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Updated 19 November 2017
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Broadcom President & CEO Hock E. Tan
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  • Work-Life balance is not the best (in 112 reviews)

  • No work life balance for engineers (in 26 reviews)

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  1. "good"

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

    Pros

    good for all. good pay.

    Cons

    not bad. good pay and depends on team.


  2. "Excellent Career Growth"

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    Former Employee - R&D Engineer II in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - R&D Engineer II in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging work
    Availability of experts easily within the organisation

    Cons

    Work life balance is low
    Policies changed a lot after avago acquisition

    Advice to Management

    Bring back the old policies. It will be beneficial for employees and employer both


  3. "Software Engineer"

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

    I worked at Broadcom full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work
    Good pay and benefits
    Nice people

    Cons

    Not very friendly HR
    some roles don't have much software development work


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  5. "Good organization to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad

    I worked at Broadcom (More than a year)

    Pros

    Provides an environment to learn things quickly
    Good package

    Cons

    More work pressure at all levels of work


  6. "Automation/QA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    1.Opportunity to learn latest technology .
    2.Highest pay and attractive benefits in industry.
    3.Leading semiconductor organisation and brand , actively acquiring others so increasing the stock price .

    Cons

    1.stressful environment and there is no work life balance .
    2.Learning curve is fully politicised by senior employees . Knowledge sharing is worst of its kind . Don’t recommend to stay more than 2 yrs for mostly in Automations side .
    3.Layoffs are now more frequent after merger .


  7. "Test Automation Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Hyderabad
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good work life balance
    good salary benefits

    Cons

    no job stability
    surprise firing every year
    dont care about employess only focuses on stock price

    Advice to Management

    Please value employees dont be so greedy about business


  8. "Not good after merger"

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Bengaluru
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay.
    Decent work life balance.

    Cons

    No innovation after merger.
    Working long hours is encouraged and rewarded well by incompetent managers.
    Huge disparity in pay (RSUs, bonus, hikes) across business groups. This leads to low motivation and morale.
    Most of the managers are biased and dummies. Everything is controlled by directors.


  9. "R & D IC Design Verification Engineer 3"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time

    Pros

    Good Compensation, Good perks , salary

    Cons

    Heavy Workloads some times and hard to maintain work life balance


  10. "Excellent company to work for"

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

    Pros

    Lots of learning
    Very good management
    Good compensation
    You get proper roles and responsibilities for the job grade you are in.

    Cons

    Location in Bangalore
    No fun activities
    Work pressure can be little more at times
    Leaves are less compared to other companies


  11. "Engineer"

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

    I have been working at Broadcom part-time

    Pros

    pay is good. good money in rsu given.

    Cons

    no good planning. Ranking system is bad.

    Advice to Management

    no opportunity to give feedback on manager.


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