VMware Reviews

Updated 27 Jan 2021

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger
Pat Gelsinger
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  1. COVID-19

    "Lack of direction for Pivotal Labs"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great perks, pandemic leave, good health insurance

    Cons

    Pat Gelsinger, a great CEO is gone, Pivotal Labs future is unknown

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  2. "Great company, challenging years ahead"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Great Work Life balance & Superb culture

    Cons

    Don't have a system for progression.


  3. "A company struggling with change"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large customer base, historical respect

    Cons

    Growing irrelevance in a cloud-first world

  4. "Great com to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Support 

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Great to work with global team

    Cons

    Nothing really but office politica

  5. "Inside sales"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work at

    Cons

    Not any that i can think off

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  6. "Flexible work environment but bad culture"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Senior Solution Engineer in Sydney

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work environment Many good people Good salary and benefits Good products

    Cons

    Entirely revenue focused Poor communication from management and little thought given to effect of decisions on employees Limited progression opportunities in many roles - they tend to hire for new skills and then cut people in the regular annual redundancies each Feb rather than develop internally

  7. "Great company, great strategy"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pre-Sales Engineer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Awesome software. Great strategy. Excellent acquisitions.

    Cons

    Traditionally poor partner strategy in regional areas. Improving with some work to do. SE strategy and Teamwork needs improvement in some areas

  8. "A good start for newcomers in a top tier vendor"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance, skilled coworkers, unlimited skill ceiling.

    Cons

    Post associate progression could be faster.

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  9. "Awesome"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer 

    I worked at VMware full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Best place to work Great Technology Technology Leader

    Cons

    Indian Management need to be open-minded and grow

  10. "Solution Architect"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Architect in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    good benefits - paid internet, GYM etc

    Cons

    politics, politics, politics and more politics

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