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Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.1
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"AMD is a pleasant place to work. They treat their people well. There are good health benefits, a gym, and cafeteria on site."
Posted 5 years ago in Austin, TX
Product Development Engineer
in Austin, TX

"Very good professionally. Promotion and recognition was limited."

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Challenging and different analysis projects kept me thinking differently and improved my knowledge base."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Technically challenging interview. Good work attitude and a hard working mentality is expected."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Lack of recognition and rewards. Promotion possibilities limited. Career growth was limited."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Equal opportunities must be provided to all employees. Manager's decisions must be reviewed by upper management."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Material Planner
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"AMD was a great company to work for. The CEO (Jerry Sanders) had a vision and it was spread throughout the company."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"None, I am sure AMD is still thriving, whereas Spanison continues to struggle."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"I had no dislikes , working for Advanced Mirco Devices (AMD)."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, AMD management was the best. When the CEO left AMD split off to Spansion which had a totally different direction and set of visions that were not the same as AMD, even though they were the same people from AMD."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electronics Technician
in Austin, TX

"Overall was a good experience."

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"The environment there was great and offered a lot of opportunities."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I think experience and character should be good enough. Just be honest."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"The fact that my supervisor preferred a hostile work environment. His theory was it would make people work harder."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I think more people would have stuck around more if he had not tried to make the environment so hostile."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Communications Specialist
in Austin, TX

"Chaotic - constant churn and not organized."

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Autonomy about how and where I got my work done, telecommuting encouraged."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be confident and be prepared for behavioral interview questions. Be able to tell a story about a time when..."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Execs couldn't make a decision and stick to it. Constant churn at the top regarding direction."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make a decision and stick to it for a change."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Member of Technical Staff
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"At AMD there are many disciplines one could migrate into, enabling the growth of one's skill set."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask detailed questions about the type of work, and ask why the position is not already filled."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"AMD grew faster than they could keep up with the training necessary and neglected to prune redundant branches of their organization, leading to a late near sided layoff of over 500 people, many of these people are the best in their field."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Combine overlapping efforts and cpu gpu and fusion methodologies to reduce cost."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Channel Marketing Specialist
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Laid back lifestyle, leave work by 5 pm. Undefined roles."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Clarify what type of work you will be doing, know exactly what you are getting into."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Lack of guidance in my job, don't really understand my role."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More organized, functionally straightforward, clear career ladders and consistent bonuses."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Staff Test Engineer
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Hi-tech, fast-paced environment at leading edge of tech friendly people with decent support."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be able to demonstrate and communicate your knowledge effectively. Exhibit professional attitude in work projects."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Hired contract employees quickly but a layoff may come equally quickly."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Adopt a more caring and considerate attitude for dealing with contract employees."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Member of Technical Staff
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"My colleagues are great. There is a lot of freedom to explore challenging problems."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Interviews vary per job. I would just come in with a can-do attitude and show a lot of creativity."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"The support of on-site training and learning/development is lacking. Some management don't see the value in structured training."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus on employee development and help employees to become qualified for more advanced work."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Mechanic
in San Antonio, TX

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"There was a culture of quality and support in the company."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"The stress of keeping up with changing technology and business."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Very few. Employees were well treated and supported. Possibly better support of the direct labor."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Technical Lead
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Reputable company to work for, get recognition for work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Advanced Micro Devices expects strong technical skills and leadership skills."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"Better flexibility to move between teams. Better benefits."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better organization and recommend adopting the 360 degree reviews."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Product Marketing Engineer
in Sunnyvale, CA

What do you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"The company that gave Intel the run for their Technology."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Semiconductors is the only reason that you want to come here for."

What don't you like about working at Advanced Micro Devices?

"There was nothing to not like here. It was my first job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"After 25 years you are still keeping the heat on the competitors."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Administrative Assistant
in Austin, TX

"I praised this employer because they do believe in their company slogan, people first, profit will follow."

Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Lead Production Operator
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.4 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.2 / 5 Way You Work 3.6 / 5
Operations Research Analyst
in Austin, TX
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 2.1 / 5
Senior Member of Technical Staff
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5
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