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"Great opportunity for an eager employee, but too much bureaucracy to move things along"

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Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Menlo Park, CA
Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Menlo Park, CA
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No opinion of CEO

Pros

Wealth of resources, telecommuting and flex office policy means you can work from anywhere, lots of opportunities for learning and taking on extra responsibilities.

Cons

The resources are burdened with bureaucracy, because so many people telecommute, the buildings feel ghostly and you never know where people are on a given day.

Advice to Management

Not sure how things have changed since the Oracle acquisition, but quicker turn around times for inter department tasks would have been helpful.

Other Employee Reviews for Sun Microsystems

  1. "Employee Friendly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, Respect for employees

    Cons

    improvements needed in Decision Making, Leadership, accountability


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    "Great workplace"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    independence and freedom to innovate

    Cons

    hard decision making when it come to direction

    Advice to Management

    make the decision quickly and move on

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