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Philips Reviews

Updated March 22, 2017
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  • Work/ Life balance is least taken care of (in 66 reviews)

  • Slow change and decision making culture (in 62 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "nice company to work with"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philips, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philips, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Employee culture
    Work life balance
    New channels

    Cons

    Sales policies are really primitive due to which many parties take advantage of it

    Advice to Management

    Change in numbers of policies in sales

    Philips Response

    Sep 15, 2016 – Talent Brand Manager

    Hello there. Thank you for sharing your thoughts about Philips, your current employer. We're glad the hear you have an overall positive outlook towards our company and our office in Florida in the ... More


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Software Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Services Specialist in Kingsport, TN
    Former Employee - Software Services Specialist in Kingsport, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, PTO, OT, good career advancement future

    Cons

    Work-life balance, high management turnover, outsource jobs to India

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in employees and not in bottom line. Outsourcing puts a bad taste in current employees mouths as well as customers.


  3. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Andover, MA
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Andover, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company mission is great and they allow for work-life balance. Salaries are good and so are the benefits.

    Cons

    If you are not used to working for a big company, it can be a bit daunting at times.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees more. They are the ones doing the work day in and day out. If your strategy or view for the direction of the company is different, let them know so they don't feel as if they are walking up-hill in sand.


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "OUTSOURCED!!!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Love the people that I worked with, I worked from home, Good Pay and if you wanted overtime you could get it. Great Benefits.

    Cons

    Very Stressful, And they let MANY very talented people go to save a few dollars and outsource to Bangalor India, Bad decision I think.

    Advice to Management

    Start to value your Employees and their talents because we can and will take out talents to other company's that will see the great things that we have to offer.


  6. "SDE"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Philips full-time

    Pros

    Advances in ultrasound make the work very rewarding and exciting.

    Cons

    The perks could be better.


  7. "Organization with Growth Potential"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you have the initiative, Philips is there for you and will support your growth. My experience with middle management and upper management has been positive. I have been there long enough to see Invivo/Philips evolve into an organization I hope to be with until I retire.

    Cons

    There are cross-functional barriers to be eliminated so that the concerns of all stakeholders are addressed when process improvement changes are needed.

    Advice to Management

    When there is an opportunity to build a bridge across functions, it should be recognized and embraced by both sides.

    Philips Response

    Mar 23, 2017 – Talent Brand Manager

    Hello, thanks so much for your positive review and recommendation. It's great to hear you're having a positive experience while working for us. And thanks for your feedback regarding the necessity to ... More


  8. "Products and the Associates is what makes this company."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Philips full-time

    Pros

    Above average pay with good benefits.

    Cons

    People in management positions that don't need to be in those positions. They have pushed to many good people out.

    Advice to Management

    Start thinking outside the box. Take a good look at who actually gets the work done not the ones who says they do.

    Philips Response

    Mar 21, 2017 – Talent Brand Manager

    Hi there, thanks for taking the time to review our company. Good benefits and compensation is very important to us, and we're glad to hear your found that with us. We appreciate your feedback and ... More


  9. "Research lab is an awesome place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Philips full-time

    Pros

    flexible, work life balance, a lot of opportunity to learn difference aspects, technology, business, market.

    Cons

    salary is not competitive, internal politics can be frustrating

    Philips Response

    Mar 16, 2017 – Talent Brand Manager

    Hi there, thanks for taking the time to write a couple of words in regards to your experience working for us. I’m happy to see that you’re very content for the most part. Concerning your feedback ... More


  10. "Working at Philips Lighting in Dallas"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Support in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Tech Support in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Philips will help you in advancing in the company. They also take care of there employee's

    Cons

    I have no Cons for Philips

    Philips Response

    Mar 16, 2017 – Talent Brand Manager

    Thanks for sharing your experience whilst working for us. First of all I’m glad to hear you feel that you’ve been taken care of properly. That has always been very important to us. Besides that I ... More


  11. Helpful (5)

    "Lack of quality, chaotic team in healthcare!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Foster City, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Foster City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Philips full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Can be relaxed work place
    Work-life balance
    Average salary

    Cons

    Lack of quality in the team , they don't do any unit tests or functional testing, encouraging stitching , and hacking to claim features and meet deadlines.

    Chaotic team planning or during stand up .
    Use a legacy technology stacks (like ten years old)
    Lack of diversity , most of the team is from India

    If you are a software engineer looking for a quality & exciting place then look elsewhere.

    Advice to Management

    Hire talented software engineers, and experienced managers, you have a good idea for health-care software , but really poor implementation (design, coding, testing) that lacks quality with many defects , look for diversity, why all the current team is from India .

    Philips Response

    Mar 21, 2017 – Talent Brand Manager

    Hi there, thanks for taking the time to review our company. It's great that you found a good work-life balance and a relaxed place to work as those our important elements for us. We appreciate the ... More



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