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Sharp Corporation Reviews

Updated 16 January 2019
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  • "Learning opportunities, training, work on projects, product line and discounts with excellent work life balance" (in 3 reviews)

  • "Great place to work at, perfect work & social balance" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Organisation"

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    Former Employee - DLO in London, England
    Former Employee - DLO in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sharp Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learning opportunities, training, work on projects, product line and discounts with excellent work life balance. The organisation has grown in the U.K. LED markets.

    Cons

    Progression needs to be a long term plan with a well planned route to determine the critical path the develop yourself in the areas required to gain relevant experience in the correct career path.


  2. "Lack of Investment in People and Systems"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sharp Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Cannot think of any pros to working for this Company

    Cons

    Inefficient work style and top-down management
    No investment in people or systems
    Archaic style of management
    Little or no career progression

  3. "Inefficient work style and top-down management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sharp Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Friendly culture. Work life balance. Well-known company

    Cons

    Drastically top-down management by Hon-Hai. Inefficient internal control.


  4. "Can't complain"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sharp Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Create a good relaxed environment in the UK. Strong management in the DS business.

    Cons

    Poor communication and sometimes a lack of clarity from top level.


  5. "Used to be a great place"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Uxbridge, England
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Uxbridge, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Used to be a great place to learn and progress

    Cons

    Sharp has recently disengaged from Europe, hence less opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Come back to Europe with new products, lots of great technological history to share


  6. "I found it good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Uxbridge, England
    Former Employee - Analyst in Uxbridge, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Sharp Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    overall good company, strong information system products.

    Cons

    Like many Japanese companies, the consumer electronic side has taken many hits over the last few years, and is in the middle of a massive restructuring process across Europe on the consumer electronic products.

    Advice to Management

    Felt we had a few to many managers and not enough thinkers


  7. "MTS"

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    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff(MTS) in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff(MTS) in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sharp Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good learning at the inception of once career .

    Cons

    Work life balance is one aspect

    Advice to Management

    Look beyond nepotism.

  8. "Line assembly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sharp Corporation part-time

    Pros

    Not difficult work to get use too

    Cons

    Not Fulltime employment. Never really looking to hire permanently

    Advice to Management

    Stop dealing with agencies. And actually hire ppl


  9. "Not so Sharp"

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    Former Employee - Senior Representative/General Manager in Huntingwood (Australia)
    Former Employee - Senior Representative/General Manager in Huntingwood (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sharp Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great products and good staff

    Cons

    Corrupt Management only interested in keeping jobs


  10. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sharp Corporation part-time

    Pros

    Follows FDA rules & clean

    Cons

    They don't pay that well.