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2003 : 100 Fortune Best Companies to Work for; 2013: Glassdoor unhappiest companies

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Current Employee - Engineer  in  San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA

I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

flexible work hours, high gross margin.

Cons

Low job security. Low morale, poor job training, unclear career path, overly cost driven, lack of leadership from management.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

should take employees' concerns and feedback seriously.

Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for Xilinx

  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Employees are not valued

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    Current Employee - Marketing Director  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, great location, strong relationships at the worker level. Employees at the lower levels genuinely help each other. The technology is cutting edge.

    Cons

    Management is focused on cost cutting and does not value employees. Culture and values are non-existent under the new leadership. Disagreeing with management and constructive feedback are not tolerated. Only a select few people are rewarded and the performance management system is archaic. Many employees work in fear but are very loyal so they tolerate the stressful working conditions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember why the company became successful - the employees. Learn from other successful leadership teams at other companies on how to earn respect and trust. Focus on growing the company, not just cost cutting. Pay attention to feedback and talk to actual workers, not just yourselves.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company to work for. Culture changed in recent years though

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Xilinx

    Pros

    Company always have high profit margin; Good medical endurance; Cutting-edge FPGA products

    Cons

    Used to be engineering driven. Changed recently

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clear communication to engineers might help

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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