Broadcom Reviews

Updated March 28, 2015
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  1. Great company!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Broadcom

    Pros

    Ground-breaking innovation, very-smart and highly skilled people. Good work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Work-life balance could be an issue.

  2. Company that understands the need for flexibility

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

    I have been working at Broadcom

    Pros

    Great company to work for. They understand the need for flexibility for both students and families. My team was fantastic and we still keep in touch.

    Cons

    Culture can at times seem to "corporate"

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. Very nice place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Software Engineer, Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Intern - Software Engineer, Intern in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    Nice atmosphere, nice manager, nice colleagues.

    Cons

    Limited kinds of food in cafeteria.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More food supply.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Broadcom is a great semiconductor company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Just A Dude in Andover, MA
    Current Employee - Just A Dude in Andover, MA

    I have been working at Broadcom

    Pros

    Excellent projects and coworkers. Market-driven products.

    Cons

    Lots of work to contend with, but that's really a good thing!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. Good environment, and employee focus is improving

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Broadcom

    Pros

    Fast paced work environment, with a cooperative culture. Managment listens to employee feedback

    Cons

    Satellite offices may have less benefits, cafeteria food is not the best

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Very good company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Broadcom

    Pros

    Good pay, reasonable work loading

    Cons

    Cafeteria is not that good

  8. 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
  9. Awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in Irvine, CA
    Former Intern - 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
  10. 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
  11. Internship experiences at Broadcom

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - RF DVT Intern in Irvine, CA
    Current Intern - 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

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