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"Your experience will vary widely based on your manager"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Professional Services Consultant
Former Employee - Professional Services Consultant
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at VMware full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Decent pay and benefits, company tech is ahead of the game

Cons

Management can be short-sighted, politically driven, and generally frustrating to deal with. Management by shiny object is often true.

Advice to Management

Read a few popular business books and actually apply the learnings. Don't kid yourself into thinking employees don't see through your games.

Other Employee Reviews for VMware

  1. "Positive"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    growing company with potential in the long run.

    Cons

    soul searching this year and having head winds.

    Advice to Management

    reduce superfilcialities


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great to average"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    1. Great people
    2. Great technology
    3. Good perks
    4. Some interesting programs in place to motivate people to take risks.

    Cons

    1. Moves slowly. Heavily weighed down by processes to make a predictable release. Consequently, innovation is limited to only some pockets within the company
    2. Attrition effects the morale of employees


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