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Intel Corporation Reviews

Updated June 28, 2017
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  1. "Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great culture, nice coworkers, and ownership over projects

    Cons

    Not that I can think of...


  2. "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in San Jose, San Jose (Costa Rica)
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in San Jose, San Jose (Costa Rica)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of benefits and activities

    Cons

    Hard to grow inside the company,

  3. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Haifa (Israel)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Haifa (Israel)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible hours
    Options to move within company - many opportunities

    Cons

    Not a software company so don't expect too much in technologies.
    Very difficult to change anything.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to new ideas and promote employees based on work done and not PR in the emails.


  4. "Relaxed Atmosphere, Not much learning"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time

    Pros

    1. Good benefits and work life balance 2. Employees are treated well and taken care of 3. Really nothing else positive

    Cons

    1. Very slow slacking culture 2. No learning 3. You can come to work, just check emails and rinse repeat forever without anyone having a problem with that


  5. "There are groups where creative, innovative approach is appreciated with a blend of reasonable work life balance."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy to switch between business units/products lines based on self interest to experience new design challenges. Company is open for that, managers obviously might not :)
    Get to interact with wise people of industry and grasp from their experiences. Good culture. (not in all groups)
    Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Changing culture due to competitive market. Some groups have less focus on excellence rather more on project delivery. Sometimes, good work gets restricted to some and others are considered execution brigade.

    Advice to Management

    Preserve Mother Intel Culture and Excellence.


  6. "Intel - Still among the best"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Outstanding products/CPUs (design & manufacturing), the best at process technology, excellent corporate culture and promoting diversity

    Cons

    Decisions takes too long and has too many stakeholders

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication with staff


  7. "Design Technologist"

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    Current Employee - Design Technologist in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Design Technologist in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Intel Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, very flexible

    Cons

    Still sticking to old methodologies for processor development

    Advice to Management

    Software moves fast, stop playing Catchup

  8. "Good company overall"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for, great benefits, facilities, sabbatical

    Cons

    Politics, not much career growth

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within before looking outside talent.


  9. "Sr. Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Córdoba (Argentina)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Córdoba (Argentina)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great place to learn cutting-edge technologies
    - Nice overall compensation
    - Nice offices & benefits
    - It has an area dedicated to help the community (Community Team)
    - You can develop a "career path" inside the company

    Cons

    - Not a software company. Most project never see production ever.
    - Not a very clear direction given by directors and managers (at least for Software Division)
    - Anual performance review based on meritocracy can be very subjective. It 's also counterproductive to teamwork itself as in the end you need to end up competing with your colleagues for the same amount of budget.

    Advice to Management

    Just stop playing with projects and focus efforts in what needs to be focused (so that software people inside the company can also feel themselves useful) Forget about hardware and start doing software the way software needs to be made.


  10. "Overall a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good benefits. interesting projects (at least in my department).

    Cons

    The company's future is unclear, and you can feel it for a while.


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