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Finally turning around

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Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

I have been working at AMD full-time (more than an year)

Pros

-Opportunity to work on cutting edge technology.
- Very knowledgable co-workers.
-Well managed projects.
-Company finally turning around and focusing on execution.

Cons

-Cash position not very good for turnaround.
- Too many layoffs in the past two years.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Good Company for senior level people

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    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Good Work/life balance
    Good Work culture
    Competitive Salary
    Young engineers may not learn well rounded skills

    Cons

    Work not so challenging and repetitive
    Hard to move up the ladder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to be proactive and make good decisions. They should stop the company going into this constant up and down cycles. They need to communicate better with the employees about the direction the company is going in and the roadmap.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Nice people, Exciting work... Scary Future

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Markham, ON (Canada)

    I worked at AMD full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Most people are very friendly
    - One of the best work/life balances I've ever seen from a tech company
    - Interesting work and often open to new ideas
    - Good pay, good benefits, promotions were readily obtainable. I watched one guy I worked with go from an intermediate-level engineer to a senior engineer to a member of staff to a senior member of staff in like... 5 years.

    Cons

    - Very poor morale from employees... not surprising since 1/3 of them just got layed off seemingly at random
    - The desktop/laptop market is dying quickly, leaving management to struggle to try to find a different niche for them to fall into.
    - Like any other big company, you have to put up with a lot of bureaucracy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Honestly guys, I'd hate to be in your shoes right now. You've got touch choices to make, and you have to find some way to convince your crew to stay motivated even though you don't even really know where the ship's headed either. Hopefully this whole ARM/x86 thing works out for you!

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    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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