HARMAN Reviews

Updated April 23, 2015
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HARMAN Chairman, President and CEO Dinesh C. Paliwal
Dinesh C. Paliwal
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Pros
  • Flexible schedules creating a good work/life balance (in 13 reviews)

  • The company offers good hourly wages; good benefits package; and a clean work environment (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance, Technical trainnigs rea missing (in 9 reviews)

  • There is no work life balance in this company, they expect employees to work minimum 12 hours a day and most of the days it gets exceeds by 12 hours (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Work Hard Party Harder

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    There are lots of positives in this company to list down few :

    - Opportunity to work ( technical / Non Technical )
    - Fair Practice
    -Employee Friendly policy
    - Pay Package
    - Flexi timings
    - Open Minded management
    - Breathing space for individuals
    - Growth opportunity ( if you deserve)
    - Exciting place to be there.

    Cons

    - Work load is high ( but as the company is growing it will be there )

    Advice to Management

    They are doing great may be to develop more people managers.

  2. High pressure work, result oriented company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Nice places and nice colleagues, not so much political

    Cons

    Resources shortage and you'll always being busy

  3. Helpful (1)

    Excellent people. Excellent support to improve technically.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good job benefits for employees. I was provided with on the Job training. I was also provided a good package to start with. And the manager is always open for questions and is very helpful. And good coffee.

    Cons

    None. I felt the everything was well tken care of.

    Advice to Management

    None

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Intern

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

    I have been working at HARMAN

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

    Pros

    Very good environment and friendly people

    Cons

    Nothing much on the cons

    Advice to Management

    Keep up

  6. Helpful (1)

    Excellent Company to Work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    *Great opportunity to work for legendary brands.
    *Transparency in Management.

    Cons

    *************************No cons that I have felt so far******************************************

  7. Helpful (1)

    Best company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best in quality of work.
    Packages are at par with market.
    Work life balance.
    If you love to take ownership of your work, this is the company for you.

    Cons

    The seating facilities need to be improved.

  8. Helpful (1)

    Very Good and Flexible Work Environment and Work Culture, good background work done by HR and Management

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

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

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

    Pros

    This is an excellent place to work. The Leadership team is very good, and the HR Director and Business HR team is very approachable. Good background work done on policies which are very employee friendly. I look forward to coming to work. I like my colleagues. The work is very interesting and good.

    Cons

    Infrsatructure needs a lot of improvement. This does not look like a product company. Sometimes our counterparts in other countries treat us like vendors which is not good.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be open and friendly and take regular feedback from employees

  9. Amazing place to unlock your real potential...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    If you're ready to create, innovate and be part of something big, then you've come to the right place. Our passion for innovation allows us to take risks and try new, ingenious ways to help our customers achieve their dreams. By joining our team, you will have countless opportunities to think big and achieve your own career aspirations . I think anyone can unlock there potential here… sky is the limit for appreciations and recognitions …

    Cons

    Very particular about quality of people and education levels, we prefer most of IIT resources….

    Advice to Management

    Keep up good work and we will rock

  10. Corporate Communications Intern

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

    I worked at HARMAN as an intern

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

    Pros

    Fun workplace, everyone is extremely approachable including the CEO, innovative and fun atmosphere

    Cons

    Wasn't consistently given projects to work on

  11. Great solid company with steady growth

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

    I worked at HARMAN

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

    Pros

    Growth opportunities at multiple US and global locations

    Cons

    Being such a global company it requires meetings with people in all time zones, which can be challenging at times

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