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"best place to work so far"

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Current Employee - Technical Director in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Technical Director in San Jose, CA
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Approves of CEO

Pros

Broadcom is not very bureaucratic, it's OK to work with multiple business units, and the engineering/marketing division is less pronounced than most. There is very good internal communication, so various projects can share IP and ideas. Compensation (cash) is OK, but the equity-based compensation (RSUs mainly these days) is unusually good, and the patent rewards are generous. Perhaps the best part is the high quality of the rest of the staff.

Cons

It's a bit chaotic, so it takes a while to learn how things work. The company makes lots of acquisitions, and tries not to mess with the new group's internal processes too quickly. This means there are many different working styles and tool chains that need to be integrated over time.

Advice to Management

keep looking forward, don't be reactive

Other Employee Reviews for Broadcom

  1. "Best semiconductor company to work for"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, and the opportunity to work on industry-leading projects and technologies.

    Cons

    It's not a 9-5 job, people work hard.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the start-up culture that has made the company successful.


  2. "A good but not great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Innovative, good colleagues, nice benefits

    Cons

    Heavy work load, fair management

    Advice to Management

    Better project management

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