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Sharp Electronics (US) Reviews

Updated 15 January 2019
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Sharp Electronics (US) CEO and President of SIICA Mike Marusic
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Pros
  • "Wonderful company with great benefits and work/life balance" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and good leadership" (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • "A little old school in their ways" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Senior management is slow in decision making" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Sharp experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sharp Electronics (US) full-time

    Pros

    Good culture
    Polite and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Limitation to progress in the company


  2. "Going Downhill Leave While You Can"

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

    I worked at Sharp Electronics (US) full-time

    Pros

    Sheltered from Foxconn for now...

    Cons

    Sharp is essentially a subsidiary of Foxconn with all directions have to be vetted by Foxconn before any strategic can take place. That means there is no innovation. AT the CES 2019 you can clearly see the traffic flow between Sharp and Samsung. Sharp was next to Samsung and Samsung was so packed that people can't get in, but Sharp was like a wasteland compared to Samsung. Also there has been rumors of changing everything to profit centers, that means no more innovation. Everyone also seems to be scared of Foxconn. I will be trying to move to its competitor Samsung as there are better prospects. After all, the office is right next to Sharp. Sharp is sinking and for those who are still there...hope Foxconn don't treat American workers like the Chinese...

    Advice to Management

    have some backbone

  3. "Software Developer"

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

    I worked at Sharp Electronics (US) full-time

    Pros

    I felt Sharp was a great place to work and really enjoyed the culture and the flow of information from top - down. I would recommend anyone take a job with Sharp.

    Cons

    They need more career paths


  4. "Still a great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montvale, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montvale, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open Management
    Business has turned around and future looks positive

    Cons

    Still some interference from overseas management.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the open communications. Be accessable


  5. "Pretty decent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sharp Electronics (US) full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and good leadership

    Cons

    Not a lot of money


  6. "Overseas Sales"

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    Former Employee - Overseas Sales in Sakai, Osaka (Japan)
    Former Employee - Overseas Sales in Sakai, Osaka (Japan)

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

    Pros

    Great employee benefits, such as STAFF DORMITORY

    Cons

    Not much freedom to explore


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montvale, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montvale, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sharp Electronics (US) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent transparency from C-level executives, good work/life balance, great benefits package. Company truly values its employees and is constantly striving to improve employee engagement.

    Cons

    No clear career path for growing employees.

  8. "Senior Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Montvale, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Montvale, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sharp Electronics (US) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, excellent benefits, wonderful work/life balance.

    Cons

    Everyone one wears multiple hats.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  9. "Great learning opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Ana, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Ana, CA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sharp Electronics (US) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You are exposed to a variety of technologies as part of the R&D, and learn on various projects, mostly proof-of-concepts toward an eventual product(s).
    Work with great people and enjoy a relaxed, professional atmosphere.

    Cons

    Decision process is very slow and dragged out and limits somewhat what can be accomplished.

    Advice to Management

    Take some risks, facilitate the engineering team effort, and the results will improve.


  10. "Marketing Trainee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montvale, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montvale, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good learning experience for a fresher.

    Cons

    nothing as such for a fresher.