Broadcom

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very limited promotion

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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 full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

company name recognition in the industry

Cons

-a lot of old timers, having like retired jobs
-very limited upward promotions
-very hard to move into different groups
-stock has negative sentiment in investment, the trend is always in the downside, up and down stock movement, like gambling. Cannot be too greedy, or you end up missing a selling point
-a lot of politics, indian engineers protect each other; chinese engineers beat each other, white people still dominate the top mgmt

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    The bleakest workplace I have ever experienced.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Help Desk services is second to none, IT services are very efficient but sometimes it is difficult to navigate gazillions of web pages. Compensation is OK.

    Cons

    Little cohesiveness/collaboration, "each men for himself mentality" with few exceptions. People shuffle down hallways with eyes downcast, don't say "Hi". General atmosphere is outright depressing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think less about climbing corporate ladder, more about inspiring your reports. Which is not the same as feeding them "business porn".

  2.  

    OK place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Broadcom

    Pros

    Good for experience accumulation. You can work with wide range of product lines

    Cons

    Average pay. high pressure for a lot of time.

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