Samsung Group Reviews

Updated July 3, 2015
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Samsung Group CEO & Vice-Chairman Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon
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Pros
  • Good Salary Good boss Good environment (in 59 reviews)

  • Cutting-edge technology to work on (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor work-life balance because of the hard schedule (in 110 reviews)

  • No work/life balance - Commitment is based on the number of hours worked (in 40 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Samsung Experience

    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Samsung Group

    Pros

    awesome place to work for anyone looking for a career working with mobile and other electronic devices

    Cons

    not too many cons to list at all.

    Advice to Management

    Come work here asap!!


  2. An exciting and satisfying place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Samsung Group (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    The technology that I work on directly impacts millions of people. Good exposure in related technologies. Start-up like work environment, fast and agile.

    Cons

    Engineering is strongly driven by market and product requirement. Research is sometimes sometimes hampered due to lack of time.


  3. Senior Director

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Easy to work at
    senior exposure

    Cons

    Important decisions made in Korea
    top down structure
    horrible IT!

    Advice to Management

    Dump SDS and adopt real cloud solutions


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  5. Display Marketing Operations

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington Hills, MI

    I have been working at Samsung Group full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Diversity, Challenging, global level, culture, benefits, career

    Cons

    work/life balance can be a challenge


  6. Financial Analyst

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Samsung Group

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

    Pros

    Health insurance is good. It maybe only one good thing.

    Cons

    They do not hire Koreans or look-like Koreans.

    Advice to Management

    You have to be globalized to survive here


  7. Helpful (1)

    Director

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer

    I have been working at Samsung Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary, business class travel, top-tier in IT

    Cons

    Work-life balance, some politics, in-house oriented

    Advice to Management

    require more international culture and acquire companies to get potential power


  8. review

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Allen, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Allen, TX

    I worked at Samsung Group (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    too much work, good benefits

    Cons

    great benefits, review, too much work


  9. good company

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

    I have been working at Samsung Group (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    work life balance is very good

    Cons

    salary did not rise for a long time


  10. Product Specialist/ Sales Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Porter Ranch, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Porter Ranch, CA

    I worked at Samsung Group part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You get to be trained with some of the best devices and see them first hand. Interact with all types of customers.

    Cons

    We were promised new devices every 6 months, that was never delivered. We were promised promotional opportunities but there was no real way to track progress in store due to no supervisors being in store at all times. We were left unable to answer questions about new products due to them not releasing them to us until they were released to the public.


  11. Tough for contractors

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Engineer in Richardson, TX

    I worked at Samsung Group

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great working with new technology

    Cons

    Let go of contractors very frequently because of budget cuts or due to work slowing down.

    Advice to Management

    Hire full time employees instead of contractors.



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