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"Culture varies by function and its not all rosy"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Director in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Senior Director in Palo Alto, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at VMware full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Leadership and HR initiatives such as corporate values are great attempts to provide direction and aspirations. Free food and entertainment.

Cons

VMware falls short in keeping its leaders and especially people managers accountable with MBOs, no consistency or oversight to ensure equity across the company on compensation and promotions. Compensation for people with tenure always lags the market. Very limited career path as you rise up the ladder and its who you know, not what you can do.

Advice to Management

People programs has to mature quickly and start taking care of your talent with competitive compensation and growth opportunities especially in Silicon Valley. Appreciate diversity and beware of leaders who bring in people who are just like them.

Other Employee Reviews for VMware

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Architects of What's Next"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers and Community

    Cons

    Still working out the cons!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good place for software engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Road map is pretty clear. Keep top in the market. Good execution skill and focus on customers.

    Cons

    The product line is narrow. Not so many products in whole enterprise software stack.

    Advice to Management

    More imagination and innovation.

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