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Siemens Reviews

Updated December 19, 2014
Updated December 19, 2014
866 Reviews
3.5
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Healthy respect for work life balance, good benefits, excellent place to learn (in 77 reviews)

  • The work environment is also very nice and inviting (in 53 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management tried to prompt younger guys for better control (in 21 reviews)

  • Hard to manage a good work/life balance (in 10 reviews)

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Some parts are outstanding; others are bush league!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    Compensation, benefits, training and workplace spirit are all excellent. LOTS of international exposure.

    Cons

    The global product strategy is just pitiful. Siemens strategy is put a square peg in a round hole, no matter what! Just keep pounding, it will eventually fit. Communications between operational units is very bad. (HQ -> regions OK) Any crumbs of creativity are beaten out of employees in the first few years. Either you go with the global product plan, or just give up and leave. Innovation anywhere but the EU is disregarded

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Loosen up! Your employees are not trying to steal from you. They really want Siemens to succeed, so LISTEN to what they have to say!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Perks

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Can work from home, full access remotely to network

    Cons

    Can't move up unless you change positions and locations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Finance employees to travel to locations

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    A lot to do and be a great engineer

    Cons

    You specialized on one thing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to move people and not to hold them back because they are good on what they do.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    good work-life balance, flexible schedule, talented people

    Cons

    average paid and no onsite cafe

  6.  

    Type of Business

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens

    Pros

    The company respects Employees time and value their effort

    Cons

    Dependency on one customer bites regularly

  7.  

    UX Designer Intern in Siemens Corporate Research

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Nice people, cutting edge research and the opportunities to get onboard in a variety of projects in fields like healthcare, industry and productivity softwares. Softball team is a plus!

    Cons

    Really there isn't any noticeable cons for this job. To be very picky, maybe some of the projects are so big that can last for years, and being an intern means you cannot be involved in every stage.

  8.  

    Biochemist

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens

    Pros

    Good company with good benefit, opportunity to move up

    Cons

    you have to work hard to be promoted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    help younger employee

  9.  

    Fantastic work life balance, okay pay.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Intern in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at Siemens as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Could basically set my own hours as an intern, provided I still worked 40 hours. This may be division specific, as my manager was awesome.

    Cons

    Pay was slightly below what other's generally pay for interns.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    As with every large company, you have to expect a large amount of red tape. I would only say that their needs to be more set guidelines as far as what our division was expected to do, and what lies outside our prerogative.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Intern
    Current Employee - Business Development Intern

    I have been working at Siemens as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Easy job as an intern. Got a good feel for the business world and the culture of the company. Well paid for someone with my experience.

    Cons

    Didn't always give me enough work but I can hardly complain about that.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    overall very positive.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very large stable company with a chance to learn alot

    Cons

    Very large company with not alot of personal and professional growth. Slaries are average and raised are very small, even if you exceed performance goals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better career progression and guidance for managers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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