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Western Digital Benefits

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We’ve got you covered: Compensation, Wellness, & Benefits

Health and welfare insurance – medical, dental, disability, life, accidental death, labor accident, and business travel accident insurance – we call those table stakes. Our programs take care of the whole employee so you thrive. Competitive compensation, great family-friendly benefits, and wellness programs mean you’re set from day one.


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  • Jul 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Irvine, California

    The best thing is the onsite health care. It is very convenient and the doctor is great. As far as drawbacks, the healthcare was downgraded in advance of Obamacare to use a high deductible but with an HSA, but this seems to be the industry trend. Another drawback is that vacation time was recently changed to "unlimited but subject to management approval." What this means in practice is that instead of getting paid for vacation days you don't take, you get nothing. This is especially problematic if you need maternity or medical leave since instead of being able to use accumulated vacation days, you immediately get put on disability.

  • Aug 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Techy in Salt Lake City, Utah

    Best is unlimited PTO, worse is unlimited PTO. My manager encourages to take but don't abuse but sometimes its hard to get away. When you earn it..bank it, feel like you deserve it more

  • Aug 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Jose, California

    some of the worst benefits in the industry

  • Jun 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Milpitas, California

    Good benefits ... have HSA which is standard

  • May 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redwood City, California

    Free lunch, drinks and snacks

  • Apr 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Software Engineer(Internship) in Irvine, California

    The best thing was the time off, which was 'unlimited' within reason, and flexible.

  • Apr 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Principal Engineer in Austin, Texas

    Benefits are great. Main office was having many benefits then a satellite center.

  • Mar 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer in San Jose, California

    HSA with Company contribution, 401k Matching upto 6% (you put 6, they put 3% for you)

  • Mar 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Practice Lead in San Francisco, California

    Competitive -- every Silicon Valley firm is behaving similarly

  • Mar 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Miami Shores, Florida

    Unlimited vacation: people end up not taking vacation

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