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Texas Instruments Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
1,126 Reviews

3.7
1,126 Reviews
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Texas Instruments Chairman, President, and CEO Rich Templeton
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is really good, it values the importance of sports in life (in 116 reviews)

  • Great people, benefits, work environment -- when far from corporate headquarters in Dallas (in 66 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/Life balance rarely seems to be in favor of life (in 36 reviews)

  • Upper management seems to be reserved for Marketing/Sales folks (in 25 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Technical sales representative

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Broad portfolio, providing some level of access to nearly any customer base in the world. High intensity environment, with a strong engineering community to support you.

    Cons

    Currently developing new sales tools and metrics, which has created some gap in customer focus and inconsistency as the organization evolves the tools.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The TI portfolio and engineering teams are unrivaled in the semiconductor industry. Focus on exploiting these strengths to build a customer facing, value-add sales force, vs driving purely from numbers.

  2.  

    CO-OP

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    Former Employee - Financial Reporting  in  Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Financial Reporting in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    Perks, training, people, the internship program was a great way to get my foot in the door

    Cons

    Felt lost in a sea of people

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great Internship opportunity. TI really values their Interns and New College Grads.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Packaging Engineer  in  Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Packaging Engineer in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    A great place to grow. You are given significant responsibility as an intern during your first week. Your projects are relevant and important to the success of the company. TI's "open door" policy makes it very easy to find help and to expand your personal network. In my three months here, I met the CEO, EVP, and several SVP's, all of whom were very friendly and very supportive of the intern program.

    Cons

    There is a large learning curve coming in. However, there is plenty of available help to make your on-boarding process smooth. As with any worldwide company, there are many evening conference calls.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Company values employee and will take care of you

    Cons

    You have to be in Dallas or Texas to go up in the ladder.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote the right people

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Business IT

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    Current Employee - Business IT Applications Development  in  Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Business IT Applications Development in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    Exceptional opportunities for career advancement, as well as a great work-life balance.

    Cons

    A lot of waiting around for someone else.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good place to work

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    Former Employee - Engineering Manager  in  Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    Benefits were great. Salary was great.

    Cons

    Finding internal jobs and promotion opportunities was a challenge.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great internship experience!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern
    Current Employee - Intern

    Pros

    TI has a great internship program that really provides you with marketable skills in the semiconductor business. I was given a lot of responsibility by designing something new that will go into future parts and improving the process of design verification. There are a lot of opportunities to improve your technical skills and see how things are done in the real world. The benefits are good, and the company provides a small amount for relocation expenses. There is also a lot of diversity and a lot of emphasis placed on innovation.

    Cons

    Job security. The company has made a goal to make analog and embedded a large part of their business, so job security is an issue if you aren't working in one of those two areas.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place for internship

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Fast learning curve. Easy job task

    Cons

    Dallas is not a good place for life

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Texas Instruments

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager  in  Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    Very good work life balance with flexible hours

    Cons

    Not run like a technology company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Poor stability

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - ASIC Physical Design Engineer  in  Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - ASIC Physical Design Engineer in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    1. Lot of responsibilities
    2. Good opportunity to learn
    3. Mentoring and training available in plenty
    4. Flexible timings and good pay

    Cons

    1. Less job stability
    2. Work pressure is very high, especially if you are in a division that is about to be shut down
    3. frequent layoffs
    4. Focusing more into analog and not digital now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clear vision is needed before a team is formed.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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