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Working At Oracle

Join a fun and flexible workplace where you’ll be inspired to do your best work. Here’s what we have to say about life at Oracle.

How employees describe working at Oracle

Good but you have to hustle

Posted a month ago

Good work and life balance

Posted a month ago

awfully bad, worst culture i've experienced

know how to sell to clients

Very great spot to start your career

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What it's like to work at Oracle

  • Oracle employees generally work 8.9 hrs a day
  • Employees at Oracle report the work pace is comfortably fast
  • On a typical day, employees at Oracle have 2 meetings
  • 80% of Oracle employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
  • Oracle employees most often take unlimited paid vacation and sick days each year
  • 69% of Oracle employees report they are happy with their work life balance
  • Oracle employees never get valuable feedback on how to improve at work
  • 67% of Oracle employees call their work environment positive

Q&A With Oracle Employees

Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    Managers should actually manage PEOPLE. They manage projects, revenue, numbers, etc. But in spite of Oracle's big push for career development, managers are generally not helping their people, either by providing stretch assignments or insights on development. There is no incentive for them to participate in the development of their people; rather, they have certain tasks that need to be done, and if those get done, that is success for them. Creative thought, ambition, and a willingness to go beyond the job description is not rewarded or appreciated.

  • Oracle does not want to change. It had the worst culture in technology.

  • Oracle needs new CEO’s. Someone who is a tech visionary and focused on building innovative and market leading products vs. the financial engineering and 100% focus on pleasing wall st analysts.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    There are a lot of people at Oracle that say something like "That is the way we have always done it" This is more than just a saying, it is the corporate philosophy here at Oracle. This leads to challenges when it comes to solving problems. It is also unfortunate that teams are so well silo'd here at Oracle. It is just hard to work together as teams

  • How poor the leadership team and dual CEO’s are.

  • The culture is toxic.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • More and more difficult due to lack of strategy

  • Meh

  • Rackedover the coals

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Much of the time it is good and flexible. When there is a serious deal or situation with time sensitivity, there is zero balance and one is essentially on-call 24/7. Basically, it's extremes.

  • Pretty good.

  • This is a company where you have to balance this on your own despite the undertone of guilt and consequences for taking the time off.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    If you are in a closing sales role, if you don't hit 100% of your budget number, don't even think to ask. The raises in Sales are incremental if you are successful.

  • Don't expect ANY raises. Negotiate well on offer because what you get is it.

  • Never

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    Unlimited but most people are too scared to take it

  • Unlimited vacation, unless you're classified as hourly / OT eligible. If you're in the latter group they force you to take a week of your own vacation every year between Christmas and New Years.

  • Oracle has an unlimited vacation policy, meaning it is between you and your manager as to how much time you take off. If you get your job done, taking time off is no issue. There is not a specific number of days off per year for vacation anymore, this was a change this year and going forward.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    Frustrated and angry

  • Friendly and disenfranchised.

  • Competitive and aloof

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • The usual that you’d expect from a corporation - will say that each year I was there the benefit plans seemed to cover less and less while costs dramatically increased leaving less bring home $$!

  • standard benefits... nothing unique.

  • All the typical big tech enterprise benefits these days

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    Is it cool? Depends on whether you want cool to mean 'hip' or 'acceptable.' Depending on your position and its characteristics, it's sometimes appropriate and sometimes inappropriate. Regardless of whether it's 'cool,' it's not professional. It can make you seem unapproachable, aloof, or withdrawn. If you want to advance at Oracle, be approachable and friendly, dress professionally, work hard, meet your objectives, and try to avoid office politics.

  • No

  • Yes

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Job security feels pretty good. I am not sure my feelings really matter, since teams can be scrapped at any time based on needs of the company. This seems pretty normal in large tech cooperate America.

  • Nothing is forever.

  • Very

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Get a degree from a great school and be successful somewhere else to make sure the get the comp you deserve

  • They hire lots but there are NO promotions, NO RAISES, and NO CAREER PATHS.

  • Unsure. I came in through acquisition, so didn't come through the interview process.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Average for tech

  • Oracle workers are strict 9-5 or less.

  • Not particularly difficult. Employees are treated so badly here that you'll become a staunch advocate for work-life balance in no time at all.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Can be fun but most are 100% work focused

  • There are none.

  • Nonexistent.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • As with any large corporation, there are leaders that do this very well but the majority are awful in follow-through and over-promising and under-delivering.

  • Professional, but personal and casual.

  • Structured and fair. Generally well handled and thorough

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    Less politics; more teamwork. Everyone deflects responsibility.

  • 1– treat us as professionals 2- accept and implement new ideas 3- provide a path to higher pay through success

  • Follow a CEO who actually has some vision of the future that is innovative and inspiring vs. the bean counter/ cost management focus that is pervasive now.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    Very rich company that allows you to wine and dine clients. You will stay at the nicest hotels and everyone around you is sophisticated and an over achiever.

  • I won't be there for very much longer. This company does not give pay increases so, negotiate well when you get an offer. Good luck!!

  • The strategic direction of the company.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    Business development and strategy, growing sales and consulting services.

  • Supporting their team and setting realistic objectives ralling moral and support!

  • Look out for the needs of employees. Provide opportunity for raises. Workers are happier, more productive and remain when cared for.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    Pay increases and bonuses are random, inconsistent, and not tied to performance. Equity is rare/insignificant compared to other companies

  • Pays a bit lower than the market. Flexibility is also becoming less and less everyday.

  • Bonus based on contribution. Oracle's HR objectives seems to be to not pay employees for contribution. No salary increase for 16 years.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Top Employee Response

    You and you alone are responsible for your career development. For daily tasks, it depends on your area. Most people will give an assist if it's reasonable and infrequent.

  • each man for himself

  • Every man for himself

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Cloud subscription struggles in the face of AWS -- a formidable player. Look at the stock price the last two years... Oracle is a laggard in AI, big data, and cloud. The company has become "middle-aged" and expects millenials to sell to C-level audiences... are you kidding me?

  • fastest: cloud difficulties: cloud

  • The cord is growing rapidly. On prem is slowly fading away.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Smart politicians

  • Jerks— male and female

  • People who stroke their bosses' egos.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Paycheck

  • I'm good at what I do so that's fun. Unfortunately I'm just another cog in a huge wheel though.

  • The expense policy is reasonable.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Average for tech company

  • Work pace is fine. Overall pace is drudgery.

  • Fast but the work is administrative.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • Wfh

  • Cubes, cubes everywhere. Some of the conference rooms have nice views.

  • Normal. Cubes and ofgices.

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Asked to all employees at Oracle

  • This is not the best company to work for and you should really take that to heart. If you're expecting this to be a fortifying career, look elsewhere.

  • Morale is in the dumpster. Both CEO’s are greedy selfish dictators who are ONLY out to enrich themselves at the expense of employees, shareholders and customers. Employee compensation is driven down any which way they can the the smart better compensated people left long ago.

  • Like I would imagine cattle on a beef farm to feel.

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