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Samsung Group Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
785 Reviews

3.2
785 Reviews
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Samsung Group CEO & Vice-Chairman Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon
Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon
142 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The only good thing about Samsung is the good salary (in 56 reviews)

  • Good work/life balance, good management (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance is a joke - if you want to shorten your life by half come work here (in 92 reviews)

  • No Work life balance - expect to work 60-80 hours every week if you don't want to fall behind (in 34 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Brand Ambassador  in  La Jolla, CA
    Former Employee - Brand Ambassador in La Jolla, CA

    Pros

    Scheduling the job between classes was fairly simple.

    Cons

    There was a lack of information about what products Samsung would bring to campus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Mobile Consultant

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with
    Amazing training

    Cons

    Job security and way upper management work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 3 people found this helpful  

    Products driven by management in Korea

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Stable company, flexibility to develop new concepts and tech.

    Cons

    Cultural differences difficult to overcome. Management lacks understanding of US markets. Software execution poor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give more freedom and hold people accountable. Respect cultural differences, train expats better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Accountant

    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    Pros

    You have to work over time during year end closing.

    Cons

    Good benefit for employees per year.

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent work environment

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

    Pros

    High end products, Very friendly staff from corporate, and 3rd parties. Very fun and energetic company to work for

    Cons

    Need more stand alone locations

  7.  

    Great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great products. Great people. Awesome

    Cons

    Work a lot. Drink a lot

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up

  8.  

    I was an experiential sales consultant

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A lot of opportuntity for advancement, pays well

    Cons

    My job became too sales goal oriented instead of customer satisfaction and experience satifaction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dont be so pushy... Let people know from the beginning that they will be sales agents and that their performance depends on their advancement. Be transparent.

  9.  

    ok experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    lots of things to learn. samsung has a big potential.

    Cons

    hard to balance work and personal life.

  10.  

    Challenging work but extensive politics.

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    Co-workers are a great source of knowledge.

    Cons

    Management is unstable and there is very little job security.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care more about the careers of the employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Not good.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - SSE
    Former Employee - SSE

    Pros

    A job at a role of Software Developer will give travel opportunities. Good compensation and bonus.

    Cons

    Very very hective work schedule. There was no work and life balance. Upper management was very adhoc during product planing phase.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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