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Samsung Electronics Reviews

Updated April 19, 2018
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Samsung Electronics CEO & Vice-Chairman Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon
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Pros
  • good salary and fringe benefits (in 210 reviews)

  • The company is trying to change its culture more fitting to younger generation and to give work-life balance to the employees (in 69 reviews)

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  1. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    good experience and good culture

    Cons

    project opportunity, fun project, future.


  2. "Pretty good."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics part-time

    Pros

    It was pretty good overall.

    Cons

    Sometimes it was pretty bad.

  3. "Good place to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work and free food. Trips to HQ.

    Cons

    Work duration and extra hours


  4. "BEST COMPANY"

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

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Brand Name Value and great product company

    Cons

    no cons. no cons. no cons.


  5. "Job review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Easy to work, good work life balance

    Cons

    Not good quality work, gets boring


  6. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Koreans are very welcoming of Americans. The pay is above average also.

    Cons

    Upper level management is predominantly Korean. So chances for advancement are limited at the higher levels for Americans.

    Advice to Management

    Give more Americans chances for advancement at the highest levels.


  7. "Good place to start and continue your career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good Salary
    Important Projects
    Very good Perks

    Cons

    Not a goodWork environment
    Narrow Deadlines

    Advice to Management

    Try to be more employee friendly company

  8. "Korean Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great to learn new technologies

    Cons

    No work life balance.
    Koreans and Korea HQ dominate and they have final say in everything.


  9. "Global Strategist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Options to work on latest tech
    Global reach
    Good Pay

    Cons

    Very hierarchical
    Global mobility form Korea isnt easy


  10. "......"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Good financial health good bonus good salary

    Cons

    overwork too much work overnight work


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