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Updated Jul 9, 2014
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3.3 339 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

Sony President & CEO Kazuo Hirai

Kazuo Hirai

(84 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "If you are thinking working for a company that provides very good work-life balance"
    in 18 reviews
  • "Compensation, Holidays, Work environment, Excellent Campus"
    in 19 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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    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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    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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    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

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    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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    One of the best companies I ever worked for. I was in charge of Customer Service for the Caribbean area from 91 to 96'

    Service Manager (Former Employee)
    San Juan, PR

    ProsThey pay for employees training within their expertise field.

    ConsI can't say anything negative from my experience with SONY Corp.

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

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    Great company for resume not for long haul

    IT Manager (Current Employee)
    Tampa, FL

    Prosgreat pay, flexible schedules, nice bonuses, nice benefits

    Consboring job, management not interested in long term goals

    Advice to Senior Managementrespect employees, better communication

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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