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Working at Sun Microsystems in San Jose, CA: 3 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in San Jose, CA Area

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On average, employees in San Jose, CA at Sun Microsystems give their company a 2.0 rating out of 5.0 based on 3, whereas overall Average Rating of Sun Microsystems is 4.3 out of 5.0 based on 195 Sun Microsystems Review Ratings. The happiest Sun Microsystems employees in San Jose, CA are Managers submitting an average rating of 4.3 and Global Consulting Practice Managers with a rating of 2.0.

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4.3
Average Rating
(based on 59 Sun Microsystems Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.3
Growth Opportunities
3.9
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.3
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Working at Sun Microsystems in San Jose, CA: 3 Employee Reviews

Manager

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"Was faced paced, cutting edge technology. It was a fun atmosphere, but sometimes demanding schedules required us to spend a a lot of time at work"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Show enthusiasm, Be energetic and willing to learn. Be positive and confident!"

What don't you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"The business at Sun Microsystems slumped about every 5 years due to a challenging economy"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Try to reduce material costs to reduce the costs of the end product"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Global Consulting Practice Manager

"Geniuses at tech. Not so much at business"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"genius tech folks that were fun to work with ."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"they no longer exist so I have no advice for you."

What don't you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"No business sense or respect for consulting services. Very dangerous."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't stop consulting and compete directly with IBM. Do not trust your partners."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.3
Sun Microsystems (195)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is N2 Publishing (26)
1.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is CareCore National (10)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (6,334)
Manufacturing Engineer

"Very dissapointed after 5 years of service"

What do you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"My co-workers"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Keep looking"

What don't you like about working at Sun Microsystems?

"No loyalties"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Remember that offshoring is only a trend"

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