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Found 102 of over 104 reviews
3.4
58% Recommend to a Friend
59% Approve of CEO

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    very good

    Sep 1, 2015 -  in Burbank, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    flexible schedule and free environment

    Cons

    there is nothing is downside in thi

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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Sells the position as a good resume builder

    Feb 13, 2018 - Inside Sales Representative in Menomonee Falls, WI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    You barely have to qualify to get the job.

    Cons

    They find new ways every 6 months or so to re-figure how commissions are paid out. Seniority means nothing and if you bring up concerns you'll be blacklisted and eventually fired. They allow sexual harrasment and some supervisors even played into the childlike games and harrasment provoked by sales reps. To reitterate what another poster said it really is a zoo. It was a growing business with big hopes when I started and a year later there was a bigger layoff every 3 months that consisted of some of their best supervisors and staff members. High stress environment, it felt like being in an abusive relationship. Worst job experience of my life.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Director of Finance

    Aug 26, 2017 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    On Site Cafeteria and coffee

    Cons

    The Senior Management wasted time

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Software Engineering

    May 23, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Many opportunities to select from

    Cons

    Too Big; lots of politics

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Salary Review

    May 16, 2016 - Product Sales Specialist in Dublin, OH
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good Culture, Great Sales Support, Strong Technical Team Leads

    Cons

    Applications Revenue Propped Up By Acquisitions Without Overall Strategy Of Solution Footprint Roadmap. Paralyzed Customer Purchasing Decisions and Sales Management Unsure of How to Resolve Sales Team Conflicts with Overlapping Solutions.

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  7. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Sales

    Mar 28, 2016 - Sales in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Columbus is nice in the summer.

    Cons

    Hard to company to work for.

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Contract to full time

    Feb 19, 2016 - Senior Consultant in Columbus, OH
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Was a small company. Lot of control over the systems. Supported hcm and financials

    Cons

    Petty politics. Issues with senior management.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee

    System Admin

    Dec 21, 2015 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Coming from Comergent Technologies I was surrounded by innovative people building something exciting.

    Cons

    After the purchase by Sterling Commerce things fell apart hopefully IBM will do better

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Director, Contracts

    Nov 13, 2015 - Senior Contract Manager in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful working environment; very caring Executive Team; quarterly meetings with employees to provide a full company update to all.

    Cons

    Since I worked in the Dallas office and Headquarters was in Columbus, Ohio, it was a frequent problem to get answers in a timely manner.

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  11. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    good

    Oct 22, 2015 - Account Manager in Dublin, OH
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good company back in the day

    Cons

    brought out by sbc..went down hill

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Sterling Commerce has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 104 reviews left anonymously by employees. 58% of employees would recommend working at Sterling Commerce to a friend and 24% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Sterling Commerce employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Sterling Commerce. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

58% of Sterling Commerce employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Sterling Commerce 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Sterling Commerce to be culture, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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