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HARMAN Reviews

Updated November 21, 2017
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  • Work-Life balance is highly dependent on the Project you are working on (in 38 reviews)

  • No work life balance in few projects (in 17 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Principal Software engg"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Vernon Hills, IL
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Vernon Hills, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good tech company, good work life balance

    Cons

    Too many tools are used forevery day work

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Not bad but not great"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to try new things, sometimes regardless if you want to or not.

    Cons

    No real progress or career path.

    Advice to Management

    Look at making sure staff are treated like adults and evaluate some of your middle level leadership. They don't provide the support needed for staff to do their jobs as well as they could.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Talented staff and engineers"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Talented staff and engineers, good benefits, good working environment.

    Cons

    No new projects/products in the works. Samsung acquisition may have done more harm than good for the Professional division of HARMAN.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Happy to be out"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - BDC Representative in East Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - BDC Representative in East Hartford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at HARMAN full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    They hire inexperienced people for industry savvy positions...

    Cons

    Glad they finally got rid of some of the dead wood.....much more needed

    Advice to Management

    retire early and save the company


  5. "Great culture"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - User Experience Architect in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - User Experience Architect in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Culture is great within the design team

    Cons

    Projects seem mundane in the Connected Services team though.


  6. "Its a decent company to work in."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Novi, MI
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Novi, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very diverse and talented workers.

    Cons

    No downside. Good place to work.


  7. "Senior Manufacturing Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cheney, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cheney, WA

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule for office employees

    Cons

    Moving production to offshore now.

  8. "Current employee in Novi Mi"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Novi, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Novi, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people. Competitive salary. Exciting products. Steady growth. Multi-cultural workforce.

    Cons

    No work life balance. Processes not well defined or followed - sometimes driven by management preference vs established procedures.

    Advice to Management

    Too many Senior Managers/Executives.
    Provide resources at the working level to support new business.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Recommendation for working here"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HARMAN (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They offer Benefits to contractors.
    PM's at least pretend they care?

    Cons

    HR is terrible at fixing issues
    HR doesn't respond to employee's.
    They will fire you for no cause and hire someone cheaper.
    Extremely low pay.
    No room for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Treat employee's with care, if you must terminate then give the employee a reason. In some states it is required by Law.
    Increase the pay of the employee's and create a better work culture if you want better results for work.


  10. "Great company to work for"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time

    Pros

    Flexible time.
    Good benefits. Included family
    Good culture.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership on some projects


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