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Good Career Opportunity

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Big company, employee-oriented, work-life balance, challenging projects for career. Emphasis on employee development and employee education. Great benefits and perks.

Cons

No career growth for an ambitious individual. The mid-level management team comprises of very long term employees who are planning to retire from their positions. As a result, the younger employees who work for them have no opportunities to move up the ladder.

Advice to Management

Change and adaptability are very good for any company's culture. The younger work force should be encouraged to plan and implement their innovative ideas. "This has worked well in the past and we shouldn't change anything" attitude by upper management needs to change.

Other Employee Reviews for Cadence Design Systems

  1. Helpful (2)

    Cadence Review

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Writer in Chelmsford, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Writer in Chelmsford, MA
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The compensation for individual contributors is generous compared to other high tech companies. Employees are treated well and the benefits package is good. There is a free on-site fitness center offered to all employees.

    Cons

    Career advancement training opportunities for individual contributors is scarce. The company tends to be top-heavy with management. The executive staff is over-compensated based on company performance. There is a tendency to export US jobs overseas to help the bottom line.

    Advice to Management

    Lose some chiefs and hire more indians (but not in India, China, or Russia).


  2. Good company but make sure you click with the group you will be working with

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff - R& D in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff - R& D in San Jose, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    * Some groups have Great R & D teams * Flexible working schedule but may be soon changing * Nice people to work with

    Cons

    * Legacy Code * Promotions are slow * Not a fast moving pace

    Advice to Management

    * Coach more middle level management so that they can understand grow into their roles


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