Focused company with innovative technology, the employees are a great bunch of people who try to help each other.
flat structure that does not allow for career advancement. ability to tell the bad news with fear of reprisal. Some managers only hire externally within their own image, and unfairly protect these new folk over and above what is right for the company, Hiring people from backgrounds that are not systems related should be questioned.
Advice to Management
Promote and hire from within, show real effort to employee growth. Listen more open to employee feedback. Build in job rotations amongst the seniro manamgement team, to ensure a balanced knowledge toward the business. Never assume that employees are happy, stay proactive on the front foot - there is always something that can be fixed.
I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Sun Microsystems in July 2008.
It was pretty straight forward. I worked with the hiring manager in a previous capacity. She thought I would be a good candidate for the work, so we talked. Then she put me in touch with her boss, and I scheduled an interview. The interview was less about education and more about experience. I got a job offer and accepted.
Yes, I asked for a higher salary.