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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Work life balance

    Dec 4, 2021 - Product Test Engineer - (PTE) 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good opportunities to learn and grow

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of at the moment

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Diversity culture

    Jan 16, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Technical engagement, Lot of learning

    Cons

    None, all good, all good

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  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Lots of boomers who won’t retire

    Jan 21, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    -Less stressful than other tech companies to work at -People are usually pretty nice and have been with the company for a long time -Pay is competitive if you negotiate during hiring

    Cons

    Working at Qualcomm is like working for a dinosaur. It’s an older tech company, with the talent to match. It’s very different from any other tech company in that it moves like a dinosaur. Unqualified and ineffective leadership cling to their roles and enforce unnecessary approval hierarchies because it’s clear they wouldn’t be able to get a job anywhere else at this point in their careers. Think boomers who can’t rotate a PDF, yet keep 10 people in a meeting so someone can demonstrate for them how to do it. Managers aren’t given any training, and employees are told career development is their responsibility. If you just want a job you don’t need to care about, this is probably fine for you. But Qualcomm is where people’s dreams of career advancement and development go to die.

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