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VMware Reviews

Updated 14 Sep 2019

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger
Pat Gelsinger
2,274 Ratings
  1. "exciting and inspiring"

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    • Senior Management
     in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VMware

    Pros

    amazing culture great focus on the customer really looks after their employees flexible work policies focus on diversity, inclusion and giving.

    Cons

    the company will take as much from you as you give, its easy to burn out. This is totally in your control.

    VMware2016-11-29
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great company with great culture"

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    Sales Representative in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VMware

    Pros

    Employee stocks Health membership Gym membership Great technology and v strong partner network Company has a strong culture every1 is happy

    Cons

    Recent sales compensation plans changes has demotivated lot of sales staff

    VMware2016-11-11
  3. "Change is constant"

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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at VMware

    Pros

    The technology and vision is fantastic, its exciting and transformative. The flexibility in work means you can manage life as well as your job and you get to work on global projects to diversify your talents.

    Cons

    It's very US centric, outside regions come 2nd best. The structure is flat so there is little career opportunity for leadership and its again very US centric when selecting leaders. The recent announcements have left uncertainty for people.

    VMware2016-07-25
  4. "VMware"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working Work/Life Balance Challenging, innovative environment Above market remunerartion

    Cons

    No career path/development Negative politics starting to prevail. Corporate values good, but rewards/recog given to those not aligned with them Uncertainty around corporate structure Focus on cost cutting

    VMware2016-07-13
  5. "Good"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VMware

    Pros

    Good company good opportunity and people

    Cons

    None. Good company and good people

    Advice to Management

    None

    VMware2016-07-02
  6. "Partner Business Manager"

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    Current Employee - Partner Business Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at VMware full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great products, work life balance, vision & strategy, market share

    Cons

    reducing importance in SMB space, old partner programs, old systems and processes.

    VMware2016-06-29
  7. "disappointing thus far"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good benefits, good salary

    Cons

    poor management , no career path, USA centric , quite disorganised

    Advice to Management

    you hired people for their experience, so use it ...

    VMware2016-05-29
  8. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Very much focused on employee benefits and well-being. Great atmosphere in the office both socially and professionally.

    Cons

    Commission structure needs some work. Some of the old world sales guys have lost their hunting instincts.

    Advice to Management

    Revamp the sales team with young, hungry talent and pay well to attract the best.

    VMware2016-03-10
  9. "VMware in the field"

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    Systems Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VMware

    Pros

    Great people, fantastic ideas, good customers. Company provides good physical work environment and solid compensation. A pioneer in the field and respected

    Cons

    Newer products are not well integrated into the whole product set. Tries to hang on to the start-up culture but the business is beyond that and needs to grow up and become the mature organisation that it's customers need. Your experience will depend greatly on the quality of the management above you.

    Advice to Management

    Improve the products and understand the problems the customer is trying to solve. Be consistent in your decisions.

    VMware2016-01-13
  10. "Anon"

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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at VMware

    Pros

    Flexible workforce Dynamic and progressive technologies Some of the senior managers have been able ti implement good practices

    Cons

    Various levels of management capability

    Advice to Management

    More management support to get them up to a more developed career path

    VMware2016-01-12
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