LG Electronics Reviews in Seoul, South Korea

Updated September 11, 2014
Updated September 11, 2014
284 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • In US, it's not bad working environment (in 11 reviews)

  • Very informal environment, with great space for work/life balance (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/Life Balance is something talked about a lot but rarely implemented (in 30 reviews)

  • Long working hours and load of travels (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    technology company

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at LG Electronics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    it is a technology company, not a marketing company

    Cons

    Salary compared to competitor
    too much managers in sw engineering position

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good for your self development if you are lucky, but low salary

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Chief Research Engineer  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Chief Research Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at LG Electronics full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Many free time if you are lucky
    In Seoul

    Cons

    Low salary
    Bad culture - no permission for fruitful discussion

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    work/life balance, but boring.

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    Current Employee - Research Engineer  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Research Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at LG Electronics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Not like Samsung, LG permits well work/life balanced life.

    Cons

    Less challenging works. lots of old employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    I was senior engineer.

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    Former Employee - Senior RF Engineer  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Senior RF Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at LG Electronics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    1. Good company to start.
    2. Great opportunity to learn works.
    3. It's global company and LG will give high business insight.

    Cons

    1. There is no work and home balance.
    2. Salary was pretty small.
    3. Very competitiveness environment, but your colleague will help a lot.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Top management needs to improve strategic view and management efficiently.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Associate in Planning team

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Associate in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at LG Electronics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very friendly, Caring and some work-life balance

    Cons

    Sometimes people seem to stick to the legacy instead of going foward

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!
    We still have long way to go

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Finance

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accountant  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Accountant in Seoul (South Korea)

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

    Pros

    Systematical. Many source to get the data.

    Cons

    Too many system, too much request for reporting

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make is simple. Simple is the better way for LG.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    AVIS Wannabe!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at LG Electronics full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1 Pride!
     Should be proud of oneself about being an employee of a No.2 electronic company in Korea.
    2. Fine salary, welfares.
    3. Could feel more humanity in the culture (compare with Samsung)

    Cons

    1 .Approval process is too complicated(like most of the Korean major company)
    2. Work/Life Balance is poor
    3. Lots of company dinner with tons of alcohol

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company always Claim to stand for No.1.
    But in reality they are just satisfied with the ranks, No.2 after Samsung.
    Invest on the future, not the present.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    The company does not work well for managing employees who leave the company.

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    Current Employee - R&D Engineer  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at LG Electronics for more than 8 years

    Pros

    People-oriented, rather than performance-oriented good is the royal road to success in the company. If you do not like to work , In this company only something to do is to manage the person.

    Cons

    the pay is very low . We received 30% lower than the other company.

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

    Chief research engineer in LG Electronics / UX designer

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    Current Employee - Chief Research Engineer In LG Electronics/User Experience Designer  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Chief Research Engineer In LG Electronics/User Experience Designer in Seoul (South Korea)

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

    Pros

    Dynamic, cutting-edge technology is the most important value.

    Cons

    accurate, well document is necessary to work

  11.  

    Good workplace but less salary

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    Former Employee - Account Manager  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at LG Electronics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Comparing other Korean companies, it has less hierarchy culture.
    Many chances to experience global biz

    Cons

    Low salary, political, closed mind, etc

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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