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Helpful (3)

Highly talented and loyal employees disregarded by executive level management

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - R&D Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - R&D Engineer IV in San Jose, CA

I have been working at Avago Technologies

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Great people
Interesting and challenging work
Technology leader
Investment and push for Innovation
Compensation ( base, bonus, 6% 401k match)
Benefits (multiple choices and comprehensive

Cons

private equity mentality requiring employees to accept work from those laid off every quarter after strong earnings announcements.
outsourced support functions are very slow to deliver what is needed

Advice to Management

ask a few questions of your employees

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Interesting work, decent environment, subpar compensation

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

    I have been working at Avago Technologies

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Avago provides the opportunity to do interesting and challenging work. Overall, very competent co-workers. Avago does leading edge work that you can participate in.

    Cons

    The salary and benefits are not great. Communication about direction and what is going outside of one's small group is lacking. Growth opportunities are limited.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Great Place To Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Avago Technologies

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Agile with ability to change company with changes of industry

    Rich product line that move the company forward despite of general economic environment

    Cons

    Changes is unavoidable here.
    Role change to meet business is common
    Need to adapt to change quickly, else will be left behind and hard to catch back

    Advice to Management

    Continue to lead with the interest of share holder while taking care
    Increase of variable income is a good move to increase sense of belonginess

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