InterDigital Reviews

Updated February 18, 2015
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InterDigital President, CEO, and Director William J. Merritt
William J. Merritt
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  1. Would not recommend

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at InterDigital

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They provide an excellent compensation package.

    Cons

    No recognition or real support from boss for their department ever.
    Very political environment with intimidation and fear prevalent.
    High turnover.
    Questions not encouraged.
    Absolutely no work life balance unless you are an attorney or an executive.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe pay attention to trends in certain departments to see where some major issues might lie.
    More clear communication about pretty much everything instead of in "code".

  2. Experience not great overall. Coworkers were great to work with.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Support in King of Prussia, PA
    Current Employee - IT Support in King of Prussia, PA

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Compensation is on par with industry for engineers and IT, however the KOP location is rather remote from any activities or a city.

    Cons

    Entrenched in outdated processes, The Board and CEO trying to sell the company. Department projects and goals rarely met which affected your bonus - when they didn't cut it at the year's end. No yearly bonus if you leave before 12-31. KOP location is rather remote and all major access roads have heavy traffic during peak times.

    Advice to Management

    Stop trying to sell the company so The Board and CEO can have a payday, and get back to letting the engineers be innovative. Prorate bonuses when someone leaves of their own accord.

  3. Helpful (1)

    The experience was not good. I worked in a myopic, entrenched chain of command.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in King of Prussia, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in King of Prussia, PA

    I worked at InterDigital

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary
    Incentive plan
    Good location for families

    Cons

    Suffocating, unexciting environment
    Unstimulating work
    Personal development opportunities very limited.

    Advice to Management

    Look closely at past achievements of new hires and use that to carve a challenging career path for them.

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