Intel Corporation

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Intel Corporation Reviews

Updated October 1, 2014
Updated October 1, 2014
3,813 Reviews
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Intel Corporation CEO Brian M. Krzanich
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance depends on teams but don't expect any rewards for your hardwork (in 500 reviews)

  • It was a stable job in a cutting edge technology field (in 134 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is not respected by managers in the validation group in Austin (in 181 reviews)

  • Very heavy decision making processes, usually involving a lot of stake holders (in 111 reviews)

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    My 17 years at Intel

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    Current Employee - Server Programmer/Administrator/Backup Specialist  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Current Employee - Server Programmer/Administrator/Backup Specialist in Hillsboro, OR

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

    Pros

    it is one of the most challenging places I have ever worked at. You need to be an expert on everything in your are, including those areas you may not be an expert in. So study fast.

    Cons

    Intel can take over your life. We try to practice Work Life Balance, but that is not always successful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People have lives outside of the company, it is good to remember that.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Intel provided me a place to learn and grow my skills as long as my job was completed. Great for a college student!

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    Current Employee - Validation Technician  in  Folsom, CA
    Current Employee - Validation Technician in Folsom, CA

    I have been working at Intel Corporation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, task-oriented, advancement available, good pay, good co-workers, not strict on dress code/piercing/tattoo policy.

    Cons

    Very busy and sometimes tasks you just spent months on get canceled. Intel changes with the market and priorities can change very quickly. So always expect be doing something new or filling a gap.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None to give. Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    My experience at Intel has largely been positive.

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer Intern  in  Folsom, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Folsom, CA

    I have been working at Intel Corporation as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits at Intel Folsom. Engineers are pretty helpful and understanding. Nice laid back work environment.

    Your internship experience here is what you make it. If you want to network a lot, you have that opportunity to do so. There are a decent amount of intern events in the summer that are pretty fun too.

    Cons

    Honestly, from my perspective I don't really have any cons. I have heard of some interns not have much work to do, but many companies struggle with keeping interns busy.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Software Engineer

    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at Intel Corporation full-time

    Pros

    nice interview. more behaviour and also few technical.
    benefits are excellent.

    Cons

    cash on hand is less also base salary not that good compare to others.

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Field Sales
    Current Employee - Field Sales

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

    Pros

    Solid total compensation and tremendous benefits. Only company I know of that still offers a sabbatical program for every employee. We had significant healthcare costs over the last year and never had to worry about more than the deductible. Low turnover is a reflection that they treat employees well. Work/life balance is great in sales, part of the benefit of having only a few thousand salespeople driving $60B in revenue.

    Cons

    Low turnover also means few opportunities to move up and highly skilled people all competing for those positions. The culture has waned over the years, but the stated values of constructive confrontation, regular 1:1's with your manager, and assumed responsibility are as good as they come. The CEO actually looks at statistics on the frequency of employees badging in (versus working from home). T&E budgets have gotten ridiculously tight since he came into the role.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Re institute the old R&R where you get rid of the bottom 5%.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Multiple roles at Intel

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Intel Corporation

    Pros

    Needless to say, Intel is a tech pioneer and remains on the cutting edge of Process and Microprocessor Fabrication Technology. The company realizes the lost opportunity in the Mobile market and is trying to catch up. The company's efforts to offer its manufacturing prowess to third parties is a bold initiative but will need to be managed VERY carefully.

    Cons

    The current Strategic Planning Process has failed the company. Too many technology inflection points (communications, mobile etc) have been missed or inadequately addressed

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good company to work for

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    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Hillsboro, OR

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

    Pros

    Sabbatical - Hands down! Intel gives 8 week paid time off every 7 years to live your dream. Now they allow an option of 4 weeks paid time off every 4 years! This is above and beyond your vacation days. The company is very large so you can change jobs and even careers without moving to another company. The company air shuttles they have from Arizona, Oregon, California allow easy hassle free travel to company sites.

    Cons

    Unimaginative cubicles led to unimaginative people or maybe its the other way around.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Intel missed the mobile phone market, don't miss the IoT wave!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Marketing Director

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    Former Employee - Marketing Director  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    solid culture with a focus on results, great training for the outside world - management and leadership. Trying to move beyond the core

    Cons

    investments are all targeted at CPUs in reality, upward movement has been stagnant for years, stock has historically not broken out of a small trading range

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Values employees , slow moving, teams spread all around the world

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    Current Employee - Senior Graphics Software Engineer  in  Folsom, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Graphics Software Engineer in Folsom, CA

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

    Pros

    Tries to value employees. Lot of smart people working.

    Cons

    Groups spread out all over the works. Sometimes getting work done is a real challenge

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People working on a project should be co-located and not spread all around the world. MCG is terrible for this

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Wow! what a great company never saw its equal in the semiconductor industry

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician  in  Rio Rancho, NM
    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician in Rio Rancho, NM

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    One of the best companies I have ever worked for in my life.

    Cons

    stay on top of your projects and always look to improve

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    After seeing whats out there don't loose the team spirit keep the Intel culture alive.. it is special and will keep you world leaders

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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