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Great Benefits, Great People

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Internet Applications Developer II in Olathe, KS
Current Employee - Internet Applications Developer II in Olathe, KS
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Garmin full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

- Great work ethic - Great people - Great Benefits - Ability to have a visible impact on Garmin's business - Ability to have an impact on team processes and standards

Cons

- Bureaucracy - Overly complicated code - Lots of layers

Other Employee Reviews for Garmin

  1. Helpful (1)

    Technically satisfying but disappointing in terms of professional leadership.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Olathe, KS
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Olathe, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Garmin full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Neat products to work on. Not a lot of pressure.

    Cons

    Leadership training is practically non-existent for new managers, resulting in morale drop among employees. Revers age discrimination in promotions.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in employee leadership training prior to promotion. Install professional development programs for engineers.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Ready for next level or?

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Olathe, KS
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Olathe, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Garmin full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Really good health benefits for pre 2013 hires. Conservative culture. Loyal to employees and will go long way to assist employees that need help. Looking for ways to improve morale. Offers good educational benefits.

    Cons

    The job opportunities once inside are limited because the size of the company. Engineering driven company has innovation in roots but that restricts inputs from other disciplines.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace risk at all levels of the organization. The associates are going to get the company to the next level if you work with them.


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