Intel Corporation

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Intel Corporation Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2014
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3.8 3,567 reviews

83% Approve of the CEO

Intel Corporation CEO Brian M. Krzanich

Brian M. Krzanich

(649 ratings)

82% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance depends on teams but don't expect any rewards for your hardwork(in 454 reviews)

  • It was a stable job in a cutting edge technology field(in 131 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is not respected by managers in the validation group in Austin(in 165 reviews)

  • Very heavy decision making processes, usually involving a lot of stake holders(in 107 reviews)

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    Not a bad company to work for.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat perks, total compensation. Work-life balance is good if you work outside the fab.

    ConsAnnual review process is very time-wasting and subjective. Slow to adapt.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company with slow technologies penetration and bureaucracy

    IT Systems Engineer (Current Employee) Haifa (Israel)

    ProsFlexible working hours, job security, exposure to many technologies, personal growth (courses, trainings), many opportunities to change job and switch to another technical area.

    ConsThere's a feeling that people that are not good technically tend to get management positions. Promotions criteria is unclear and not transparent. There's no connection between mid/high-level management and engineers. There' a lot of "noise" activity that comes to fulfil slogans and objectives defined by management.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop talking unclear and abstract slogans. Make promotion and annual employee evaluation criteria clear and transparent.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fairly positive

    Group Leader (Current Employee) Chandler, AZ

    ProsGood benefits and employee support in general.

    ConsMicromanaging in certain areas does not help employee morale.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTrust your people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I am an atomic layer chemical vapor deposition maintenance and operations technician for Intel Corporation.

    Manufacturing Equipment Technician (Current Employee) Chandler, AZ

    ProsIntel has great starting wages. They are willing to give people with no semiconductor experience a chance. Great Bonuses and Stock purchasing programs.

    ConsHorrible raises that will not compete with inflation no matter how much work you do above your pay grade. Little to no trust in technicians to make a decision, everything requires engineering approval. Too many systems that require lots of work to perform very small tasks.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave raises that are higher than inflation. Fix the number of systems we use on a day to day basis and make them “talk” to each other. We don’t need 15 ways to pull the same data.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good learning experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsWork culture is good over in this company

    ConsLot of non technical trainings which you should be going through. Though it is very much required but that is time consuming

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good company with good benefits including work-life balance

    Technical Project Manager (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    Prosgreat benefits, RSU, bonus and work-life balance

    Conssometimes a bureaucratic nightmare

    Advice to Senior Managementinvest more in wearable and phones SOC

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsOpportunities to move around. Work life balance depends on teams but don't expect any rewards for your hardwork. 2 month sabbatical.

    ConsNo upward movement. Pay and benefits below market. A lot of attrition recently. Many years of over promising and under delivering - common across all management chain. People come here to retire.

    Advice to Senior ManagementOwn up to your mistakes. There has been repeated screw ups by the management with no accountability in the executive bench.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    In the midst of a transformation

    Component Design Engineer (Former Employee)

    ProsBrilliant co-workers who rise to the challenge.
    A deep pool of talents to draw from.
    Good IP portfolio to support product development.

    ConsSome projects span the globe which cause meeting times at all hours of the day.
    New "open" office configuration brings a lot of visual and audio distractions.
    New business realities demand projects to do more with the same or fewer resources.
    Resource constraints sometimes at odds with forward progress.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry to consolidate projects to geographies in close timezones for improved collaboration.
    Free up some resources to focus on implementing the promised efficiency initiatives to keep projects on track.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work.....

    Graduate Role (Current Employee)

    ProsThey provide a competitive salary & c&b package.
    Relaxed atmosphere
    Recognition and feeling of gratitude within team

    ConsIssues with retaining graduates. Graduates come and go as there is no career progression within the organisation.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStart to retain your most motivated employees and graduates.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Contractors Beware. Be Prepared to do the work of a regular full-time employee without the "Great Place to Work Value"

    Software Testing (Former Employee) Folsom, CA

    ProsFantastic Learning Opportunities. The most advanced microprocessors in the world. Intel owns the facilities and spends copious amounts on Research and Development.

    ConsSwearing, yelling, blaming, pointing the finger, and just plain unprofessionalism. It depends on what lab you work in. Some managers have too much time and others not enough. Some managers spend a great deal of time "spying" on employees. I guess it's the same in any company, but I thought Intel had higher standards.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBlue badge employees, supervisors, managers, and team leads are placing too much responsibility on Green Badge employees and or the contingent workforce.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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