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Updated February 15, 2018
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  1. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Perfect work life balance, and working in separate offices

    Cons

    Stagnant salary, especially after seven or more years


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment
    Helpful peers.
    Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Little to no training so you have to learn quick!

  3. "Work on improving the tool features and make sure the tool is robust and architect some of the new tool features"

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    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Fremont, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mentor Graphics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good and ethical workforce. Transparent work environment and people value your opinion. Flexible time off is the best benefit mentor offers

    Cons

    Total compensation is not at all conpetitive. No RSU’s or quarterly bonus. Cant survive in the bay area with this compensation

    Advice to Management

    Make pay competitive to retain talented workforce


  4. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
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    Pros

    Great salary, benefits and culture and work environment (many have real offices with doors). Free gym, employee social every month, unlimited time off. etc.

    Cons

    Now owned by Siemens, so no longer have any stock plans

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  5. "Corporate Marketing Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Marketing Engineer in Wilsonville, OR
    Current Employee - Corporate Marketing Engineer in Wilsonville, OR
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    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work culture, Exposure to new opportunities and supportive team

    Cons

    Nothing as far as I am concerned. Great place to work as new graduate


  6. "Challenging, but dated"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mentor Graphics full-time

    Pros

    - Challenging problems to solve
    - At the cutting edge of electronics design
    - Flexible work hours
    - Positive work culture

    Cons

    - Sometimes older technologies
    - Established, older processes


  7. "emulation engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good work life balance , laid back approach

    Cons

    laid back approach on sales, not enough compensation

    Advice to Management

    need to be aggressive on sale targets

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mentor Graphics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salaries, good benefits, professional resources and professional development; opportunity to travel

    Cons

    Lack of encouragement to maintain work/life balance by mid-level managers


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    "Business Systems Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family friendly, smart co-workers, team driven, smart management

    Cons

    The acquisition by Siemen's is scaring off a lot of good people


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Application Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mentor Graphics full-time

    Pros

    Work Life balance, Flexi work hours.

    Cons

    No career growth, opinionated people leading teams, Uncertainty due to Siemens acquisition.


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