Sony Reviews

Updated October 3, 2014
Updated October 3, 2014
365 Reviews
3.4
365 Reviews
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Sony President & CEO Kazuo Hirai
Kazuo Hirai
96 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • If you are thinking working for a company that provides very good work-life balance (in 22 reviews)

  • Compensation, Holidays, Work environment, Excellent Campus (in 22 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance can be a challenge (in 9 reviews)

  • Senior management has weak ethical values (in 11 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Sony Work Life

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in New York, NY

    I have been working at Sony full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of Opportunity to Advance
    Prestigious Company
    Generous Employee Benefits

    Cons

    Extremely stressful work environment
    Revolving door for management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great workmanship, nice payday.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at Sony full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice people, great work hours.

    Cons

    Unsatisfied with benefits at the job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It is not that hard of a job, and pays ok.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Leand Analyst in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
    Former Employee - Leand Analyst in Woodcliff Lake, NJ

    I worked at Sony full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Managers willing to listen and try out new ideas

    Cons

    Sometimes the company is just too big

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen listen listen

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Something different everyday you come to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sony

    Pros

    environment, job culture, products and co-workers

    Cons

    lack of advancement, bonus interferes with team environment at times

    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    OK if you just want to follow others

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sony

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Some really good people

    Cons

    You are treated like a pawn.
    Very very political place to work.

  7.  

    Its ok

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Specialist In Bestbuy in Glen Burnie, MD
    Current Employee - Product Specialist In Bestbuy in Glen Burnie, MD

    I have been working at Sony part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    easy way to learn all the sony products

    Cons

    never get the needed material or products to do the demo. took 3 months to even get a usb stick for the tv demos.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    very good experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at Sony as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    friendly environment. learn a lot

    Cons

    they don't sponsor international students

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Sony

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

    I have been working at Sony

    Pros

    work culture is amazing and nice

    Cons

    not reliable and job security

    Recommends
  10.  

    Was an experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sony full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Sony is a good name

    Cons

    Management and turnover was awful

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    A good research environment with talented researcher

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Research Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Research Intern in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Sony as an intern (less than an year)

    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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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