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People are dispensable

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Current Employee - Software Engineer
Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Siemens full-time (More than 8 years)

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

Pros

Pay is reasonable. Benefits are about average. Lots of opportunities for learning.

Cons

If you are in the U.S. you are not an equal with your European counterparts. Goal setting and reviews are quite arbitrary. Stating that only a tiny number of people should be rated 4 or 5 totally destroys motivation.

Advice to Management

Think about what your people are doing for you rather than fitting them into a mold.

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    Waste of good talent

    • Work/Life Balance
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Staff is all very intelligent and experienced. Products and services are good when executed properly. Good benefits, good working environment.

    Cons

    Inflated management, understaffed operations, poorly executed solutions, untimely service, non-responsiveness, no accountability, customer dissatisfaction, way too many procedures and not enought solutions to problems, lack of customer-focus.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate on proper execution. Plan accordingly for operations to be prepared for workload.


  2. Huge company, big mess internally, but got a decent job.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good job security. OK pay. Good benefits. Good work environment. Projects are challenging. Great co-workers.

    Cons

    Big mess internally. Organization is not well defined and it changes frequently. Roles are not clearly defined and work loads are very unbalanced. Employee performance is evaluated based on silly targets, rather than focusing on what really matters to make your department/company successful.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of all the useless bureaucracy. Make it easier for employees to do productive work. Boost up morale by rewarding individuals based on their performance, and not on global success.


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