Samsung Group Reviews

Updated September 29, 2014
Updated September 29, 2014
812 Reviews
3.1
812 Reviews
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Samsung Group CEO & Vice-Chairman Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon
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151 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The only good thing about Samsung is the good salary (in 58 reviews)

  • Good work/life balance, good management (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance is a joke - if you want to shorten your life by half come work here (in 102 reviews)

  • No Work life balance - expect to work 60-80 hours every week if you don't want to fall behind (in 37 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Exceptional opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Suwŏn, Kyonggi (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Suwŏn, Kyonggi (South Korea)

    I worked at Samsung Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    you have access for outstanding facility, resources and colleges

    Cons

    but you may busy and to be smart to balance your life and work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    excellent

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

    I worked at Samsung Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good products, nice people, good benefits

    Cons

    no cons at all really

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Suwŏn, Kyonggi (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Manager in Suwŏn, Kyonggi (South Korea)

    I have been working at Samsung Group for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefit, Fairness, Profit Sharing, Growing brand name.

    Cons

    Hard work, Hard work, Hard work, Hard work, Hard work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep in mind of everything

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Manager  in  Damascus (Syria)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Damascus (Syria)

    I worked at Samsung Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    fast growing, wise management, promising job

    Cons

    slow decision making, hard to change directions easily

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company to work for as a contract employee through Worldlink, Inc.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager

    I worked at Samsung Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent knowledgeable and committed co-workers, with eldership being of the highest caliber.

    Cons

    I don't have any negative comments about working for this company.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    I'm working at the R&D fields.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Samsung Group

    Pros

    Comp. and Benefits are the best

    Cons

    work and life balance are not good.

  8.  

    Working in Samsung Electronics Display could give the awesome experience for someone to handle his life

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer  in  Seremban (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Seremban (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Samsung Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Looking for experience and gain knowledge of working as an engineer

    Cons

    Time management is very important as someone to work here and someone has to bare to work under pressure as an engineer needs the desire and mindset as to think out the box and always looks beyond the limit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciation is important to an employee as to encourage employee work performance.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great Work place

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

    I have been working at Samsung Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice well-fare system
    - Health and life insurance
    - Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent day care
    - Short and long-term disability coverage
    - Tuition assistance and support of learning & development
    - Product discounts
    - Personal and family counseling
    - Wellness programs

    Cons

    Poor work-life balance because of the hard schedule.
    Semi-conductor was good, smart phone is good, what will be the next?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Many engineers at Samsug are always complaining about poor work-life balance.
    Cut out unnecessary projects will be one solution

  10.  

    Good experience with lots of opportunity

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Samsung Group

    Pros

    You can experience diverse industries, and systematic management moving at an incredible speed. Good people and nice training system.

    Cons

    Work and life balance. You need to work a lot to catch up the speed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    we can push more for some more creativity in the organization

  11.  

    It was great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Fellow  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at Samsung Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very structured and well organized.
    There were great manual.
    leadership team is very straight forwarded
    flex-time, Speed is unimaginable.
    good to great

    Cons

    highly pressured
    policies are very strict
    benefit is not much sufficient
    there are hundreds of thousands of over time
    no work and life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    open minded

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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