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Updated 7 Mar 2020

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Hitachi Representative Executive Officer, Chairman & CEO Hiroaki Nakanishi
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good company that could be great with a more strategic outlook"

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    Business Development Manager in Newbury, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hitachi

    Pros

    Work-life balance Great culture, flat structure and nice people Solid customer base, good retention rate of staff and customers Great career opportunities for those willing to apply themselves and go the extra mile

    Cons

    Far too risk averse Management aren't empowered or challenged Inward looking with a lack of long-term, "big picture" strategy Performance management almost non-existant People development is overlooked

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    Hitachi2016-08-30
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Harmony, sincerity, pioneering spirit !!!!!!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newton Aycliffe, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hitachi full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good shop floor workforce.

    Cons

    Bad communication, bad senior management, change goal posts at their will, overworked, no work life balance. No compassion. Quick to judge Completely Rubbish purchasing system

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    Hitachi2018-08-02
  3. "N/A"

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    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Hitachi

    Pros

    Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Most disorganised company to have ever worked for

    Hitachi2017-05-24
  4. "No"

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    Former Employee - Design Engineer 

    I worked at Hitachi full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Location is convenient, food also is ok

    Cons

    Full of cons no work life balance. Politics

    Hitachi2020-03-07
  5. "Totally not a global company"

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    Current Employee - Researcher in Tokyo
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance. Bonus depend on achievement.

    Cons

    Strong Japanese working style, must have japanese language ability.

    Hitachi2019-12-11
  6. "Good Policy- Work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Senior Data Engineer in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hitachi full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Learning, Good Campus, Work-life balance

    Cons

    Manager politics, Medical policy is not that good

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    Hitachi2019-11-09
  7. "Work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance Very good to employees Benefits are good

    Cons

    Promotion might be slower Some might not like the Japanese culture.

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    Hitachi2019-08-20
  8. "accountant"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 

    I have been working at Hitachi

    Pros

    good team and nice work life balance

    Cons

    not really challenging and limited job scope

    Hitachi2019-08-15
  9. "Wonderful"

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    Current Employee - Business Consultant in Tampines New Town, East
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and work culture

    Cons

    Stagnant, not many chances of going up in the ladder

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    Hitachi2019-06-22
  10. Helpful (3)

    "Hitachi R&D Bangalore"

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    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends

    I worked at Hitachi full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the best place to learn along with proper work-life balance. You're on your own. Everyone will respect your knowledge and you will be treated as an expert in what you know. Only thing is you need to have solid understanding of technology you're working on.

    Cons

    None. If you're a curious learner, this company can make you an essential contributor in Computer Science society.

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    Hitachi2019-04-18
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