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"Awful Professional Experience"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at SunGard full-time

Pros

Ability to network and find opportunities in other companies.

Cons

Management, management, management. Inexperienced management with no concern for the growth of their employees. Stale management that are all very comfortable in their present positions, with no desire to learn, grow, or advance professionally. This unfortunately does not allow the people that they manage to grow and results in forcing the smarter, harder working, more motivated talent right out of the company. This is rampant in the Sungard VPM segment of the business. In addition, all focus is on billable hours. The core of the company is like a bad car dealership, caring only about sales and nothing else.

Advice to Management

Change. A comprehensive change in management is desparately needed if there is any hope of being successful and competitive in the future.

Other Employee Reviews for SunGard

  1. "SunGard changes management like weather in Chicago"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at SunGard as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you refer someone and they stick it out the referral bonuses are great.

    Cons

    Constant management changes, not noticed for quality of work or lack of work.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Think twice before joining this company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SunGard full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The benefit package is competitive and they have a very good 401K. Co workers are friendly and there is always plenty of work to be done.

    Cons

    Lack of flexibility
    No communication
    Constant reorganization
    The environment feels more like that of a kindergarten than an office, employees treated like children, scolded for various actions, like that of a child
    Workload distribution is uneven, many have nothing to do while a few select employees have more to do than they can complete in an eight hour day
    Overtime is encouraged and admired, hours worked are broadcasted by many as an accomplishment, it almost feels like a competition on who can work the most

    Advice to Management

    Treat those that work hard with respect and remove those that do not
    Communicate better with employees
    Realize that some who log in long hours are milking the system and stretching out their responsibilities. This is partially in response to low to no raise etc.
    Provide a career path
    Stop trying to pacify employees with hollow remarks on how management is taking steps to improve morale, we are smarter than that and it sounds ridiculous. We know change will never happen, its the Sungard way.
    Odd behaviors are overlooked and almost encouraged.


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