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  1. "Great Intern Program"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Very great environment to learn in, fun company events, great internship program

    Cons

    Average age is older and less exciting for the younger crowd

  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Proposal Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Great benefits; including work from home

    Cons

    Occasional surprise layoffs under the guise of “business realignment”

  3. "Awesome place"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at VMware full-time

      Pros

      Good work culture in the compsny

      Cons

      No cons in the compsny

    • "Great company to work for"

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        Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Nashville, TN

        I have been working at VMware full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Work life balance, benefits

        Cons

        No con to give at this time

      • "Great company to work"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at VMware full-time for more than 20 years

        Pros

        flexible hours can move between team passionate people

        Cons

        too much flexibility allow abuse of the system

      • "Great place to work, with great benefits"

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        Current Employee - Senior Proposal Manager in Reston, VA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at VMware full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Really great benefits - medical, dental, vision, etc Plus other "soft" benefits: lunches provided on about half the Fridays in the year; kitchen with free snacks, soft drinks, bottled water, fruit drinks; Flexible work location for most positions

        Cons

        Surprise layoffs even after a record-breaking year.

        Advice to Management

        Manage in such a way that a "business realignment" isn't necessary

      • "To"

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        Former Employee - EUC AE 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

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

        Pros

        Excellent product Easy to get in the door Confusing product set that doesn’t really have a complete story Great commerodery between SEs, specialists and core reps

        Cons

        Somewhat unrealistic goals Unmanageable territories GEH Management cares more about their image than actual excellence - not focused on customer success Lots of finger pointing in specialist position with expectations changing quarterly Lower level management cares more about reports than actually having time to sell Layoffs just about every February Management hard to trust and very disconnected with real...

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        Advice to Management

        List to your reps, listen to your customers and don’t ignore the market and feedback.

      • "software engineer"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
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        I have been working at VMware full-time

        Pros

        fun, challenge, perks, vacation, and more

        Cons

        over time, and more, and more

      • "Great company; great people"

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        Former Employee - Director 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at VMware full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Great executive leadership Great stated values Great opportunity to learn and grow

        Cons

        Processes can be cumbersome Lots of egos

      • "A great company to with"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at VMware full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Work culture is great Compensation is good

        Cons

        career growth and development is slow

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