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Current Employee - Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Current Employee - Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

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

Pros

Strong Technicial on CPU, GPU and APU;
Great product;

Cons

Not good at marketing and sales;
Too strong competitor - Intel

Advice to ManagementAdvice

ATI and AMD process merge still in progress, need speed up on this.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Awesome Experience, Very Good Internship

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    Former Intern - Post Silicon Hardware Validation in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Former Intern - Post Silicon Hardware Validation in Markham, ON (Canada)

    I worked at AMD as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    -friendly and knowledgeable people
    -you feel your work effect the company, even though it is a large company
    -you gain a tremendous amount of knowledge
    -laid back atmosphere between projects
    -a computer enthusiasts dream workplace
    -a lot of expensive high-tech equipment you would otherwise never see or use

    Cons

    -can be difficult to obtain full-time status in some teams (fairly rare problem though)
    -like most companies, resources are stretched thin, mainly too much work over too few people, or unrealistic timelines
    -some teams have a constant cycling of contractors and some knowledge is inevitably lost and/or time is spent getting new hires up to speed (limited to only some teams too)

    -experience widely depends on department*

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -be careful how many projects you try to assign teams to work on simultaneously, employees have tended to get burnt out when this happens

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AMD

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    smart engineers
    decent compensation
    great positive work experience
    Great gym

    Cons

    understaffed
    product line not consistent with what people want
    not going into mobile space
    not enough money to buy all the lab equipment needed
    do not provide laptops to everyone

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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