HARMAN International
2.7 of 5 99 reviews
www.harman.com Stamford, CT 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 10, 2014
HARMAN International – Querétaro – “Reception”

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2.7 99 reviews

                             

50% Approve of the CEO

HARMAN International Chairman, President and CEO Dinesh C. Paliwal

Dinesh C. Paliwal

(72 ratings)

40% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Flexible schedules creating a good work/life balance"
    in 10 reviews
  • "The company offers good hourly wages; good benefits package; and a clean work environment"
    in 6 reviews
Cons:
  • "Revenue generation by sales at any price and margin management by cost cutting isn't a recipe for success"
    in 5 reviews
  • "It started outsourcing to "low cost countries" later then other companies but it caught up really fast"
    in 5 reviews
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great company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at HARMAN International

ProsThere is Nice work envo,also there is gud work exp, also there are alot of intelligent people

Consthere is Long work schedule,

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Excellent people. Excellent support to improve technically.

Associate Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

I have been working at HARMAN International full-time for less than a year

ProsGood job benefits for employees. I was provided with on the Job training. I was also provided a good package to start with. And the manager is always open for questions and is very helpful. And good coffee.

ConsNone. I felt the everything was well tken care of.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at HARMAN International

ProsVery good environment and friendly people

ConsNothing much on the cons

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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good

Engineer (Current Employee)
Farmington Hills, MI (US)

I have been working at HARMAN International full-time for more than a year

Prosgood, great, dandy, fantastic nice.

Consgood, great, dandy, fantastic nice.

Advice to Senior Managementgoodjob

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A great place to learn about CE

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at HARMAN International

ProsHarman does a very god job of hiring talent and retaining it.

ConsThe current culture is one of cost saving and job cutting at the expense of what Harman did the best; making things that sound great.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop hiring outside the CE industry.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Innovative company

Marketing Communications Manager (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at HARMAN International full-time for more than a year

ProsInnovation is a driving strategy, talented people, competitive salary & global footprint

ConsStart-up/entrepreneurial culture sometimes leads to sudden changes in business direction

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Not too good

Regional Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Bangalore (India)

I worked at HARMAN International full-time for less than a year

ProsHuge product line
Great Brand Name

ConsNo strategic direction
Total trader attitude
Not ethical in business transactions

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very pleasant and open minded work environment.

Program Manager Intern (Former Employee)
Novi, MI (US)

I worked at HARMAN International as an intern for less than a year

ProsFlexible schedules creating a good work/life balance. Good pay for an internship. Great Location. Good Learning environment. Most Harman colleagues were friendly and very helpful. Open minded work environment allowing employees to wear comfortable work attire and desired hair style, facial hairstyle etc.

ConsSome of the engineers that I needed information from to complete my delegated tasks felt they were to busy with their personal workload to assist a college intern complete their tasks and learn.

Advice to Senior ManagementI was a summer intern and wasn't there long enough to comment on this area.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Farmington Hills, MI (US)

I have been working at HARMAN International full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat Team, good management support on the personal front whenever needed , work on current and upcoming technologies

ConsLot of work...
work 10~12 hours a day
difficult to maintain family work balance

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Harman International

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at HARMAN International

ProsSalary is good, but at the expense of all else

Consno work life balance at all

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