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Sony Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
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3.3 343 reviews

76% Approve of the CEO

Sony President & CEO Kazuo Hirai

Kazuo Hirai

(88 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • If you are thinking working for a company that provides very good work-life balance(in 19 reviews)

  • Compensation, Holidays, Work environment, Excellent Campus(in 20 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance, exhausted(in 7 reviews)

  • Long working hours, reflecting good and bad of japanese org culture,,,to many meeting(in 6 reviews)

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    very good experience

    Intern (Current Employee) New York, NY

    Prosfriendly environment. learn a lot

    Consthey don't sponsor international students

    Advice to Senior Managementno

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

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    Sony

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proswork culture is amazing and nice

    Consnot reliable and job security

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Was an experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsSony is a good name

    ConsManagement and turnover was awful

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    A good research environment with talented researcher

    Research Intern (Former Employee) San Jose, CA

    Pros- Good opportunity for a student to work on state-of-the-art project during Master/Phd.
    - Professional researchers and a small active learning atmosphere.

    Cons- Salary is below the average for the intern, but it doesn't matter. Experiences is more important.

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

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    nice place to work and learn

    Mechanical Engineer (Former Employee) Champaign, IL

    ProsStrong engineering team. Very friendly colleagues, who are always there to guide as and when required.
    Good working atmosphere.

    ConsNot many. You might find it little hard while communicating with Japanese colleagues because of language barrier. But after some initial meetings, it will get easier.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to do some more marketing to represent this as global company.

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

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    Great company to start your career.

    Marketing Intern (Current Employee) Miami, FL

    ProsIt is one of the big firms in the entertainment industry. Thus, you should take advantage of your time and learn as much as you can.

    ConsSometimes it can be too entreprenurial, but just depends on what you are looking for.

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

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    Fun, but management has flaws

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    ProsFun employees, nice products to learn about

    ConsNo incentives that are worthwhile, management is political

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook at numbers, not how much the employees kiss your a**

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work for.

    Machine Operator (Former Employee) Elmhurst, IL

    ProsLearning experience for a line operator

    Consworking hours were too incinsistant

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore helpful mangers for lien manufacturing. I saw them personaly speaking bad about other employees to other staff during lunch and it was not proffesional.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Great Plalc to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsNice place to work when they are hiring

    ConsThey work you hard when there is work to be done.

    Advice to Senior ManagementShare with your employees

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    Japanese Style Company

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA

    ProsDiscipline, Good work ethics etc

    Consnot enough room for growth, politics

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

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

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