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Oracle Reviews

Updated December 17, 2017
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  • You're compensated with the flexibility between personal/work life balance for that anyway (in 299 reviews)

  • no hikes , managers don't bother about growth (in 420 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Steep learning curve, great place for learning."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Partner in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Client Partner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The work is intellectually stimulating.. Great benefits and incentives for salespeople. Great culture and community. Talented leadership with years of experience

    Cons

    Challenging work that requires you to always be on your A-game. Long ramp period, 4-6 months on average. Long hours


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Vice President in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible place with many benefits like gym, cafes, bakery, unlimited vacation and great people to work with. Beautiful location and great parking.

    Cons

    Sometimes employees appear unmotivated and HR works only for management. Bonuses and focals are not always paid yearly and it’s usually a low percentage.

  3. "Regional Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great leadership, Interesting technologies, good environment and pay fairly represented.

    Cons

    Long hours and high stress

    Advice to Management

    Continue investing in technologies and people


  4. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    Good culture at the office

    Cons

    Post sale politics are tough

    Advice to Management

    More WFH


  5. "Great Culture & Career Progression Opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    People are friendly and collaborative. Management is understanding that sales has many ups and downs and take the long term view of training and developing.

    Cons

    Hard to move around within different departments in the company. Every sales job is very different.


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work place with many benefits like gym, cafes, bakery, unlimited vacation and great people to work with. Beautiful location and great parking.

    Cons

    Bonuses and focals are not always paid yearly and it’s usually a low percentage.

    Advice to Management

    Lay special emphasis on retaining high performers.


  7. "Sr Principal Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance and lot of opportunity to learn new upcoming technologies of oracle

    Cons

    Upward growth is limited and career growth is slow.

  8. "Love it, Could be a bit better, but you have your foot in the door already in Tech industry"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Consultant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Business Development Consultant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance, you are really taken care of as an employee. motivated and you have points where you have high pressure but overall a very understanding environment as long as you do what you need to.

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities could be a bit clearer, a lot of corporate tape you need to hurdle with everything. KPI's get a little murky.


  9. "good to start"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    work and life balance, and it is good to start your career

    Cons

    little room to improve yourself


  10. "Good place to gain knowledge"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Solutions Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of room for lateral growth; significant education avialble; variety of projects to work on

    Cons

    You work with Oracle products only; be careful to get manager who isvested in your career; everything is cloud oriented now; easy to get stuck in IC role

    Advice to Management

    Be more vested in employee career


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