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LG Electronics Reviews in Seoul South Korea

Updated Jul 16, 2014
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3.1 53 reviews

75% Approve of the CEO

LG Electronics Vice Chairman Bon-joon Koo

Bon-joon Koo

(23 ratings)

76% of employees recommend this company to a friend

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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    I was senior engineer.

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

    Pros1. Good company to start.
    2. Great opportunity to learn works.
    3. It's global company and LG will give high business insight.

    Cons1. 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 Senior ManagementTop management needs to improve strategic view and management efficiently.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Associate in Planning team

    Associate (Current Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

    ProsVery friendly, Caring and some work-life balance

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up!
    We still have long way to go

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Finance

    Accountant (Current Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

    ProsSystematical. Many source to get the data.

    ConsToo many system, too much request for reporting

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake is simple. Simple is the better way for LG.

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

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    AVIS Wannabe!

    Marketing Manager (Former Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

    Pros1 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)

    Cons1 .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 Senior ManagementThe 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.

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    Chief research engineer in LG Electronics / UX designer

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

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

    Consaccurate, well document is necessary to work

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    Good workplace but less salary

    Account Manager (Former Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

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

    ConsLow salary, political, closed mind, etc

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

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

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

    ProsPeople-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.

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

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Too slow to make a decision

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

    Prosjob security at LG is better than its the biggest rival.

    Consa lot of unnecessary paperwork, top down communication, very tight budget on biz trip and poor salary

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

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    LG Electronics

    Research Engineer (Current Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

    ProsSalary is good. Location is good. Nice People. Free lunch and dinner. Cheap breakfast. Big Company. Lots of employee. Lots of field of production and development.

    ConsNot much freedom. working too long. Technology is not very advanced. Decision process is old and inefficient.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    LG emphasizes harmony as core value.

    Research Engineer (Former Employee) Seoul (South Korea)

    Prospeople are nice. good team work.

    Conssalary is a bit low.

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

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