Broadcom

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Broadcom Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
1,008 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Industry leading company; work life balance is ok; the working environment is well equipted (in 47 reviews)

  • The company provides a good work life balance and good work environment for it's employees (in 65 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life balance not always respected, principally due to multiple leaderships (in 44 reviews)

  • People here will do work which some other big company have several people do (in 22 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good experience

    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly

    I worked at Broadcom part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Learned a lot, great culture. Nice people.

    Cons

    I did not have room to grow in my position, as I was an intern.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Fast moving company with technical strengths across the board - rewarding and satisfying place to work at

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

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Less bureaucratic, gives engineers and managers lot of responsibility and decision making authority
    - Engineering employees are very technical and technical skills, hard work and team work is rewarded well
    - Great insurance plans, RSUs, and ESPP make compensation top notch
    - Great products, with enormous satisfaction to engineering community

    Cons

    - Very little or no cons if working in business unit which is highly profitable
    - Work-life balance is not optimal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Broadcom as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Highly competitive pay, tons of intern events for networking/fun. Standard office benefits like unlimited drinks and such.

    Cons

    Can be a little boring.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Internship experiences at Broadcom

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RF DVT Intern in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - RF DVT Intern in Irvine, CA

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

    Pros

    A good place to start your career

    Cons

    They don't have too much openings for the interns

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should give more openings to the Interns

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company in terms of execution and production

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Scientist Design in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Scientist Design in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    learning and experiencing the true A class engineering world

    Cons

    The model should be more rewarding to people who contribute more and bring innovation and new technology

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    review

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Broadcom

    Pros

    the payment of BRCM is good

    Cons

    the management of BRCM is not so good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

  8.  

    good work env and product development company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Firmware Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Firmware Engineer in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    * good work env
    * product development company
    * revenue focused

    Cons

    * more suited for wireless experts

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Good Experiuence

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Big company so good salary

    Cons

    Big company so you perform a specific work only

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More interactive programs for interns.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Broadcom

    Pros

    The technology is cutting edge.

    Cons

    The Long hours can get you down.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay raise

  11.  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Broadcom

    Pros

    Great management
    Decent Pay
    Flexible Hours
    A lot of learning opportunity

    Cons

    Sometimes get stuck with doing repetitive tasks
    No real perks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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