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Helpful (4)

Loyalty wins over capability

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Former Employee - Director of Software in Santa Clara, CA
Former Employee - Director of Software in Santa Clara, CA

I worked at NVIDIA

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Aggressive fast paced work environment
Great learning opportunities
Desire to win
Clarify of focus on objectives
Course correction / reset when necessairy
Open, honest, culture of communication
Fantastic marketing

Cons

Often rewards long time employee's over newer staff at same levels
Some internal politics / resource & staff hoarding
Some executive staff do not follow CEO level direction
Rarely hire externally for key roles, when existing staff lack needed experience
Repeat mistakes

Advice to Management

Reduce complexity in the organization, and re-gain focus that made GeForce a success. Be more honest with what is and isn't competitive with NVIDIA products.

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  1. Helpful (5)

    Lack of people skills

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    Current Employee - Senior ASIC Design Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior ASIC Design Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at NVIDIA

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Fast pace so shorter projects.
    2. Latest technology.

    Cons

    1. No PTO
    2. Lack of work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Bring back PTO. Encourage work life balance.

  2. Helpful (4)

    Great learning experience w/ solid people.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at NVIDIA

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    *Developing A+ technology products
    *The people
    *Decent equity, and 100% of perm folks get equity
    *Hands off, just get the job done
    *Good communication
    *Good focus on supporting charities
    *CEO is terrific, huge visionary
    *Global mindset
    *Think out of the box

    Cons

    *Typically don't promote from within, usually go outside
    *No 401k match
    *Very poor performance feedback process
    *Not a good correlation between performance & advancement
    *Big delta between the haves (e.g. folks here > 10 yrs) and have nots
    *Need stronger processes
    *Need better mindset on how to improve when things go wrong

    Advice to Management

    Don't see good synergy across each of the functions.

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