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Samsung Electronics Reviews

Updated February 20, 2019
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Pros
  • "The company is trying to change its culture more fitting to younger generation and to give work-life balance to the employees" (in 87 reviews)

  • "Good company with quite good salary" (in 237 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance is not optimal" (in 402 reviews)

  • "redundant work, long working hours" (in 139 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, high salaries, benefits

    Cons

    Korean culture, dependent on Headquarter in Korea

    Advice to Management

    Good


  2. "I got M.S in commercial management and also ESL and worked more than 5 years on bussiness companies in Iran."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    To be one of this great Co and attamp toward its goals.

    Cons

    Try to solve all difficulties and problems

    Advice to Management

    Being the best on is your goal and Me.

  3. "Samsung Review"

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

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

    Pros

    Well established global business practice

    Cons

    Harsh business rhythm and overtime work


  4. "Supercisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newberry, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newberry, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great Pay and benefits

    Cons

    Micromanage by Koreans. Koreans are hard to deal with. No work / home life balance. Very unorganized and unprofessional


  5. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent projects to work on.

    Cons

    Too many releases due to high market reach


  6. "It was pretty amazing to work for Samsung!"

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    Current Employee - Market Manager
    Current Employee - Market Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Fun environment, great company you can be proud of, great leadership

    Cons

    Pay was average, Samsung has eliminated their retail roles.

    Advice to Management

    Open stores.


  7. "Good Food, Good Gym"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Firmware Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Firmware Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits Good Food

    Cons

    Far away from HQ

    Advice to Management

    They are doing good and improving day by day

  8. "Senior Designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Excellent selection of food at the cafeteria - Indian, Japanese, Korean, Italian, American Grill
    - Great healthcare benefits

    Cons

    - No stock options for US employees


  9. "Company"

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    Former Employee - Merchant Services in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Merchant Services in Mountain View, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people are great, a lot of intelligent and hardworking individuals

    Cons

    The company was disorganized and getting anything approved even the smallest things would take weeks which would make deadlines so difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Get better organized


  10. "Great company to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Staff
    Current Employee - Senior Staff
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cutting edge technology
    Innovation
    Opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Mostly managed by HQ in Korea, top down approach
    Many projects gets dropped, no long term vision

    Advice to Management

    Please have a long term , mid term and near term strategy. Hire and define strategies and long term vision. There is no though leadership.