Autonomy

  www.autonomy.com
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8 people found this helpful  

Not a good place to work, and not enough substantive and meaningful work, run by fear and trembling

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY (US)

I worked at Autonomy

Pros

Free sodas,
Ocasional free lunch
Sales Kickoff meeting is in Miami
Travel?
Nice offices

Cons

Sales management process consumes a lot of time--but spent actually selling
No performance reviews
No raises
Compensation plans are over-engineered and stacked to be in Autonomy's favor

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire competent management, who knows how to train, motivate and retain people.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 10 people found this helpful  

    It is all about the company and very little about the employee.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)

    I have been working at Autonomy

    Pros

    Management knows the way to get the best profit for the company. Great sales force that gets the products sold to the customers.

    Cons

    Non-Silicon Valley working culture. One way communication from the top. Recognition is minimal. No performance review. Employees are not shared with the company direction and vision. Upper management doesn't seem to be interested in employee feedback. Employees are assigned with tasks as it goes and told to work on them with no question asked, and yet, direction changes often and is confusing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Besides selling the product, spend some time to listen more to all employee feedback.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 8 people found this helpful  

    Challenging

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive

    I worked at Autonomy

    Pros

    Above industry average compensation, good benefits, core product is strong, good brand name recognition

    Cons

    unusually closed corporate culture, minimum communication from senior and mid-management to the field team, very tactical field management, no sales territories, multiple reps will be frequently chasing the same account

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    By adopting more mainstream management and field organization structure you can grow this business much further.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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