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Helpful (8)

Everything you read is true.

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Current Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA (US)
Current Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at Autonomy

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

If you get lucky and land a monster deal, you can make a ton of money.

Cons

No tech resources. No training. No leads. Unhappy customers due to lack of support.

Advice to Management

Invest in sales reps. Avoid high turnover. Respect reps.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    There is no hand-holding.

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff

    I have been working at Autonomy

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The matrix structure means nobody has full control or knowledge of my day-to-day activities. There is freedom as far as what hours I work and what projects I spend my time on. In general, there is not a lot of structure and very little guidance is provided. It's expected that you will figure out what works and get it done. Lots of fun if you enjoy the challenge of being thrown into a tough situation with no idea what you're doing. Difficult problems, smart people, a constant learning experience.

    Cons

    There is definitely a slave driver mentality with little concern for employees' overall well-being. This results in high turnover as people get burned out. All of the negative comments about the company are based in fact. But most of these conditions can also be positive if you happen to have the attitude and mindset required to fit in.

    Advice to Management

    Make more of an effort to keep people around. There is a huge loss in efficiency every time we lose someone with irreplaceable knowledge, and this happens far too often.

  2. Helpful (10)

    A rancid, seething mess, of a company

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    Former Employee - Developer in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Developer in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at Autonomy

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Cambridge is a great city
    Some bright folk that have been conned into working here for a short while
    Great sewage work smells
    If you have chav tastes you will be well catered for with football tickets avaible at Spurs

    Cons

    Exceptionally poor company to be an employee
    Sweat shop style
    Thoroughly dislikeable management
    Feel like a con worker
    All the disadvantages of a start up with few of the benefits

    Advice to Management

    Get out before the sham is exposed

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