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On average, employees at Samsung give their company a 3.9 rating out of 5.0 - which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Samsung employees are Staff Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.4 and Modem Test Engineers with a rating of 4.3.

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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 233 Samsung Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.6
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
4.0
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Senior Staff Engineer

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"Samsung is so aggressive, and it is a growing company. I experienced lots of different products and projects. If you want to build up your career, Samsung is the best choice for you."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"There is lots of training and joining different organizations during working. So, communication is the most difficult item during work at Samsung."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have a positive and aggressive attitude."

Enterprise Development Manager
in New York, NY

"Samsung had no real strategy to sell their printers and MFPs to enterprise accounts. The infrastructure to support this business was not developed, and there were no clear-cut guidelines as to what was possible and what wasn't, in terms of service and support."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I like the large territory."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"I dislike that there is no focus."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Develop teamwork between divisions to support printer sales, and create a true infrastructure to support enterprise accounts."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Samsung (278)

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3.5 Average of All Companies in this Industry (13,068)
Product Manager
in Ridgefield Park, NJ

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I liked the access to the press. Everyone wants to know what Samsung will be doing."

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

"Be yourself!"

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"I disliked that internal commitments were not followed through, and the ethics."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Adopt American deal ethics to do business in the US."

Senior Firmware Engineer

"Quite good."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I learned various types of video formats, and I was happy to work with other engineers in QA, hardware and mechanical teams."

Senior Lead Technician
in Irvine, CA

"The company closed the Irvine office."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"There was no micromanagement, and I was always learning new products."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"They outsourced."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to your clients buying the products."

Marketing Coordinator
in Miami, FL

"Great place to launch my career."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"It was a good starting point for my career. It is a well-known, stable company."

EHS Consultant
in King of Prussia, PA

"Great place to work; loved it."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"It was a wonderful environment, with supportive management. The sky's the limit."

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

"Follow website tips. Be prepared for behavioral interview scenarios."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"There is nothing I disliked. I'd go back in a heartbeat."

Samsung Employee
in Los Angeles, CA

"DO NOT WORK HERE UNLESS YOU'RE STARVING!"

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"There is nothing I like."

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

"Don't do it!! Ask around, I am not alone! It is the single worst professional experience I have ever had. The attrition rate must top 80% within the first two years. I wouldn't tell somebody to work at Samsung unless the only other choice was holding up a mini-mart and prison time."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"There are terrible cultural problems with the Koreans, no support at all, pathetic technical support, idiotic expectations based on their brand ego, a shockingly bad vision, awful HR, no marketing, and the list goes on and on. If you're a woman, don't even think about it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The place is like the movie 'Gung-Ho' from the 1980s, minus the happy 'let's come together' ending."

Field Application Engineer

"Samsung is a Korea giant in semiconductor, with excellent execution."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I like the great execution power."

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

"Understand Korean culture."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"I dislike the hierarchy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Introduce bottom-up strategy and get more consensus."

Enterprise Development Manager
in New York, NY

"An impossible place to work."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I liked the state-of-the-art products."

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

"Accept a job only if you're out of work and need money."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"I had 4 managers in 18 months. The infrastructure for enterprise accounts isn't established fully. Unrealistic goals are set."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest less paperwork, more teamwork, realistic goals, and consistent management."

Marketing Coordinator
in Irvine, CA

"I disliked the long, long hours; this position is not for wimps."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I learned a lot, and the fast pace was exciting. I especially learned a lot from my director, who was an MBA from Harvard."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"I disliked the long hours, low pay, and lack of benefits."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better benefits motivate employees to stay and reduce turnover."

Samsung Employee
in San Diego, CA

"Employment at Samsung should only be as a last resort."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"Very lean staffing affords individuals a significant amount of responsibility. Unfortunately, no decisions could be made without directives from Korean management."

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

"Stay away from this company!!!!"

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"I dislike micromanagement, dual standards for Korean nationals to all others, and the fact that Korean management was free to assault employees."

Samsung Employee
in Austin, TX

"Don't work for Samsung Austin Semiconductor."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I like next to nothing."

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

"Have other interviews lined up - lots."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"I dislike the blatant favoritism, 'boss from hell' management, and fundamental contempt for non-Koreans."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Leave."

Director of Supply Chain Management
in San Diego, CA

"It is a challenging and market-focused company."

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I like the intensity and the customer focus."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be sincere."

Senior Manager

"The paranoids are after you!"

What do you like about working at Samsung?

"I like the recognized brand."

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

"Consider Samsung only as a last option for employment."

What don't you like about working at Samsung?

"The company is a bully to employees, vendors, and customers. They don't play nice, and are often unfair."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't be so fearful of everyone trying to cheat you."

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