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SunGard CEO Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
Russell P. (Russ) Fradin
230 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good organization with good work life balance(in 153 reviews)

  • "The ability to work from home and flex your work hours is really nice" (in 25 reviews)(in 21 reviews)

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  1. Good honest company

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    Former Employee - Vice President Engineering in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Very interesting work Many opportunities if you seek them out Socially and environmentally conscious

    Cons

    Some businesses could have benefitted from proactive help from execs

    Advice to Management

    Leverage synergies across businesses

  2. Great People

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    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    The people who work at Sungard are smart, creative and committed.

    Cons

    The company is only focused on the bottom line and does not value the knowledge and experience of their employees.

    Advice to Management

    If you take care of your employees they will take care of your clients.

  3. Promote more minorities into executive roles.

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    At the time I worked there, SunGard attracted a lot of smart professionals.

    Cons

    Departments were Disjointed and there was a need for more cohesiveness and better communication. Are you guys finished are you leaving now

    Advice to Management

    At the time I worked there, the companies seem very fragmented. Become more involved and communicate better with staff. Employee/hire more Minorities into executive positions.

  4. good company

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at SunGard full-time

      Pros

      Nice people, nice company, nice facility

      Cons

      benefits are not up to the standards

    • Strong tecch, no growth mentality

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at SunGard full-time

      Pros

      Strong technologists, very good sales people

      Cons

      Not innovative. Bought companies and let them either on the vine.

      Advice to Management

      Don't just milk cash cows.

    • Worst people ever met

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      Former Employee - Senior Database Administrator in North Miami Beach, FL
      Doesn't Recommend
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at SunGard full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Salary was higher than in other companies in the area Location was close to my home, so I could commute on bicycle sometimes.

      Cons

      An overall atmosphere isn't very friendly, people are rude even they are smiling. They often complain on each other, so pretty quickly you realize that there is no even a clue of what's called team spirit in this company

    • Sales

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

      I worked at SunGard full-time

      Pros

      Very knowledgeable people and culture

      Cons

      unable to integrate the companies they purchased and and be nimble in todays market. Living off their reputations and not enough development of new produscts

      Advice to Management

      Reward people who have stuck with you

    • Great experience

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

      I worked at SunGard full-time

      Pros

      Global travel opportunities, ability to learn new software and methods.

      Cons

      Many burnout quickly from the 100% travel requirements

      Advice to Management

      Focus on work-life balance

    • Review

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      Former Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Big company, many products. Good sales meetings

      Cons

      Some what cold and impersonal at times

    • Lay Offs

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        Former Employee - Project Manager 

        I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Good pay, Work from home

        Cons

        Major lay offs, communication is not great

        Advice to Management

        Keep the good people instead of outsourcing

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