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SDL Reviews

Updated 21 Jan 2020

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3.2
50%
Recommend to a Friend
67%
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SDL CEO Adolfo Hernandez
Adolfo Hernandez
191 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Work/life balance can be a problem for the consistent "doers" within the organization(in 20 reviews)

  • "Very poor work life balance with most of PJMs working long hours(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "A Great place to work."

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    Former Employee - Facilities Manager in Bray, Wicklow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at SDL full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    A dynamic, global company where there is always something new happening.

    Cons

    None really. It was fun!

    Advice to Management

    None.

    SDL2018-03-25
  2. "DTP Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SDL part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Some of the people are great to work with

    Cons

    Very corporate company, there is a "click" in upper management and if you are not part of that, you will not get along.

    SDL2020-01-02
  3. Helpful (3)

    "Great office great people"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SDL full-time

    Pros

    Great office and great people, really professional

    Cons

    Did not get the same advantageous of the UK headoffice

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in satellite offices

    SDL2019-02-21
  4. Helpful (7)

    "Project mamager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SDL full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Not much career growth and too much politics

    Advice to Management

    Look after your staff, then make the company work .

    SDL2018-04-10
  5. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SDL full-time

    Pros

    SDL provides a lot of opportunity to its people. Furthermore, you are not likely to come across another company with such a portfolio of customers to work for. SDL is fully focused on its customers and this make it a great place to work.

    Cons

    Nothing really comes to mind

    SDL2020-01-21
  6. "Nice work space, decent benefits"

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    Former Employee - Localization Engineer in Bangkok
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice work space and co-worker The office closed to food court Easy commute to work

    Cons

    AC in the building is too cold

    SDL2020-01-18
  7. "Good Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Localization Engineer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SDL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    SDL is know for its culture.. I wont think anyone can beat SDL for its facilities.

    Cons

    they should work on salary

    SDL2020-01-12
  8. "Very good company to work"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Seoul
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at SDL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility , Tech savvy, reliablity, chance to grow, co working, and diversity

    Cons

    fast work environment , compensation and benefits , long working hours

    SDL2020-01-04
  9. "Old school"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    stable recognizes and appreciates talent no micro management

    Cons

    very less to no innovation competitive pay higher lot of changes in higher management resulted into lot of discrimination

    Advice to Management

    Need innovation and innovative people

    SDL2020-01-18
  10. "good tech and good firm"

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    Former Employee - Director in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SDL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I enjoyed my team and most of the folks, good teaming

    Cons

    inter-division collaboration could've been better...believe they addressed this

    SDL2019-12-29
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