Garmin
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www.garmin.com Olathe, KS 5000+ Employees

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Excellent place to start your Career

Product Support Specialist (Current Employee)
Salem, OR (US)

I have been working at Garmin full-time for less than a year

ProsThey seem to care about their employees
Great Benefits
Little restrictions on Job
Allows to self-productivity

Conssome policies are unclear
certain issues done have an easy or clear course of action

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Racist, dictatorial Aviation division

Embedded Test Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Olathe, KS (US)

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


Pros: 1. Decent benefits, good 401k match 2. In aviation division, work… Cons: 1. Worst culture for non-whites. 2. No flex hours at all. Strictly 8:30 to 5:30 pm work schedule. 3. The aviation division treated a fresher like… Advice to Senior Management: 1. Stop running this company like a 19th century manufacturing unit. 2. Your employees are your strength and if you dont treat them right, you… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Good workers, appalling leadership

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Garmin full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: If you like being micro-managed by big brother in Olathe, KS, then this is a great place to work. Don't show too much initiative… Cons: Draconian HR approach to employees: a group of labourers to be controlled rather than inspired. Poor leadership: UK leaders generally do what USA tells them due… Advice to Senior Management: US Management: you need to let other countries in your organisation have some freedom and creativity. Otherwise you will simply generate a lot of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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