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Very Disrespectful and Political Work Environment,

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Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Fremont, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Fremont, CA

I worked at Western Digital full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Company will be around for a while. Cost conscious executive mgmt

Cons

Employees are treated with disrespect. Extremely political. Projects and directions from middle mgmt keep changing. Ultimate "penny pinching".

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Improve improve the work environment. stop nurturing political savvy employees.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Okay pay, but lots of beauracracy

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    Current Employee - Software Developer  in  Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay is pretty good compared to other companies
    Location is good

    Cons

    Work hours are long
    Sometimes have to deal with lots of procedures and code reviews

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to care about subordinate needs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Chaos, but good compensation

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer  in  Longmont, CO
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Longmont, CO

    I have been working at Western Digital full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very good bonuses and compensation

    Cons

    Very Hectic and time demanding company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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