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Updated Jul 6, 2020

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Being a woman in tech, I only recently started advocating for myself at work about advancement opportunities. Because of this I wanted to ask this question to my male counterparts. When you have 1:1's with your direct reports and talk about career growth / aspirations what is your managers’ response typically? I’d like to gauge how my experience (negative) differs from others. For instance are you met with blockades, enthusiasm, dread, etc?

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  • "Management Apprehensive of putting aggressive investment in new territories and not flexible as per the local regional demands.(in 21 reviews)
  • "With a major shareholder civil law suite against the company (Don't believe me, google imperva law suite), CEO out, stocks down , major talents jumping the ship, the company is at down fall and will be sold soon.(in 11 reviews)
  • "New CEO is arrogant and does not mingle with the 'little people'.(in 8 reviews)
  • "Managers (C(in 7 reviews)
  • "No respect for personal life.(in 5 reviews)
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  1. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Don’t believe all the 5-star hype

    Jun 5, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Talented, hardworking and smart individual contributors. Solid solutions. Sales team trying to do right by customers.

    Cons

    Lacks strategy with a new C-level leadership team that is in way of their heads. Concerned more with hiring buddies than the best talent. New CEO is out for herself, trusts no one and micromanages. New CRO full of smoke and mirrors. Inexperienced leadership at top is impacting middle management and front line workers.

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    12 people found this review helpful

    Imperva Response

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    Thank you for your candid feedback. There is no doubt that Imperva is full of talented, hard-working individuals that enable us to be an industry leader. Our goal is to provide more transparency to employees around our three year strategy, executive decision making and of course, to amplify the employee voice. Seeing that you are a current employee, I welcome the opportunity to discuss your concerns and frustrations in confidence. Please reach out anytime.

  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Radical Transparency

    Sep 14, 2018 - Sales in Redwood City, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Market leading tech WAF becoming more commoditized Database is still green field with upside and very few competitors Passionate people Paying market or above to new hires to compensate for above average attrition rate Efforts underway to address problem areas for over a year since new CEO joined

    Cons

    CEO Chris Hylen is widely viewed as responsible for the high attrition rate Unpredictible mood, behavior swings, and direction to staff Exec Staff behave like they never know when or why the next swing will occur Tech innovation has slowed to a crawl Customer and employee retention have become big challenges Finance and G&A continue to slow Sales execution with processes not seen at much larger public companies Customer Support used to be a differentiator, not so today "Imperva Credo" corporate values are a step in the right direction if demonstrated from the top down - which unfortunately employees generally agree is not happening yet Run like an MBA project (work groups, streams, teams, exec offsites to Normandy to walk the battle fields...) with very little interest or understanding of what will actually delight customers

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    22 people found this review helpful
  3. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year