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Avago Technologies President, CEO, and Director Hock E. Tan
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Pros
  • The company does support its employees and allow them freedom to do thier best work with a good work/life balance (in 13 reviews)

  • Exciting, fast paced work environment (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance doesn't exist (in 10 reviews)

  • High business unit operating margin requirements leave little room for R&D (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Projects at Avago"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The projects at Avago are interesting projects where you can learn and become
    a significant player . Managment of the projects is very well done.

    Cons

    Are the acquistions good for the business


  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work environment, this might depend on the BU ur working for

    Cons

    Management need to be refined.


  3. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    fort collins is a great place to live

    Cons

    there are no cons to i can think of

    Advice to Management

    none


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Exciting, fast paced work environment. Very rapid growth means a lot of opportunities for advancement. Exposure to a lot of different projects.

    Cons

    Can be relatively stressful and potential for long hours


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Sticky products"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    More than adequate payment for hard work

    Cons

    You can/will be gone in a flash

    Advice to Management

    If you can keep your job, you will be well compensated for the effort.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avago Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice pay, bonus and work environment

    Cons

    Teams are spread too thin.

    Advice to Management

    Think long term and invest on future products


  8. "engineering manager"

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    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avago Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    fast path, excellent management style from HP, open for learning

    Cons

    benefit is about average vs. silicon valley

    Advice to Management

    continue to support learning experience


  9. "I contracted for 9 weeks and loved it"

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    Former Contractor - Senior Mask Layout Designer in San Jose, CA
    Former Contractor - Senior Mask Layout Designer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avago Technologies as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people were great, low pressure environment

    Cons

    I wanted to stay there but was limited by my contract

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice because I was not there as a full time employee.


  10. "Plenty of opportunity to grow if you have the stuff in you"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avago Technologies full-time

    Pros

    - Surrounded by some brilliant people
    - Very collaborative atmosphere
    - Laid back yet leaders in the market

    Cons

    - Difficult to implement a new or novel idea
    - Kinda stuck with that hp thing


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Professional environment with plenty of interesting projects"

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Fort Collins, CO
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Fort Collins, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avago Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Smaller company with professional work environment. Managers try to clear roadblocks from you getting your job done. Plenty of interesting technical projects to work on. Great location.

    Cons

    Equipment set has a lot of older tools. Equipment engineer and technician staffing is very lean. Tough to get a promotion.

    Advice to Management

    You have a good thing going here. Don't forget who got you there.



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