Intel Corporation

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Intel Corporation Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
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3.8 3,606 reviews

83% Approve of the CEO

Intel Corporation CEO Brian M. Krzanich

Brian M. Krzanich

(669 ratings)

82% of employees recommend this company to a friend

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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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    Good Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsResult oriented, work life balance and lot of opportunity for career growth

    ConsFrequent re-organization.due too many layer to go through on management decision.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Summer Internship

    Signal Integrity Intern (Former Employee) Hillsboro, OR (US)

    ProsIt's an enormous company that works on a variety of things which allows for movement to different jobs. There are lots of talented folks working there.

    ConsIt is an enormous company and it's easy to feel like a tiny cog in a machine.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsRoom for growth and great opportunities.

    Conscan be tough to ramp up to whats going on

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

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    best company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWork life balance
    no dress code
    flexi timing

    Consfewer growth oppurtunities
    unstable work environment

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great technology, strong brand but company size matters!

    Director of Marketing (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA (US)

    ProsIntel is a juggernaut in the corporate technology world and a recognized brand. Have competitive salaries with great benefits (health, RSU) and a 60 day paid sabbatical program for all FT employees after 7 years of service. A lot of opportunity to switch positions and try new technologies and markets. When you have a strong manager and a fun and creative team...it's a great place to work

    ConsToo big for it's own good...you become a number and it's difficult to make a big impact. Can easily get lost in the crowd and not enough financial or career motivation to work extra to get ahead...complacency is rampant because of the benefits. Too many internal promotions to middle managers with direct report responsibility who should not be handling people's careers. Intel losing big time in mobile and consumers don't see Intel as a relevant company despite what management thinks and the kool-aide they serve. Office politics are increasing and end up spending more time and energy internally rather than on customers or growing market share.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreater scrutiny to how they promote internally to give people direct report responsibilities. Too many managers should not be allowed in their role which only creates a toxic environment. Invest and innovate as much as possible to win in mobile...Intel is losing and not relevant yet and has a ton of work to do. At the entrance to Intel's HQ office says..."innovation is everything"...it's time to live up to that belief.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    Intel Corporation Response

    Jul 15, 2014Talent Branding Solutions Manager

    Thank you for pointing out some of the great benefits we have at the company! Additionally, thank you for your candid comments!

    You bring up some very important issues that need to be
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    Good place to work

    Engineering Technician (Current Employee) Kiryat Netafim (Israel)

    ProsSafe place to work. Good smart highly motivated people. Friendly environment. Interesting work. Great opportunities for professional growth. Good benefits.

    ConsSalary and bonuses may be better

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

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    Great place to work with flexible hour

    Financial Analyst (Current Employee) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    Prosin house sports facilities are well-equipped, vast rotation opportunity, work life balance as it allows flexible working hour and paid time off

    Constraining provided is not too condusive as some local site leaders do not equip a good communication skills; the employee bonus is below average and increment can be as low as zero or a standard 3% annually

    Advice to Senior Managementplease revise your job grade expectation according to qualification, for instance, please treat external hire and internal upgrading education employee an equal opportunity for raise. It is simply not justifiable if you can hire an external hire or fresh grad with master level education for a senior position but not considering internal promotion at first place. this cause low morale in employees' job satisfactory condition

    Besides, preference in people than the ability or suitability of a specific job is simply discrimination and cause a huge loss to company from a Corp. level perspective. Please get rid of local culture or custom obstacles which are not align with Corp vision & mission. As a management level personnel, you are supposed to work for Corp. best interest but not your own benefit or preference.

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

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    Thinking and doing things out of the box

    Solution Architect Manager (Current Employee) Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    ProsSenior Executives are willing or driven by the CEO doing things not seen in the past ~ looking forward to see more interesting work done!
    It is a nice company to work in with good (not best) pay!

    ConsIn order to control budget, certain compensation has been reduced or revised. But it is still better than many companies which I cannot disagree.

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

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    Perfect Job when you hit 40

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsEasy going company, Great Culture, Excellent Team, good management.

    ConsNot enough challenges, you tend to become brain-dead, difficult to move positions, very tough vendor rules.

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    Great work life balance and friendly working environment

    Marketing Specialist (Former Employee)

    ProsPeople are generally willing to help.
    Good work life balance.
    Good benefit.

    ConsCompany really prefer senior professionals. Really not many opportunities for junior people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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