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Good work/life balance

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Qualcomm

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Good work / life balance
- Smart people
- Good perks
- San Diego
- Cordial communications. No shout fest
- Company is doing well

Cons

- Low salaries
- Low bonus
- Did options for a while and they lost lot of smart people. Now they do grants.
- Consensus building takes a lot of time
- Many people do not have system level knowledge and are focused on their areas

Advice to Management

Increase salaries

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  1. Helpful (4)

    A sweatshop in the USA. Long hours are inevitable. If you have a life at all, let it go before you work here.

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some discounts around town for employees.

    Cons

    # No work- life balance.

    # Most work almost 12 hours everyday. Not the managers maybe, but for a new recruit, that is a minimum for months.

    # Salary is very less for the extremely demanding work.

    # Terrible work culture.

    # Half the work force is Temp employees. That says a lot about how Qualcomm wants to save more and pay the absolute least it can.

    Advice to Management

    Read the above comments. It's OK to let your employees have a life.

  2. Works pretty well

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Qualcomm

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Not too intensive, pays well, good weather city, relaxed working hours, friendly work environment

    Cons

    slow grow, EXPENSIVE CITY, SMALL BONUSES compared to some tech companies

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