HGST
3.3 of 5 95 reviews
www.hgst.com San Jose, CA 5000+ Employees

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3 people found this helpful  

Great leadership team with vision future success being a leading digital storage provider.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsFrom a business perspective, they have very good people, transparent management style, and have a strategy, not just tactics. From a benefits perspective, San Jose employees have access to free on-site CrossFit classes, good cafeteria (but a little expensive), and decent bonus plan when the company hits its targets.

Conslong-time employees overlooked for advancement opportunities,

Advice to Senior Managementnew blood is great, but don't overlook recognizing your long-time work horses.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Rochester, MN

    I worked at HGST full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Work is interesting Used to have good pay and benefits Good work-life… Cons: Upper management is hired externally Red tape Advice to Senior Management: Promote from within Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    So far mostly positive but after acquisition by WD things are changing

    Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I have been working at HGST full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Good work environment, excellent people, good drive to be the… Cons: Small growth in regular compensation and growing dependence on bonuses. Also, company is becoming too invested on reusing or making marginal improvements… Advice to Senior Management: Watch the future, keep an eye on emerging challenger technologies Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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