Sabre Reviews

Updated 7 August 2014
Updated 7 August 2014
360 Reviews

3.3
360 Reviews
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Sabre President and CEO Tom Klein
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/life balance; groups with good knowledge and great cultures (in 55 reviews)

  • Good place to work - many employees are able to work from home (in 49 reviews)


Cons
  • Very little regard for work-life balance overall and compensation is below market (in 22 reviews)

  • Work from home depends on manager and the team you are working in (in 6 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent people, bad management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer  in  Southlake, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Southlake, TX (US)

    I have been working at Sabre full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People are wonderful, good benefits

    Cons

    Management tends to be a bit stuck in the '90s. Layoffs are terrifying. things go slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be less structured. Have the ability for WFH. Offer more benefits to attract a younger employer base.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great company, great job.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sabre

    Pros

    Cool industry (travel), fun & smart colleagues. Plenty of HR and training available. Strong healthy benefits and plenty of travel opportunities if you are on the business side.

    Cons

    Large organization leads to processes, complexity. Can be top-heavy at times... especially post-IPO.

  3.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Contributor Business Analyst  in  Southlake, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Contributor Business Analyst in Southlake, TX (US)

    I have been working at Sabre full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good career growth. Travel options.

    Cons

    Frequent Layoffs. Career restricted to travel industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No frequent layoffs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Tehnology

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great visionary leaders. Great teachnology.

    Cons

    None. Great company to work for with great people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fantastic place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Southlake, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Southlake, TX (US)

    I have been working at Sabre full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Friendly and open culture
    - Supports community involvement
    - Lots of opportunity to move within the company and get exposure to different areas

    Cons

    - Timeline from idea conception to development and implementation can be lengthy
    - Horizontal movement can take quite a bit of time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should consider ways to promote and enable more horizontal movement within the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Software engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sabre

    Pros

    very nice, friendly, nice projects, great salary

    Cons

    compensation, work-life ballance, office culture, abc, sda

  8.  

    Director

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sabre full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Love the travel domain. Diverse culture and great opportunities available to work on a broad set of technologies

    Cons

    compensation not very competitive - esp for long tenure employees. every organization seems to pushing their own agenda

  9.  

    Diamond in the rough

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director of Marketing  in  Southlake, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Director of Marketing in Southlake, TX (US)

    I have been working at Sabre full-time

    Pros

    Great collaborative environment. Very impressive team with incredible energy. New CEO has initiated much-needed upgrades across much of the senior management team, which is bringing strategic focus, operational rigor and great optimism for continued growth and success. Sabre provides mission-critical support to customers in the airline, travel and hotel industries. This creates exciting job opportunities across the board, especially in product development, marketing and sales roles, but many of the corporate function jobs are very engaged with customers as well.

    Cons

    Need more and better internal communications.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Current changes are very welcomed.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    A very good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Sabre full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Good technologies to work with
    Good benefits
    Good package
    Awesome and best parties
    Good facilities

    Cons

    For me the team was not that friendly but the company is going in right direction to make a more conducive environment for new hires

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue doing the thinks you are doing to support innovation and employee involvment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great company culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Head Product Marketing  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Head Product Marketing in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Sabre full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, fast-paced teams, super industry

    Cons

    As with all large companies, movement can be slower than desired

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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