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"Mostly a good place to work"

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Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff Software Engineer in Boxborough, MA
Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff Software Engineer in Boxborough, MA
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Pros

There is a good company culture in the balance of work & personal life with a sense of united spirit in competition against AMD's competitors.

Cons

On the down side the company has struggled financialy the last couple years of years with a resulting drag on salaries & promotions.

Advice to Management

Keep the faith. Keep investing. Don't let the companies financial struggles become an excuse for holding up employees career progression.

Other Employee Reviews for AMD

  1. "no comment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    salary is good. benefits are good. potential for company growth

    Cons

    Too much favoritism. Employee performance is not properly assessed or rewarded.

    Advice to Management

    More subjective way to assess employees. More feedback from multiple managers. recognize those with aspirations and those who achieve more through efforts, actions and those who strive and achieve higher education.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Interesting work, unprofitable company."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1. Incredibly smart, hardworking people
    2. Strong graphics product lineup
    3. (Moslty) challenging and interesting work
    4. Dedication to employee career growth

    Cons

    1. Weak CPU products
    2. Attempts to do too many things at once resulting in cancellations and roadmap changes
    3. Too cash starved to invest in future technologies and initiatives
    4. Time to market of CPU products is too long
    5. Losing money for 3 years in a row is crushing morale

    Advice to Management

    1. Focus on core competencies - do fewer things, but do them exceedingly well
    2. Continue to cut the cruft: layoff or redeploy resources that are providing little value or are unnecessary overhead
    3. Make a profit!

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