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  1. Helpful (15)

    "The Firm Allows Low Performance (And Calls It “Culture”)"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Workday

    Pros

    1) Can coast by easily doing minimal work 2) Pays well when factoring RSUs and ESPP 3) Emphasis in work life balance and getting along with coworkers 4) Good fringe benefits such as getting to attend the Altitude conference every year

    Cons

    Services consultant here. This is what I see out in the field with customers: 1) Other consultants that do the bare minimum for their customers leaving them extremely dissatisfied and wishing they went with a partner 2) Consultants that get rolled off projects year over year and are still with the firm because managing out low performers is a foreign concept to Workday 3) Management and project leadership caring more...

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    Advice to Management

    If leadership is looking to do a big shake up of how services is managed I say go for it and leave no stone unturned. They would be shocked at what people are getting away with and what customers are having to deal with. Meanwhile I hope what I describe is just limited to my own org and not other teams in services.

    Workday2019-05-11
  1. "Wonderful place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Pleasanton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work life balance, paternity/maternity leave. Awesome people and awesome work environment

    Cons

    Sometimes have to work late? Sr Management gets lost sometimes

    Workday2019-06-20
  2. Helpful (18)

    "Don't beleive the hype"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Pleasanton, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Dogs allowed * Company is successful and doing well in SAS space

    Cons

    * Overzealous about being recognized as a top place to work, always encouraging employees to vote that way * Weekly, performance management review, submitted anonymously by your employees in the form of a survey * One Product = engineering ceiling * Worst travel policy in Silicon Valley - Business class not allowed unless over 9 hours of travel and the requires VP approval and has to be related to a client or customer...

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    Advice to Management

    Study successful tech organizations, compare comp packages, stop making employees suffer on long distant travel

    Workday2019-05-31

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