Mentor Graphics
3.6 of 5 241 reviews
www.mentor.com Wilsonville, OR 5000+ Employees

Mentor Graphics Reviews

Updated Jun 25, 2014
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3.6 241 reviews

                             

89% Approve of the CEO

Mentor Graphics Chairman and CEO Wally Rhines

Wally Rhines

(166 ratings)

84% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    The best place I've worked.

    Marketing Communications (Current Employee)
    Wilsonville, OR

    ProsLots of responsibility and the culture is respectful of everyone in every capacity.

    ConsMinimal structure, career advancement. Limited travel.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fantastic

    Network Engineer (Former Employee)
    Wilsonville, OR

    ProsI loved the people I worked with and the pride everyone took in their work. The company really cares about their employees.

    ConsThe biggest challenge was navigating all the process to get something done.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue your focus on the employees but look to hire more innovative people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Family style workplace

    Flow QA Intern (Current Employee)

    ProsAlmost everyone there is approachable and willing to help answer questions when needed. Great place to start out a career.

    ConsDeadlines were not always a priority and the top priority task would change multiple times per week. Resulting in a lot of wasted time changing back and forth.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    By far and large, this is one of the best companies to work for in the Huntsville area.

    Flow QA Intern (Former Employee)
    Huntsville, AL

    ProsThis company had very flexible shifts, competitive salaries, and many perks that attract employees from all around the world.

    ConsIt is very competitive to get a job with this company. Other than that, I have nothing to say against Mentor Graphics.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsQuality of work, friendly management

    ConsLess pay, no life, no fun

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Mentor Graphics provided me an excellent opportunity to develop my skills.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMentor Graphics' open culture provides excellent opportunities for people to interact with and learn from senior management. Mentor Graphics takes a genuine interest in its employees and is supportive of people who have specific career goals. The company's managers are truly committed to their stated value: "win, ethically".

    ConsThe Electronic Design Automation industry is mature and growing slowly which limits the rate at which Mentor Graphics' can grow. Mentor Graphics is not the place to go if you are looking for extremely rapid expansion.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't be afraid to make changes.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    From internship on, Mentor has been like a second home and a place to grow myself and my skills exponentially.

    Software Quality Engineer (Current Employee)

    ProsCo-workers are top-notch, Extremely approachable no-nonsense management who will go to bat for you.

    ConsCould be more serious about team-building activities, Overdose of meetings, .

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't be afraid to weed out the increasingly inefficient. Much new talent has come in so try not to overlook those who may be more eager than those who have grown complacent. Keep the competitive edge and a fresh perspective.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    large company with a small company feella

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFamily Like Atmosphere/ Very Welcoming

    ConsVery self directed easy to get off track with small work load

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Company cares about employees.

    Engineer (Current Employee)
    Wilsonville, OR

    ProsFriendly work environment, a lot of opportunity to learn new skills, perks: gym and rec center, healthy subsidized lunches, a lot of green areas. A sense of community within Mentor Graphics is apparent.

    ConsNeeds more opportunity to incorporate new grads into their workforce. Seems like the majority of people who work there are older, unlike some other tech companies.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Wilsonville, OR

    ProsVerty family oriented, teamwork is part of the culture, very laid back and fun. Non stressful in a productive environment. They keep their employees happy. That's why people don't leave. It's very hard to find these days.

    ConsReally stinks to look up from my desk out onto the green, tree filled beautifl campus. Could I get a cubicle please. :)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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