Responsys - Good work environment but in need of clear routes for professional growth. | Glassdoor
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Helpful (3)

"Good work environment but in need of clear routes for professional growth."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hayward, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hayward, CA
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Lax work environment.
- Most coworkers are friendly.
- Benefits are okay.
- Most management is respectful.
- Some flexibility with work times.

Cons

- Lack of recognition.
- There is a lot of hype about how the company is successful and extremely profitable, but it seems that there aren't too many raises.
- Often times long hours.
- Often times work is mundane.
- Sometimes you'll see some workers try to pull "power trips," but that can be anywhere.

Advice to Management

- Create transparent means of obtaining raises.
- Be flexible with work habits (i.e. working from home etc...)
- Allow employees to draw a line between work and life.
- Management should follow the 3M company model to spur innovation.

Other Employee Reviews for Responsys

  1. Helpful (7)

    "Worthwhile only as a stop along the way"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Bruno, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Bruno, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fast growing, successful company.
    Some interesting technology.
    Some good people.
    Hiring like crazy.
    Recent efforts to hire talented people.
    Reasonable work-life balance.
    Possible to negotiate good starting salary.

    Cons

    Poor engineering management. Managers too often behave as though all programmers are plug-compatible automatons.
    Rigid, hierarchical management structure that stifles collaboration.
    Poor engineering standards - perfunctory design reviews, no code coverage standards, too few
    automated tests, no automated UI testing.
    Low programmer morale.
    Few career advancement opportunities.
    Little or no recognition for good work. Minimal or no raises, bonuses or stock option grants.

    Advice to Management

    Implement 360-degree reviews, remove managers who fare poorly on reviews
    Flatten the engineering management structure
    Improve development methodology
    Provide positive feedback and regular, merit-based reviews


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Responsys"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Responsys is a growing company.

    Cons

    Emotional Intelligence appears to be lacking in some departments and management teams. False promises are too common.

    Advice to Management

    Employee reviews, respect, competitive compensation packages and work/life balance are important and should not be lost in this time of success and growth.


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