CSR Reviews

Updated March 23, 2015
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Joep van Beurden
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Pros
  • The work/life balance is good and the company continues to be pretty successful (in 4 reviews)

  • Many great people who would find time for you (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is not respected (in 4 reviews)

  • After the SiRF merger most of the founders left, and the remaining management have lost their way (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Very positive experience.

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at CSR

    Pros

    Medium sized company focused on technology and new IPs.

    Cons

    UK based company have a different culture than American companies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CSR

    Pros

    Trust in employees, employees can grow

    Cons

    few employees, not much activities

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. An ok type of company

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    Current Employee - ASIC Design Engineer in Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - ASIC Design Engineer in Tempe, AZ

    I have been working at CSR

    Pros

    Good projects, you get to learn a lot.

    Cons

    Lost lots of good people.
    Competitors are catching up and not enough is done for that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A more accessible system should be there to report concerns.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Good luck as Qualcomm takes over the business - great deal for CSR board and C-level management.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at CSR full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work with very intelligent teams. A plethora of experience for BT, RF in general, and silicon design.

    Cons

    There is a divide between Cambridge and US locations, but this can be worked on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing the great job you've been doing and continue to look out for your people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. OK to work for while it lasted.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX

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

    Pros

    Benefits comparable to other local companies - health, dental, vision and 401K.
    Office environment comfortable.
    Dress code usually casual.
    Coffee and drinks provided by company.

    Cons

    Management located in UK.
    No local IT or administrative support.
    Company sold so uncertain future for local office.
    Limited opportunities for profit sharing.

    Negative Outlook
  7. Its a good place to be in

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CSR

    Pros

    technology oreinted, learn a lot

    Cons

    aimless, not a high payer

  8. Good company to work for

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at CSR full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Challenging technologies
    Good life - work balance
    Easy to grow within the company
    Good salary

    Cons

    Bad IS
    Frequent cuts
    Management development strategy is very short term

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Good company with small company culture

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI

    I have been working at CSR full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very relaxing compare to bay area big names.

    Cons

    Being one of the leading company in radio technology, I would expect more running budget coming from the research department.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no problem with my direct manager, but just the company hierarchy and low pay is rather disappointing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. It was fun, I liked working there.

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Oklahoma City, OK

    I have been working at CSR full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very good and nice people.

    Cons

    I didn't like my days off.

    No opinion of CEO
  11. Challenging work in a challenging location.

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    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Patrick AFB, FL
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Patrick AFB, FL

    I have been working at CSR full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    A good group of people. A tight knit community.

    Cons

    Low wages. Long hours. Isolated location.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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