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TSMC Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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  • Long working hours, bad company culture (in 31 reviews)

  • Hard to achieve work-life balance (common situation in Taiwan tech companies though) (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "good company to stay"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    the most advance technology foundry

    Cons

    not headquarter, there are some communication inconvenience

    Advice to Management

    integrity


  2. "software engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good pay, big company, nice environment

    Cons

    bad management, and too much talking than acting


  3. "A great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Hsinchu (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Colleagues are friendly, willing to teach what they know. Fair promotion system.

    Cons

    Sometimes need to work a bit longer, but its still OK.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


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  5. "Engineer"

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

    I have been working at TSMC full-time

    Pros

    Good pay , good benefits

    Cons

    Work load , work long time


  6. "Massive corp"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TSMC full-time

    Pros

    Great scale company, growing market, various products

    Cons

    Politics.long working hours. Great pressure. Humiliating conferences


  7. "Competitive company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Hsin-chu (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Hsin-chu (Taiwan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company give a high and competitive salary in Taiwan. Meanwhile, they provide a challenging work in the semiconductor industry. The company is also promising in the near future

    Cons

    The cons of the company might be long working hours (usually 10-12 hour from Monday to Friday) and every month need to work on duty once in the weekend.

    Advice to Management

    Some managers are very respectful and working so hard in order to help the company compete in the world. However, some managers are a little hard to get along with and work together.


  8. "Product Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TSMC full-time

    Pros

    only for the good salary

    Cons

    Bad culture and management


  9. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The pay is good compare to Taiwan living standard.

    Cons

    Need work hard and the day-off time depends.


  10. "RD process engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at TSMC full-time

    Pros

    good salary
    advanced technology
    well-development

    Cons

    overtime working
    closed system
    night-drift
    on call
    job orientation limitation


  11. "Principal engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TSMC full-time

    Pros

    TSMC is a good company with a lot of challenges and opportunities. I learned a lot of technical and management skills when I worked in this company.

    Cons

    You cannot bring your smart phone into your working area! You cannot bring your smart phone into your working area! You cannot bring your smart phone into your working area!



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