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A great place to work but not to earn

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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Olathe, KS
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Olathe, KS

I have been working at Garmin

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

1. Build cool products 2. Can see every phase of product development 3. Great benefits

Cons

1. Cannot grow without sycophancy 2. Growing into leadership roles are based on a 'Management By Strengths' personality test. Which was taken when you join the company. Unless you are in red category you cannot become a leader 3. Not so great Compensation 4. Inconsistent performance appraisals

Advice to Management

Do something to reward the talented engineers.

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Salem, OR
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Salem, OR

    I worked at Garmin

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Salem Oregon is a nice place

    Cons

    Limited work space makes for uncomfortable work environment

    Advice to Management

    Growing pains


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    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Olathe, KS
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Olathe, KS

    I have been working at Garmin

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    may be you will have your job security.

    Cons

    no good appraisal. no bonuses, no salary hikes. no work from home.

    Advice to Management

    Make more innovations in the product rather than having so many products with more or less same features.


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