Mentor Graphics

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Great company

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Waltham, MA
Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Waltham, MA

I have been working at Mentor Graphics full-time (more than a year)

Pros

a good place for work-life balance.

Cons

it is constrained by EDA market.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Flexible and friendly working environment

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager

    I have been working at Mentor Graphics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, friendly, and best for work/life balance

    Cons

    Promote point-tool instead of the whole design flow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote the whole design flow instead of point-tool

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Overall very good, but stay out of SDD

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    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Longmont, CO
    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Longmont, CO

    I worked at Mentor Graphics full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The company as a whole provides very competitive salaries & benefits package, probably one of the best in the industry.

    Cons

    The Systems Design Division (SDD) based in Longmont, CO is a very toxic & unhealthy environment in which to work. The GM is very narcissistic & runs the division with a very military style iron fist (Vietnam vet). Consequently his direct reports (Product Line Directors) are becoming clones of him & really have next to zero personal management skills. If you don't just bend over & agree with the GM (Henry Potts) then you'll be history. No one is big enough to challenge him.
    It's a very politically orientated work place, where PLD's are continually pitched against other. One day you are on the golden list, next day on the hit list.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some personal management skills. The people are the most valuable asset to this company/division.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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