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Rude management personnel, Poor installation jobs

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Highland, MI (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Highland, MI (US)

I worked at HARMAN as an intern for more than a year

Pros

To get paid for your hard work.

Cons

Rude managers, lack of professional presence and conduct. Careless workers/peers, perform jobs with the least carefulness and professionalism.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be kind to others.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great place to study and work for

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Tokyo (Japan)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Tokyo (Japan)

    I worked at HARMAN full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lots of flexibility in job requirements. Over the dozen or so years I have been here, I have pretty much written my own job description.
    Small side projects became larger projects, become job requirements. I have not had a manager give me 'an assignment' in the last 8-9 years. It is a very self-directed environment.

    All the creature comforts are here: free drinks, breakfasts, Summer Outings, Anniversary cruises, etc...
    All the benefits that matter are here: 401k match, insurance plans, profit sharing. Respectable salary

    Being a worker-bee with no eye towards management, I am quite happy to do the 9-5, and not think about work at all when I am gone.

    Cons

    There is not a lot of promotions here.
    That said, I think people come in with weird expectations: It is not high school, you don't get a promotion every year. Realistically, every position I have held here had possibility of being a life long career position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    We are a wee bit conservative.
    Every time that gets me upset, I think to myself "Do you run a half a billion dollar a year company?" The answer has always been no, so I figure the more conservative path that got us here has merit.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Moscow (Russia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Moscow (Russia)

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

    Pros

    Management behavior, growth and development opportunities

    Cons

    Nothing special by this time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay focused on BRIC

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