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Updated March 23, 2017
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  • Work/Life balance is touted but never followed (in 47 reviews)

  • Senior management can be very clicky (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Siemens Internship Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Mechanical Engineer Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Former Intern - Mechanical Engineer Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends

    I worked at Siemens as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Gave me interesting work as an intern. They treated me as a normal employee and valued my contribution.

    Cons

    The location wasn't great, and the product I was working on wasn't that interesting to me.


  2. "Huge network with opportunities globally"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Proposal Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Proposal Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Lots of development opportunities
    -Large network

    Cons

    -Change is difficult because of its size
    -Can have the mentality "We've always done it this way"

    Advice to Management

    -Recruit and keep talent
    -Create atmosphere that challenges the norm


  3. "Healthcare"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    long term view for issues

    Cons

    slow to change and react

    Advice to Management

    Bring in outside viewpoints


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  5. "Working student"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Working Student in Berlin, WI
    Former Employee - Working Student in Berlin, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Siemens (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very competitive salary for students

    Cons

    It is all a little stiff


  6. "Software enginner"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance.
    Good culture

    Cons

    No high technology
    Not good food @ canteen


  7. "Software"

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

    I worked at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Gehalt war sehr sehr gut

    Cons

    hatte fast immer keine Zeit nehr


  8. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at

    Cons

    Manager was a micro manager

    Advice to Management

    Don't micro manage


  9. "Good to work and Nice people"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    freedom to work appropriate hours, good benefits

    Cons

    not bad, it's difficult as a novice, decent benefits....(?)


  10. "Siemens North America"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Gas Turbine in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Gas Turbine in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Siemens full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, and many different fields you can transfer.

    Cons

    Some managers are great others are difficult to deal with, company is management heavy.


  11. "Good company"

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

    I worked at Siemens full-time

    Pros

    Good reputation, Prestige, Experience in a large firm and in cross-functional teams, Relatively better salary in the industry

    Cons

    General cons of a large firm: Inertia, Bureaucracy, Forced policies and changes from upper management, Less importance to upstream feedback



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