Broadcom
3.4 of 5 736 reviews
www.broadcom.com Irvine, CA 5000+ Employees

Broadcom Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.4 736 reviews

                             

77% Approve of the CEO

Broadcom President & CEO Scott McGregor

Scott McGregor

(364 ratings)

71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good work/life balance; good pay and benefits, onsite gym and caf"
    in 21 reviews
  • "The work environment is friendly and the dress code is laid back"
    in 46 reviews
Cons:
  • "so it is difficult to have a good work/life balance"
    in 35 reviews
  • "In the past engineers were given preference but now it's more in line with a "Big Company" dynamic"
    in 20 reviews
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Great Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Broadcom full-time

ProsVery competitive environment to foster career growth

ConsYou have to deliver to stay

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Engineering focused tech company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Broadcom full-time for more than 3 years

ProsTalented, dedicated team of engineers. Competitive compensation (ESPP, RSU, and base), great benefits.
Work-life balance is fair.

ConsTop-down communication from management is lacking. Recent acquisitions have been questionable. Stock price has been flat last few years.

Advice to Senior ManagementShow positive growth in markets where Broadcom is not yet market leader.

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

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Good environment to work in

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at Broadcom as an intern for more than a year

ProsGood learning curve, there's literall a lot to learn and for up to date technologies

ConsFinance get into the engineering workflow oftenly

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Broadcom

ProsPeople around here help so much

ConsThere are no cons at all

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Good Intern Expirence

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Broadcom

ProsSmart People,
Had my own project.
Ability to work in lot of different area.

ConsThey should hire their intern. None of the interns I know got full time job.

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Great breadth of technology in semiconductors

Senior Manager, Software Development (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Broadcom full-time for more than 5 years

ProsFast paced, collaborative environment, less politics and just get things done.

ConsBurn out, missteps in mobile and wireless

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

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Energetic and fast moving forward company

Senior Principal Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Broadcom full-time for more than 5 years

Proslots of chance to learn and work together with many excellent engineers.
much information is open to all employee in case he tried find it.

ConsI don't think managing the organization is good because only partial people are contributing and there are not a few people hard to know what they are doing.
And a certain team seems to be sustained for a political reason.

Advice to Senior ManagementMost employee want someone responsible to acquire wrong company be punished.
Wrong decision in higher management made a lot of employee hard.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Broadcom full-time

ProsCuttine edge technology, personal growth

ConsCompany has aggressive work environment

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

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Ok to work for for the time being

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Broadcom full-time

ProsDiversity business lines and some strength in network and wireless business

ConsManagement need to improve their way to run a conpany

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Friendly working environment, decreasing total compensation package

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Broadcom full-time

ProsPeople here are generally knowledgable. A lot of excellent IC designers. Innovation is encouraged.

ConsCompensation is steadily decreasing, becoming an average-pay company

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