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Updated 17 January 2018
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Broadcom President & CEO Hock E. Tan
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  • Work-Life balance is not the best (in 115 reviews)

  • No work life balance for engineers (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "R & D Test Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Broadcom full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance and great place to work

    Cons

    Surprise business call from Management

    Advice to Management

    Not interested to comment on this


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with some of the best Engineer 's

    Cons

    Work life balance, high competitive environment


  3. "R&D Test Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Research and Development Test Engineer in Indi, Karnataka
    Current Employee - Research and Development Test Engineer in Indi, Karnataka
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great RSU compensation
    Aggressive CEO
    Relaxed work environment
    Intelligent colleagues

    Cons

    Less Growth opportunities
    Management can be better

    Advice to Management

    Hire technical folks with people skills


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  5. "Was a great place to work but not in the recent past"

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Bengaluru
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Compensation, Brand value, stock options

    Cons

    Highly insecure job with layoff threat every year
    No growth
    Internal politics
    no quality work

    Advice to Management

    Get over the internal politics and start recognising the talent and appreciate it with rewards and growth. Retention should be purely performance based and not on the other aspects


  6. "Best Company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Auditor in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Senior Auditor in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Awesome Workplace, Good Employee Benefit

    Cons

    I don’t find any major cons

    Advice to Management

    Awesome Management


  7. "No job stability!!"

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

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Salary at par with industry, you can make lot money from stocks.

    Cons

    No job stability
    Local Management is spineless

    Advice to Management

    Increase revenue by introducing better products rather than firing employees every now and then


  8. "Smart group of people, good place to learn, equipped with all the facilities"

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    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - IC Design Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy access all the resources, tools, etc. Bunch of smart people.

    Cons

    Not much help from the management on training programs

    Advice to Management

    Promotions are quite slow


  9. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good environment and challenging task with good salary

    Cons

    not anyone of my age and long hours


  10. "Journey so far"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Hyderabad
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Excellent pay, bonus and stock structure.
    2. Always room to expand knowledge base and skill set.
    3. Competitive work enviornment

    Cons

    1. Can be put down anytime
    2. Office premises are more like a closed box more than open space


  11. "Working at Broadcom"

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    Current Employee - R&D Engineer in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - R&D Engineer in Hyderabad
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work from home, Good Facilities and good benefits. If you have no problem with working more and taking up challenges we would see no issues.

    Cons

    Except laying off high performing employees on shorelines of budget constraints was a little let down.

    Advice to Management

    Instead of laying off high performing employees blindly please follow some basic ethics.


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