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"Great Employer, Bad at Acquisitions"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Great benefits, great growth potential, innovative.

Cons

Gobbles up and spits out acquisitions

Advice to Management

Please think about your acquisition strategy before bringing on loads of people you don't intend to keep around. Companies are more than just a technology, they're full of people whose livelihoods depend on those jobs.

Other Employee Reviews for VMware

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Hostile work environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None that I can think of.

    Cons

    -Hostile work environment
    -CPD is junk work starring at log files and dealing with H1B's esp from China.
    -Political and toxic workplace.
    -Managers that are useless but suck upper management's rears are promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Trash the entire CPD in Palo Alto. They are useless.


  2. "VMware has been great!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    The team that I work with has been outstanding and always willing to provide assistance. There is a work life balance here that I have never had before

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons for VMware.


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