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"Growing tech company"

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Former Employee - Senior Manager in Palo Alto, CA
Former Employee - Senior Manager in Palo Alto, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at VMware full-time (More than a year)

Pros

-- Rapidly growing company provides lots of opportunities for growth
-- Lots of smart engineers and business people
-- Comfortable lifestyle
-- Nice campus in Palo Alto
-- Great pay and benefits
-- Significant employee stock purchase program (ESPP)
-- Ping pong tables everywhere!

Cons

-- No free food; limited snacks and drinks
-- Although tons of smart people, rapid growth over the past few years has significantly diluted the talent pool.
-- No shuttle to commute from SF to Palo Alto
-- Relatively weak culture (not bad, just not very apparent)

Other Employee Reviews for VMware

  1. "Fantastic company to work at"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Intern in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everyone is friendly and everyone wants to hear your ideas

    Cons

    Too many meetings, just let us get the work done


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Overall; a rollercoaster ride but OK for now"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Challenging work and new business opportunities
    - Excellent opportunities to interact with customers, partners, field, etc.
    - Agile development
    - Strength of relationship with immediate manager is critical

    Cons

    - Lots of talk and attention to culture and values but not always followed thru with real effective change.
    - Revolving door of executive and business unit management
    - Product strategy and focus changed too frequently
    - Long development cycles

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