Samsung Group
3.1 of 5 752 reviews
www.samsung.com Suwon-dong, South Korea 1000 to 5000 Employees

Samsung Group Reviews in Seoul

Updated Jun 23, 2014
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3.4 49 reviews

                             

100% Approve of the CEO

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

Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon

(13 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    nice place to work

    Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    Prosadvanced ehr program they have

    Constoo much work so it is little hard to maitain balance btw life and work

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

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

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    It was great

    Research Fellow (Current Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

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

    Conshighly 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 Senior Managementopen minded

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Neutral

    Director (Current Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    Prosbig, global, stable, requtation, benefits

    Conslocal, military culture, stubborn, risk

    Advice to Senior Managementno comment

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Challenging and rewarding work

    Manager (Current Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    ProsGlobal work experience, diverse product and services, global brand recognition, challenging duties

    ConsKorean style hierarchy and rigid working culture

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

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    first year, satisfied with good salalry. next year, can be fool or walking dead

    Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    Prosgood salary, title, office facilities

    ConsNo work & Life balance.
    only regulation.
    I guess nobody work real work.
    There are many time consuming works.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey are just worried about their status. (they do not know when they are fired so.)

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Exciting Place

    Attorney (Current Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    ProsExciting work, can be a fun place to work if you're in the right position. Good compensation.

    ConsHeavy bureaucracy, too much emphasis on process and protocol. If you're not Korean, you can feel left out. Incompetent middle management is a common problem.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry to be more open.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Various Dynamic

    Account Manager (Current Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    ProsFast decision. Good product. Brand awareness

    ConsOne way comm. Huge gap btw vp and staff

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    very very hard, but rewarding work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    Prosyou're working on stuff that will be used by lots of people. you're surrounded by the best of the best

    Conslong long hours, not always sure you're making a difference. hierarchy is really a big deal to them (in korea)

    Advice to Senior Managementtake some changes on the younger people, older doesn't always mean better

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

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    Becomes better than before everyday.

    Software Developer (Former Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    Prosenough money(comparing with other companies in korea)
    trying to erase hieratical culture(not yet, but better)

    Consno special treatment about skillful sw developers

    Advice to Senior Managementgood place for first start in korea

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Disappointed at a company that I thought was as leading global technology company

    Senior Manager (Current Employee)
    Seoul (South Korea)

    ProsGood compensation and cash benefits for life events such as having a child or marriage

    ConsVery traditional focused with limited focus on development
    Very bureaucratic
    Lack of transparency
    Limited diversity and culture appreciation outside of home country

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