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Updated September 21, 2018
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  1. "Sales Operations Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sony full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work with excellent benefits

    Cons

    Executive management sometimes difficult based on cultural expectations


  2. "So Many Long Hours"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sony (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great learning opportunity, like an investment bank, get along well with the people, learned many marketing opportunities

    Cons

    Worked Japanese hours around the clock, 8 am to 9 pm some days,

    Advice to Management

    Stop making us work long hours and chiding us

  3. "Benefit"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony (More than a year)

    Pros

    They gave very good discounts

    Cons

    Not much of a con but the servers go down a lot


  4. "Sales associates"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sony part-time

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth and friendly environment

    Cons

    None. Sometimes it would become monotunous


  5. "good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    loved working there. it was great

    Cons

    non. it was a great place


  6. "No upward mobility"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sony full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Job for life...until it isn't.

    Cons

    All decisions are made in Tokyo. Survival is all about politics and who you know.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Not so bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sony full-time

    Pros

    Legacy Brand that has awesome products built to last

    Cons

    Japanese hierarchy culture where feedback to innovate is not valued

    Advice to Management

    Open space for feedback and transformation

  8. "Proofreader"

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    Former Employee - Proofreader in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Proofreader in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Proficient in spelling and proofreading.
    Able to get along with co-workers and help others as needed.
    Ability to explain and demonstrate multiple types of situations.

    Cons

    Hard to accept occasional misspelled words from co-workers with similar situations. Remedy: Work with others to help by having them work with a partner.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "system engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sony full-time

    Pros

    Best technologies, tools, best 401k and perks

    Cons

    No remote work. not much appreciations from mgmt.


  10. "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Park Ridge, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Park Ridge, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great group of people, able to be self directed.

    Cons

    Management doesn't view IT as essential

    Advice to Management

    Take advantage of your IT department and utilize their experience.


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