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Lack of any senior leadership and clear direction

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Nice benefits. If you can work with little direction and feedback it is an ok job. Great point solutions.

Cons

Lack of clear direction, defined roles and common goals. Lack of communication between the C-level and the workers. The company tends to position the lower paid workers to take ownership to figure it out, with out being full educated on the company business plan. people are not paid based by value or workloads. Unrealistic workloads.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Why do we need so much management if management can not give clear direction or make business changes?

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for SunGard

  1.  

    A boat with no direction

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Geneva (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Geneva (Switzerland)

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

    Pros

    - Great to get experience.
    - People you work with are nice and smart.
    - Facilities are more than OK.

    Cons

    - Lack of strategy : today is "do what we were doing yesterday" even if everybody acknowledged that it is no longer working.
    - Package is below average/median.
    - No carrier management. You see the HR department twice, first and last day, and your manager has no say on his/her budget nor carrier development paths.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Top managers: stop focusing on the IPO and check the mid-management, right now they are left to their own device with very little success.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Underpaid for responsibilities as a Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Practice Area Manager
    Former Employee - Practice Area Manager

    I worked at SunGard full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    smart and intelligent people, excellent experience obtainied in field

    Cons

    Lack of strategic direction, not concerned about clients, no backing from senior management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow people to do their jobs, pay market salaries for management, stop laying off the best talent

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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