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"SQE"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Philips full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Lot of benefit of the big company; there are great people around.

Cons

Restructure every year, you never sure that you still have same job next year.

Other Employee Reviews for Philips

  1. "Good company, wrong focus"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Monroeville, PA
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Monroeville, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Philips full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Average pay with great 401k match. Decent vacation and flexible incidental time off. Large company with many support groups. Limited travel.

    Cons

    Company is big and slow, not very dynamic. The large support structure tends to slow down any progress. Too much focus on the way things have always been done. Limited opportunity for career advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Be ahead of the curve on employee advancement. It's typical for everyone to feel they should be paid more but it seems to be a systemic issue.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "The best people, let down daily by unfocused management."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician
    Current Employee - Technician
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Philips full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company mission is taken very seriously, I've never seen a corporation staffed by people so dedicated to improving the lives of their customers. My colleagues are the smartest, most committed, intelligent group I've ever worked with. Benefits are actually very generous, flexibility of time to get non-work things done is accommodated as far as is possible by colleagues and supervisors. You'll find yourself suddenly knowing more than you'd think about production and business.

    Cons

    In certain sectors there is almost no chance of actual advancement upwards. Salaries are below the average considering the experience and years put in by many below management level. The business is addicted to change, so expect many cancelled and diverted projects on a monthly basis. You will be busy all of the time. Resourcing is not mentioned as it's just not there, every year brings further staffing cuts and organizational changes (you will be expected to be three people).

    Advice to Management

    To top-management. Your people are the best in the business, being let down by a rush to meet wildly unrealistic financial and delivery related targets. Some 1:1 time with your actual workers, without their supervisor or direct manager in the room, would do the business some good. Engagement survey results repeatedly demonstrate this clearly but there has been no response at all.

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