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LG Electronics South Korea Reviews

Updated July 20, 2017
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  • Work life balance us little concern, sales team gets more milage (in 92 reviews)

  • Hectic schedule with no work life balance (in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Hardware Design Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Hardware Design Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at LG Electronics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You can lead the tech. They always make something new.

    Cons

    You have to handle a lot of problems. Balancing work and life is not easy


  2. "senior software developer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LG Electronics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The working environment is not bad

    Cons

    As a programmer, this is not good company.

  3. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, competitive and challenging environment. Get to work on the latest telecommunications opportunities.

    Cons

    Low pay, no work-life balance. 13 hour days, Saturdays, and holidays are expected.

    Advice to Management

    Improve work-life balance. Stop clocking hours when there is nothing to do.


  4. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LG Electronics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Friendly office atmosphere; a few perks such as paid holidays and LG points to purchase LG products

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, slow decision making process

    Advice to Management

    Need to make the company lighter by selling off deadweight businesses


  5. "Nice colleagues, Nice location"

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    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Design Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Design Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many of colleagues are nice and friendly.

    Cons

    Organization structures are little bit old and traditional. Sometimes it delays decision making and business movement.


  6. "Subsidiary Sales and Marketing"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travel, experiences in different parts of the world. Great to gain general management experience in diverse business functions, from product to p/l management

    Cons

    Pay is not that high, wheras responsibility, stress level is high and working hours are late. High recommendation to move to product management position after gaining experience.

    Advice to Management

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  7. "Nothing good nothung bad"

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    Current Employee - Research Engineer in Incheon (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Research Engineer in Incheon (South Korea)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everything is ok. You can choose to live a good life.

    Cons

    But you won't succeed at the company if you do so.

  8. "NLP Researcher in CTO"

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    Former Employee - NLP Researcher in Seocho (South Korea)
    Former Employee - NLP Researcher in Seocho (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LG Electronics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1 good salary
    2 not to difficult to use vacations

    Cons

    1. too much work at night
    2. order of ranks between people according to title.


  9. "Make a Mobile by hw engineer."

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    Former Employee - Senior Product Development Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Senior Product Development Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is loacated in seoul. And salary is not bad.

    Cons

    You have to work for long time. And it needs Strong body and mind control.


  10. "Senior Design Verification Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Design Verification Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Senior Design Verification Engineer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LG Electronics (More than a year)

    Pros

    Standard company to work and get settled

    Cons

    No much work on core side. But for software side is more in India


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