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Updated 27 January 2015
Updated 27 January 2015
4,160 Reviews
3.4
4,160 Reviews
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Dell Chairman and CEO Michael S. Dell
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • work life balance; flexible work hours; empowered individual contributors (in 557 reviews)

  • They give you a very nice laptop and dock so you can work from home when needed (in 245 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance can become a challenge; frequent reorganizations affect work quality (in 170 reviews)

  • The senior management reporting to Michael is very uneven with a couple of real bozos (in 81 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. Featured Review

     

    Senior Solutions Support Engineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Support Engineer in Austin, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Support Engineer in Austin, TX (US)

    I have been working at Dell full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Dynamic environment, sharp team members, diverse individuals.

    Cons

    Top heavy management, sometimes under appreciative of hard work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce layers...and, ICs deserve better perks. De-promote people who get lazy after getting promotion.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Dell Response

    Jan 26, 2015Candidate and Employee Experience Team

    Thank you for your review! On a regular basis, we discuss the posts on Glassdoor including the advice to management - which provides our leadership team a great deal of visibility! We appreciate the ... More

  2.  

    Work Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Director in Bangalore

    I have been working at Dell full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Exciting work culture driven by values and ownership

    Cons

    nothing really. exciting place to be in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work and maintain the culture of Dell. Great Work life balance and fair compensation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great company

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

    I have been working at Dell

    Pros

    Hi I would like to share few cons....the company is good..working environment awesome

    Cons

    Everyone is friendly...love to work there....hope to bring some value to company through my efforts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    everything fine

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  5.  

    Technical Support Expert

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Support Expert in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Technical Support Expert in Bangalore

    I worked at Dell full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Most people are very nice
    Provides competitive salary at the time of hiring
    Great exposure and learning for freshers/beginners

    Cons

    Work environment is brutal. Policies and rules keeps changing every week
    No good salary hike
    Lots of internal politics
    Not many career growth opportunities due to internal politics
    HR works in favor of employer rather than employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should plan on retaining senior experienced employees rather than letting go senior employees and hiring new ones very often

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Bangalore

    I worked at Dell full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work life Balance
    Excellent Team Members
    Able leadership

    Cons

    Hikes at times may be not to the expectations (But nothing matches if work life balance is good)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep Going..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nice place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analysis Senior Analyst in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Business Analysis Senior Analyst in Bangalore

    I have been working at Dell full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Work life balance.
    Easy Collaboration with other teams.
    Management is approachable.
    Fun activities.

    Cons

    More focus on visibility rather than work.
    Appraisal cycle / No ratings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start the rating system again and keep the appraisals in March

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Bangalore

    I have been working at Dell full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very transparent
    Immense learning opportunities
    Provides enough challenges to diversify your skills

    Cons

    Resources committed to innovation could be improved

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Very clear on future

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Very good work culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Bangalore

    I have been working at Dell full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Openness, good work life balance, work from home

    Cons

    a bit less salary compared to industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    RnR policy should be more refined. better rewards

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Job, Salary workculture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Test Engineer I in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Test Engineer I in Bangalore

    I have been working at Dell full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Amazing job profiles and work culture

    Cons

    Salary is a big turn off. Lot of changes from management front comes up which makes employees conscious

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need better salaries and promotions to retain resources

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Dell is definitely one of the best place to work

    Current Employee - Software Development Analyst in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Development Analyst in Bangalore

    I have been working at Dell full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Compensation
    Great Work Life Balance

    Cons

    No Onsite
    Parking Charges for Employees

    Dell Response

    Jan 19, 2015Candidate and Employee Experience Team

    We appreciate you taking the time and sharing your feedback with us. Thank you

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