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Oracle Reviews

Updated 16 November, 2018
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Oracle CEO's Safra A. Catz & Mark Hurd
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  • "Slight issues could be with work-life balance" (in 337 reviews)

  • "No hikes for first 2 years inspite of performance" (in 492 reviews)

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  1. "Application sales manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Applications Sales Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good company and compensation plan

    Cons

    Ever changing comp plan and product focus


  2. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Love working with the latest technology

    Cons

    Yet to figure it out.

  3. "Good place to work but employees are just a commodity"

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    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer
    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oracle full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Remote work
    - Can be meaningful
    - Good people
    - Great experience builder
    - Access to internal Oracle training
    - Good benefits, RRSP match, Stock purchase
    - Flexibility

    Cons

    - Too large to care
    - Profit, Profit, Profit
    - Disjointed teams
    - Poor internal communication
    - Skills don't translate
    - Many customers would rather not use Oracle
    - Raises are rare
    - Non-existent career development
    - Little advancement opportunity
    - Little to no performance feedback from management; annual reviews are useless.
    - Zero incentive to increase performance.

    Advice to Management

    People Matter


  4. "Great place to grow"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    Great training.
    Great opportunities
    Great people

    Cons

    Inwardly focused
    Process heavy
    You have to make your own fun

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of Mark Hurd. It was way better before he arrived and is getting worse each year.


  5. "Service delivery engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    perfect env to develope your skills

    Cons

    EMEA managers not have any plan to push technical staff for any grow


  6. "Territory Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    A company which takes care of its employees and has opportunities to make money

    Cons

    dont get stuck in a bad territory


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    Employer RRSP contribution, benefits, vacation plan

    Cons

    outdated office, lack of career development/training

  8. Helpful (1)

    "A lot of opportunities to learn if you apply yourself"

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    Former Employee - Incentive Compensation Manager
    Former Employee - Incentive Compensation Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oracle full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Freedom to organize your own work; access to a lot of cool technologies and training; flexible environment

    Cons

    Just because they can take on the load, good employees usually receive more work with little to no reward

    Advice to Management

    Find better ways to retain talent


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Slow paced and underpaid"

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    Former Employee - Support in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Support in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Oracle full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Central location. Co-workers were nice

    Cons

    Boring, underpaid and forgotten about.

    Advice to Management

    Provide opportunities to grow


  10. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    Good for overall growth of career

    Cons

    Too big to make your presence


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