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AMD is a great company

Former Employee - Senior Manager in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
Former Employee - Senior Manager in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)

I worked at AMD full-time

Pros

Respect for people, people development, technology, great people and environment, commit to excellence

Cons

Company direction, frequent change of management

Advice to Management

Provide the clear winning strategy

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  1. Lots of opportunity to learn and do interesting work, but you have to put in extra hours to get this.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Markham, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at AMD full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Some of the most talented co-workers, good collaboration. Great manager, flexible hours. Interesting work.

    Cons

    Slow advancement rate. Strategy/planning that puts lots of pressure and unrealistic expectations.

    Advice to Management

    I'd rather we have less accomplishments but excel at what we commit to, rather than try to please everybody at the same time and end up not doing so well for everyone. Strategy, product, and resource planning needs to adapt to industry changes much quicker.


  2. Great engineers, rotten management

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electronic Design Engineer
    Former Employee - Electronic Design Engineer

    I worked at AMD full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    AMD has some of the smartest engineers around. Also some of the best silicon designers.

    Cons

    Unfortunately management is rotten from top down. A lot of misplaced priorities and lack of consultation with the people that actually understand the underlying technology. The company also has a culture of rewarding people who cause problems and overlooking those that actually solves them

    Advice to Management

    Fire yourself


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