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  • Good work life balance, great bonding leave now as a part of Intel, on site fitness classes, lots of employee resource groups, company fun events (in 42 reviews)

  • We have innovative teams and great working environment (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Employee since 2012"

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Newmarket, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Newmarket, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Altera (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    casual, flat organization, data orientated

    Cons

    young managers, overly ambitious peers


  2. "good"

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    Former Intern - Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Intern - Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Altera as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very competitive salary. Get to work with very very smart people. The training and daily work are very challenging, you never get bored of it.

    Cons

    work long extended hours sometimes. Get to work with very very smart people but at the same time a lot of pressure on you.

  3. "Rewarding hardwork, company direction unknown"

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    Current Intern - Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Intern - Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Altera as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Really intelligent people
    -Fun work environment
    -Good low level management

    Cons

    -Senior management has no idea what the company direction is.
    -Keep changing goals.
    -Laid off people without reason

    Advice to Management

    Figure out what you want to do ... make up your minds.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great execution, poor innovation"

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    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff Design Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff Design Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Altera full-time

    Pros

    You learn a great deal of excellence in execution, good pay and benefit

    Cons

    Not for someone whose passion is innovation


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