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Updated October 18, 2017
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Samsung Electronics CEO & Vice-Chairman Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon
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  • A bit hard to maintain work life balance (in 323 reviews)

  • No work-life balance with endless deadlines (in 101 reviews)

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  1. "Mixed Feelings"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Innovative, ability to adapt to changing market conditions, broad product portfolio

    Cons

    Oversight from Korea, constant leadership changes, dog eat dog culture

    Advice to Management

    Change the US culture to one of collaboration versus competition for executive praise.


  2. "Not so great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, good travel policy

    Cons

    Non Authority of Work, Top down approach, no scope for creativity, Poor work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible and open to change to grow the organisation

  3. "Software Engineer Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics as an intern

    Pros

    Have good perks for employees

    Cons

    A little hard for a non-native to adjust to working in Korea


  4. "Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Great people, culture, and learning experience

    Cons

    Unreasonable quota, lack of planning


  5. "A lot of work..."

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Samsung Electronics as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Valid and useful experience located in Bellevue, WA

    Cons

    A lot of work to do on a daily basis


  6. "Not so good work culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunities, people and facilities

    Cons

    Bad work culture and timing restrictions


  7. "Field Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Field Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Field Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good clients and free to do what you need to do

    Cons

    Upper manager tries to hard.

    Advice to Management

    Integrity is what you do when no one is looking

  8. "Nice"

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    Current Employee - Factory Worker
    Current Employee - Factory Worker

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

    Pros

    Good pay, nice people, big boys

    Cons

    micromanage, long hour, many layoff

    Advice to Management

    be a nice person


  9. "Anonymous"

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    Former Contractor - Automation Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Former Contractor - Automation Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Samsung Electronics as a contractor

    Pros

    My experience with the company has been too minimal to write any pros but I liked the quick on boarding and infrastructure setup.

    Cons

    Poorly managed teams with multiple managers managing one team.

    Advice to Management

    need to manage teams better


  10. "confusing interview"

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

    I have been working at Samsung Electronics full-time

    Pros

    large company, successful, in the news

    Cons

    south korean management dynamics, paying attention to US employees

    Advice to Management

    consistency


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