Novell
3.4 of 5 271 reviews
www.novell.com Provo, UT 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Sad to See a Former Great Company Go Down the Tubes

Application Engineer (Former Employee)
Provo, UT (US)

I worked at Novell

ProsGood pay, decent benefits, nice co-workers, excellent facilities, bonuses

ConsThe company has a reputation of doing layoffs each year. They are in a downward death spiral that may not bottom out. Working there is pleasant, but you must constantly wonder if you will have a job the next week.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop changing directions every few months. Focus on selling stuff. Stop trying to be "the big player". Novell is no longer a powerhouse.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Solid place to work

Technical Support Engineer (Former Employee)
Provo, UT (US)

I worked at Novell


Pros: I enjoyed the atmosphere at Novell as much as anything else. There was always a lot of work to be done, but… Cons: The company's long-term health is somewhat in question. If the Linux strategy doesn't work, they'll have gutted… Advice to Senior Management: Trim away products that make no / little money. The company is spread too thin, and the near-constant layoffs are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Good place to work

Technology Sales Specialist (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Novell


Pros: Good portfolio of technology and products, Good work atmosphere, and… Cons: Poor reputation with customers, Novell brand is viewed as a… Advice to Senior Management: Marketing re branding, and streamlining processes can bring Novell back… More

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