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Helpful (1)

Lots of opportunity to learn a lot

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at NETGEAR full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Dynamic fast paced, high energy, results oriented company. compensation package very good Great place to gain experience lean organization where low performers get weeded out quickly most teams work very well together, strong bonds within some of the functions.

Cons

It's a tough business, with low margins so company runs very lean They thrive on being thrifty, and this mentally gets old after a while. work life balance is out of whack for most; not in all groups. biggest problem is "it's never enough.: Regardless if you produce 100% of what you were asked, the attitude is but where's the 110%? This style doesn't motivate because you can't win.

Advice to Management

Having high expectations of teams is great, but you need to acknowledge the teams success

Other Employee Reviews for NETGEAR

  1. Friendly People - Disfunctional Environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NETGEAR full-time

    Pros

    Salary is good. Most people say hello. Most people are reasonable with of course a few exceptions that have tantrums.

    Cons

    Amount of work hours (and weekends). Favoritism. Appreciation not acknowledged well. Management continues to go about its same path with little regard to employee voices opinions.

    Advice to Management

    Losing people not by natural attrition but discontentment.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Great people, poor management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Director in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great learning opportunity in a fast paced company.

    Cons

    Departments are silo's. Favorites are played heavily. Poor communication from leadership. Basically, it is "Put your head down and work, don't ask questions, and whaterver you do...do NOT question authority."

    Advice to Management

    Open your eyes to how management treat their people. There is an undercurrent of dissatisfied people who will never say anything for fear of being ostracized..


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