National Semiconductor Reviews

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National Semiconductor President & CEO & Chairman Donald Macleod
Donald Macleod
38 Ratings
  • Good company, mis-managed

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in South Portland, ME
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in South Portland, ME

    I worked at National Semiconductor full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Very talent work force, very good product

    Cons

    Poor upper management. Their focus is to enrich themselves, not to make better products.

    Advice to Management

    They had a plan to sell the company, which succeeded.


National Semiconductor Interviews

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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at National Semiconductor.

    Interview

    Phone interview followed by two rounds of on-site interviews. First round of on-site interview took almost two hours. I met 4-5 people in the company. The interview went pretty well. Later was called to meet another person in the company. This time it was only for 30 mins.

National Semiconductor Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2010

Additional Info

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Website www.ti.com
Headquarters Santa Clara, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Acquired By Texas Instruments
Founded 1959
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

National Semiconductor has an international reputation for semiconductors. The pioneering chip maker offers a variety of integrated circuits (ICs), especially analog and mixed-signal (blending analog and digital functions) chips. Its products focus on analog chips, which transform physical information -- light, sound, pressure, even radio waves -- into data that a computer can use. National Semi's chips are used in wireless, networking, medical, solar, automotive, and industrial applications. It gets more than 75% of sales from customers outside the US, largely to contract... More

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