Intel Corporation

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Intel Corporation Reviews

Updated 13 September 2014
Updated 13 September 2014
3,748 Reviews
3.9
3,748 Reviews
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Intel Corporation CEO Brian M. Krzanich
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance depends on teams but don't expect any rewards for your hardwork (in 455 reviews)

  • It was a stable job in a cutting edge technology field (in 131 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is not respected by managers in the validation group in Austin (in 165 reviews)

  • Very heavy decision making processes, usually involving a lot of stake holders (in 109 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great employer and a good place tonwork

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    Former Employee - Business Relationship Manager  in  Sydney
    Former Employee - Business Relationship Manager in Sydney

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Looked after its staff and provided very interesting work environment with good training, access to good resources, comfortable offices and sportive of telework and other initiatives

    Cons

    US management often slow to respond to local issues and career progression limited in country but available if you are willing to travel

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    I worked as validation lead

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    Former Employee - Systems Validation Engineer  in  Hillsboro, OR (US)
    Former Employee - Systems Validation Engineer in Hillsboro, OR (US)

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Intel is a good place to work

    Cons

    some managers are not trained to manage people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    in house training for junior management

  3.  

    Overall my experience with Intel was positive.

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician  in  Rio Rancho, NM (US)
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Rio Rancho, NM (US)

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    A good company with strong values and excellent benefits. Good people and leaders in most areas.

    Cons

    Very competitive with little career advancement opportunities. Especially if you don't play the politics games.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create more career advancement paths. Reduce red tape and allow decision making at the lowest levels.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    only the paranoid survive but if you work hard it pays off

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    Current Employee - Equipment Specialist  in  Hudson, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Equipment Specialist in Hudson, MA (US)

    I have been working at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    paid tuition, lots of days off, compressed work week, with bonuses night shift pay 22.5% and overtime you make 50% more than base pay. Night shift best no engineers and managers,

    Cons

    always told you are not doing enough. critical when taking time off. jungle world to be better than everyone else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    less micro manage, be people person, offer praise. not doing things for show.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Intel Corporation

    Pros

    Growth opportunities, compensation, perks, work life balance

    Cons

    Big company, low visibility, location, culture , slow dynamics

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    My 17 years at Intel

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server Programmer/Administrator/Backup Specialist  in  Hillsboro, OR (US)
    Current Employee - Server Programmer/Administrator/Backup Specialist in Hillsboro, OR (US)

    I have been working at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    it is one of the most challenging places I have ever worked at. You need to be an expert on everything in your are, including those areas you may not be an expert in. So study fast.

    Cons

    Intel can take over your life. We try to practice Work Life Balance, but that is not always successful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People have lives outside of the company, it is good to remember that.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great technology great people

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    Former Employee - Senior Technical Architect  in  Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Architect in Dallas, TX (US)

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Awesome New Knowledge of super technology

    Cons

    Travel travel travel hotels hotels hotels

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up great work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great company, great people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Intel Corporation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Total compensation package, quality of co-workers

    Cons

    Trending to being more political than in past, cultural changes impacting some of what made Intel great in the past.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Revisit the elements of Intel's corporate culture that helped the company grow the way it did in the 80s and 90s - see if you can bring back that type of open, team-focused, shared commitment to goals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    One of the most challenging companies I have ever worked for.

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer  in  Hillsboro, OR (US)
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Hillsboro, OR (US)

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time

    Pros

    You will be challenged every day to do things you may have done before, you know well as well as things you have never done and will have to learn fast, to become the expert. This is required and again, you will be challenged and sometimes it is a lot of fun.

    Cons

    Intel can become your life. It is an incredibly demanding company and if you let it suck you in, the will demand so much time, you will loose more and more time from your personal life. You may even end up doing what I did and sleep with the company cell phone by your pillow. Intel has plants all over the world and you may have to respond to issues 24/7.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just remember employees have lives out side of Intel.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Intel Corporation

    Pros

    Great work culture
    Great people
    Sabbatical option after every 4 years

    Cons

    Low Base PAY
    Often Budget cuts , managers not risk taking.

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