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Great work environment, good place to start an IT career
Technical Support Engineer (Former Employee), CanadaMay 6, 2014
Pros: excellent work environment.
Cons: on a busy day it can feel a bit like a sweatshop, limited opportunities for gaining skills outside support.
Overall VMware is an excellent employer, with great work environment. For the most part it's well managed. It's an interesting place to learn about virtualization and how a datacenter is managed. Maybe not so much for someone with a lot of hands-on experience or who wants to work directly with provisioning IT services to end users.
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Great working environment with very supportive management
Technical Support Engineer (Storage/Fault) (Former Employee), Burlington, ONApril 29, 2014
Productive and relaxed work ethics.
Great team.
Free breakfast
rotating shifts
phone call queue for support calls
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Great culture, benefits and decent salary
Technical Support Engineer (Current Employee), Burlington, ONApril 24, 2014
Pros: catered lunches, company events, great benefits
Cons: career opportunities are limited at local sites
Overall great company in terms of compensation and benefits as well as culture and people. Slow advancement within the centre and work load increased year after year
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Amazing people and lively environment
Business Analyst (Current Employee), Burlington, ONNovember 5, 2013
Pros: feast, snack area.
Cons: distance
Day starts with checking mails to replying to people at different locations.
I sit with technical engineers to gather data and their feedback oon the prototype I am working on.
Meetings and day is over with continuous communication with my manager.
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Great company to work for.
Technical Support/Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Burlington, ONOctober 17, 2013
Pros: free lunches, benefits, flexibility.
Cons: sometimes a lot of sitting.
I loved working for this company. Had a very positive environment overall. Managers were great, and the company had a very dynamic environment, which greatly effected employee behavior into adapting new changes at a higher rate. Co-workers were very helpful.
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Great Place to Work
Change Readiness & Training Lead (Former Employee), Burlington, ONOctober 16, 2013
Pros: free drinks and food!
Cons: lots of travel!
VMware is awesome! Its a great culture to be a part of!

Great Place to Work!
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Consumer Desktop Support (Former Employee), Burlington, ONMay 1, 2013
Pros: weekly free lunches. free snacks and drinks
Cons: likely to be laid off within the next 2 years.
VMware was a great place to work and I envisioned working there for many years to come. Unfortunately after some company changes a lot of jobs were sold off. Job security with this company is at an all time low with more centers being built overseas.
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Lovely place to learn and grow your career
Candidate Development Recruiter (Former Employee), Burlington, ONFebruary 5, 2013
I was very happy with my time at VMware and would recommend the company to fellow job seekers. Management was always there for support and guidance, and proved to be excellent mentors. The work environment was enjoyable - fun and laid back, but work was the priority. Their on-boarding process allowed me to really get a strong understanding for the position – more... and I always felt encouraged to ask questions. Top notch employers! – less
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Job is tough, but many good perks
Technical Support Engineer (Former Employee), Burlington, ONNovember 16, 2012
Pros: free juice/pop/chocolate milk, weekly food/snacks, day 1 benefits, free training
Cons: call centre
Call centre type job where you are working with System Admins who are having issues.
- On the phone for most of the day which never leaves enough time for research on your current issues
+ Plenty of resources to help you do your work. Co-workers are great and full of character
+ Management good as well, want you to excel and grow with company.
+ They – more... know work is hard, so they have xbox, ps3, ping pong table and foosball table, to relieve stress.
+ free drinks/pop/snacks to keep people happy
+ Treated to catered food every week
+ free training – less
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VMware Summary
Technical Support Engineer (Current Employee), Burlington, ONOctober 15, 2012
Pros: free lunches, team outings, benefits, entertainment (video games and foosball table)
Cons: office location
An ever rapidly growing company still hiring people around the globe.

That said, we are all usually very busy with customers and tasks.

There are lots of learning opportunities and exciting products.

Managers are a big question mark as I have had bad and great managers, so I guess management is okay as far as average is concerned.

Hardest part of – more... the job is dealing with the phones and the most enjoyable is to be able to learn and cooperate with teams around the globe. – less
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Great place to work
Intern - Central Financial Planning & Analysis (Former Employee), Palo Alto, CANovember 11, 2014
Pros: free snacks and concerts
Cons: finance does not enjoy the same work-life balance as the product managers
My first time in California. Had a good summer MBA internship there
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Fast Paced, Excellent work culture
Program Manager - IT Finance (Former Employee), Palo Alto, CANovember 2, 2014
VMWare is a excellent company to work with with very good compensation.
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Account Executive (Former Employee), Austin, TXOctober 27, 2014
Pros: free breakfast every friday
Cons: insides sales is turning into a call center enviroment.
VMware is an awesome company to work for. The company totally believes inwork/life balance. They provide an enviroment to grow and training is prevelant. The Managers have an open door policy and support the work of their team.
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No Life as a Consultant
Sr Global Partner Bus Enablement Manager (Current Employee), Palo AltoOctober 24, 2014
Very micro-managing organization.
School Environment
Disparity towards Consultants.
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VMware is a wonderful place to work as it's the people who make working there special
Process Assurance Manager (Current Employee), Palo Alto, CaliforniaOctober 14, 2014
I'm challenged everyday with having to constantly make both tactical & strategic decisions leveraging sound collaboration with both local and global team members
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Versatile Software Engineer
Software Engineer, Product Manager (Former Employee), Sydney, NSWOctober 12, 2014
Part of a small team within massive projects, collaborating with developers from Silicon Valley to Bulgaria. Required enourmous adaptability and agility, rapidly switching between products, technology stacks, and programming languages.
Flagged as a rising star through innovative capabilities, as well as initiative and problem solving abilities. Published – more... and presented a peer-reviewed paper in VMware's internal engineering conference in San Francisco. – less
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Create a specific team into a large company
Senior Director EMEA for Desktop (Former Employee), ParisOctober 2, 2014
Manage friction between sales representatives.
Increase market share and develop tacatic and strategic approach with Core Salesmen and Channel.
Close large business opportunities
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Positive workplace tempered by not-so-mature processes
senior consultant (Former Employee), Palo Alto, CASeptember 30, 2014
A vibrant environment with a young resource pool in senior roles. Lacks an experienced context in terms of seasoned approach to meeting objectives. Successful and timely execution of objectives hampered by not-so-mature processes and a few immature, insecure resources.
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ENTERPRISE SALES EXECUTIVE (Current Employee), Austin, TXSeptember 15, 2014
VMware is radically transforming IT with technologies that make your business more agile, efficient and profitable. A pioneer in virtualization and policy-driven automation, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center. We deliver value to more than 500,000 customers through virtualization software, professional services and a robust – more... ecosystem of more than 55,000 partners that drives application interoperability and customer choice. – less
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great products two companies
Regional Practice Director -Advisory Services (Former Employee), Palo Alto, CASeptember 11, 2014
there is the Palo Alto culture and then there is the field - Very Political- organization is in constant flux and there are people who make it their job to accomplish nothing and just promote what they would do in the next reorg- VMware rewards that

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