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16 people found this helpful  

If you choose to work here, you are making a mistake!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Pleasanton, CA (US)

ProsExceptional technology, helpful well intentioned but completely disempowered middle management.

Cons-Senior Executive leadership dictatorial approach is formula for failure.
-While claimed domain expertise is HR, HR systems are lacking, sub-par integration with benefit providers (I still get mail and email from benefit providers as if i work there!) and well below market benefits and compensation packages.
-HR and legal team way over their heads
-Middle management completely powerless and has no control over their domain.
-Culture is not as described. It is long workdays for low pay and no loyalty in return

Advice to Senior ManagementGood luck on your way to the scrap heap history with all the other companies with good technology, an outstanding founder who "let it get away" by entrusting the company to the wrong people. My advice is to make Sr. Leadership change NOW or all your great ideas will be for naught. Stretching the truth about customers and customer stories, about technology capabilities, about internal expertise only works for a while. Tell the truth! Practice what you preach regarding HR practices!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Brilliant motivated genuinely good people

    Education (Current Employee) Pleasanton, CA (US)

    I have been working at Workday


    Pros: This company is going to make a lot of people very… Cons: Limited equity-small pre IPO offers, very poor benefits, sub standard… Advice to Senior Management: Pay raises are absolutely an imperative or you will begin to lose folks, also more… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    5 people found this helpful  

    amazing, but...

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Workday


    Pros: hugely talented team, lots of opportunities for creative and sometimes groundbreaking work. across the… Cons: the team is generally overworked and underpaid relative to competitive opportunities. the hard work… Advice to Senior Management: put a bit more focus on investing in the employee base rather than just building the next big company.… More
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