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Intel Corporation Reviews

Updated 22 October 2014
Updated 22 October 2014
3,881 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance depends on teams but don't expect any rewards for your hardwork (in 506 reviews)

  • It was a stable job in a cutting edge technology field (in 136 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is not respected by managers in the validation group in Austin (in 185 reviews)

  • Very heavy decision making processes, usually involving a lot of stake holders (in 111 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great organisation

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England

    I worked at Intel Corporation as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    I worked in one of the UK offices - can't speak highly enough of the culture, employees are empowered to take ideas forward. Friendly collaborative work environment.

    Cons

    In the UK the benefits are starting to lag behind - a refresh is needed. Working as part of a global community presents challenges but not insurmountable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cost cutting on headcount is not the best way forward, you're losing good people! Think more around how to save jobs and cut the costs elsewhere.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Flexible, great working atmosphere, employees treated well

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sourcing Specialist in Swindon, Gloucestershire, South West England, England
    Former Employee - Sourcing Specialist in Swindon, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

    I worked at Intel Corporation as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    The company is extremely focused on employee happiness, particularly family oriented events, excellent work life balance and working hours. The work is challenging and you can ask to get involved in a variety of projects which suit your interests.

    Cons

    Location of Swindon is not ideal. salaries can be "too competitive"

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Perfect Job when you hit 40

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Intel Corporation

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Not enough challenges, you tend to become brain-dead, difficult to move positions, very tough vendor rules.

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  5.  

    Learned a lot in a very organized company full of intelligent people

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England

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

    Pros

    They are very disciplined, professional, competent people and a lot of excellent project managers. Standards are high and the work is challenging. There is a culture of getting the job done rather than doing the hours and the flexibility of working from home was good in my department. I never felt like I was doing a boring 9 to 5 job, it was a lot of hard work but with the working from home it didn't feel so bad. My team was also fun and friendly.

    Cons

    Swindon isn't a great location and the offices are a bit sad, catering is terrible. Sometimes the company is too process driven which could be stifling in certain jobs. Not enough turnover which means the company doesn't learn from others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management decisions are not transparent enough. Too much emphasis on seniority rather than abilities and results. Be less Intel-focused and hire execs (and CEOs) from outside.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Intel Corporation

    Pros

    Right in the middle of all that's going on in the tech world. So many different areas to work within.

    Cons

    The market is a tough place and change is very frequent. US based decision making.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    It is not too big to fail

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer
    Current Employee - Design Engineer

    I have been working at Intel Corporation full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good remuneration.
    State of the art technology.
    Has brand value.

    Cons

    No clear direction.
    Mangers' rule
    Lots of bureaucracy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the direction right. Engineering is more important than management and markets.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Fabulous company to work for.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England

    I have been working at Intel Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work life balance and flexibility at work.

    Cons

    Salary could be more competitive. Promotions are hard to get by unless you are a super networker.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop coming in and making huge decisions at impact employees at the grassroot level to show you've arrived and do a shakeup!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Truly Great Place to Work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Manager in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Current Employee - Risk Manager in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England

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

    Pros

    Among the most ethical workplaces! Great development opportunities, especially if you're in for international move. Good salaries, overall compensation is very competitive.

    Cons

    One needs to be really focused on hardworking and share the company values. Generally speaking it either your company or not.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Reading, England

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

    Pros

    Great culture, great people and great opportunities

    Cons

    You must drive your own success, being passive will not work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great Company with Some Caution

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Intel Corporation full-time

    Pros

    - You get to work with some of the best minds in the industry
    - Great benefits and bonuses
    - Flexibility of work-style

    Cons

    - Work-hours can be unbalanced (Malaysia site)
    - Sometimes individual contribution can be ignored if not inline with the 'well-trodden path'
    - Not doing so well due to attrition from mobile devices
    - Big company, so sometimes career advancement can be difficult

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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