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Updated Jun 20, 2022

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Found 264 of over 321 reviews

3.7
67%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
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NETGEAR Chairman and CEO Patrick C.S. Lo
Patrick C.S. Lo
175 Ratings

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  • "Bad management and operating infrastructure(in 17 reviews)
  • "No work/life balance(in 14 reviews)
  • "Managers don’t get reviewed by direct reports, so there’s no accountability.(in 9 reviews)
  • "The challenge is that even with recent reorganization, much of the current upper and aspiring upper management don't understand or perhaps are unwilling to recognize that the rank and file are extremely overworked and don't feel adequately recognized for their contributions to the business.(in 7 reviews)
  • "Bad culture and lack of facilities and learning(in 7 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good culture

    Jun 20, 2022 - Test Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The team culture was great

    Cons

    I don’t see big issue

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    The CTO org has clear ideals- and right people at the helm

    Feb 21, 2022 - Senior Manager Software Engineering 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    CTO Management Team- has strong technology ideals, hence a place for learning/growth. Has a problem solving approach

    Cons

    the pay/ bonus/ rsu refreshers

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Great Company

    Mar 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice to treat to their employees.

    Cons

    Standard pay and benefit as market.

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  4. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Treatment of employees: use and abuse

    Aug 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    -Handful of really great peers -Stock options -Currently have the option of working from home -Unlimited FTA

    Cons

    -No work-life balance -Likes to run lean at the expense of employee's sanity -Company social media platform, you are expected to interact with to please CEO and scolded if you don't -Expectations to be available 24/7 -Expectation to respond to emails while on FTA -Expectation to brown-nose anyone above you

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  5. 5.0