Samsung Group
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www.samsung.com Suwon-dong, South Korea 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Samsung Group CEO & Vice-Chairman Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon

Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon

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20% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great Team to work for. Always focusing on Core Samsung values.

Systems Engineer II (Current Employee)
Richardson, TX

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

Prosnice place to work and nice people.

ConsToo much work. Have to work long hours many times.

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

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It is OK to work here but not a long time.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Richardson, TX

I have been working at Samsung Group

ProsGood benefits including insurance, PTO and yearly presents.

ConsHard to manage between work and life balance.
Highly demanded work places.
HQ control a lot of work process.

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Long hours, random work and sometimes rework, but technically cutting edge.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Richardson, TX

I have been working at Samsung Group

ProsThey are working on some really cutting edge technologies. The management is understanding and trying, but the work has to get done. Generally flexible in terms of daily schedule. You can work from home some days if needed.

ConsSamsung Telecom America is the offshore for Samsung Korea and they get treated like that. The work has to get done. You will face some unrealistic deadline. You may face some lack of information sharing situations.

Advice to Senior ManagementThey need to push back in terms of schedules and information shared.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good and Bad

Engineer (Former Employee)
Richardson, TX

I worked at Samsung Group

ProsHard working employees. Good exposure to new technologies. Challenging work.
STA offers great benefits and the compensation is good. End of year gifts are nice.

ConsLong hours. Too many biz trips to Korea. No autonomy from HQ.
Too many projects are focused on commercialization work.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove the cafeteria - the vegetarian food was terrible.
Focus more on long term planning. Improve the internal systems. End.

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ok but lots of room for improvement - not employee friendly right now but working on it

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Richardson, TX

I have been working at Samsung Group

Prosgreat company, looks great on the resume, good industry growth especially during a recession

Conslack of work-life balance, asian culture, poor recognition of hard work, pay is not as good as it could be for middle and lower level positions

Advice to Senior Managementlisten to employee feedback, more competitive pay and to recognize hard work

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You are the only one responsible for making this a worthwhile place to work.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Richardson, TX

I worked at Samsung Group

ProsTechnology and the marketing and value prop development.

ConsKorea control and management practices. The Korean employees are truly in charge.
IT and business systems are a big drain on productivity and cost management.
Lacks standard tools and IT resources.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive Americans more power in the US operations. Globalize.

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Finance Manager (Former Employee)
Richardson, TX

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

ProsTeam work and hard work

ConsMilitary style and many layers of decision makers

Advice to Senior ManagementWork Life balance

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

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work here to build your resume

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Richardson, TX

I have been working at Samsung Group

Prosgood benefits, decent cafeteria food

Consthis place is driven by politics, data doesn't drive decisions... it's flat, they outsource everything and don't promote from within. if you're female good lucking moving up here. this company will use you, so if you want to come here it's good to have samsung on your resume, that's about all you will get from here. overall this is the worst company i've ever worked for hands down.

Advice to Senior Managementget with 2009, offer flex hours, opp for advancement... you don't have to be chained to your desk to get work done. allow employees to do their job and make an impact. the politics are absurd and you will attract people because of the company name, but as of now, you'll never retain really good employees for more than a few years... this is springboard employer....

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Koreans Rule Samsung

Administrative Assistant (Current Employee)
Richardson, TX

I have been working at Samsung Group

ProsThe people are the best reason by Far to work for Samsung.

ConsProbably 85% of employees are outsourced - only upper management are permanent employees. Samsung also has VERY high turnover - people drop like flies there. Samsung is a Korean company - but the Koreans micromanage EVERY aspect of business-to the point it's counter-productive. Everything has to have approval from Koreans prior to coming to fruition - and Koreans will ask a million questions about why you are requesting whatever it is you want. Way too many hands in the pot. Also-Koreans don't like anyone who is not Korean or at the very least Asian. All upper-management is Korean.

Advice to Senior ManagementSee above. Stop being so racist towards non-Koreans and pretending like you don't understand English when someone pushes back on you for questioning them. It's very frustrating.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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