STMicroelectronics
3.4 of 5 377 reviews
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STMicroelectronics Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.4 377 reviews

                             

48% Approve of the CEO

STMicroelectronics President and CEO Carlo Bozotti

Carlo Bozotti

(201 ratings)

68% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Too much office politics

Software Engineer (Former Employee)

I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time

ProsSerious company, good job security, good work-life balance

Constoo much office politics, too many meetings, hard to make choose move

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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ok company - good benefits but work satisfaction was low

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time

Prosvery good medical and other benefits

Consnot much career advancement, especially for employees acquired by acquisition.

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Good company for their technology

ASIC Design Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood technology in semiconductors, best EDA tools to work efficiently

ConsManagement style is not open at all, very secretive

Advice to Senior ManagementIt's not a startup I agree but Engineer should be involve not just firefight

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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very bureaucratic company

Software Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood benefits (in Europe, at least)

ConsFor electronic designers it might be a great company to work for, but for IT and software development it is kind of dull.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good people but slow promotion cycle

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Burlington, MA (US)

I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 8 years

ProsPeople, diversity, benefits, mobility potential, European roots, travel, pension plan, good 401k matching, work life balance, cross functional tasks,

ConsSlow to promote, minimal stock allowances, lower pay than competitors, salary increase just matches inflation, constant cost-cutting programs, not investing enough in US as French and Italian employees cannot be layer off.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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excellent learning environment

Design Engineer (Current Employee)
Delhi (India)

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

Prosexcellent learning environment
ample opportunities to explore new things
highly encouraging managers

Conssalary differentiation on performance
pay for performance is very poor
career growth in terms of salary is very poor

Advice to Senior Managementimprove the cons

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Poor Management Team in planning and execution, very limited opportunity in career advancement

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at STMicroelectronics

ProsReasonable good benefit. Relative stable amount of AWS and Variable bonus expected yearly, regardless of market volatility. Good work-life balance.

ConsA lot of training programs, but that is being discouraged to practise for work and not really useful for future career advancement. Culture that reward sweet talk people, and not for people with good working quality. Too much focus on seniority. Management team looking at output but not quality and very short sighted. Very tedious procedure and paperwork.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe open and listen to the feedback from employees, respect everybody from operators to managers for the professionalism and skills. It is not about all the systems to access performance and asking for survey yearly, but how sincere that management want to get the company to be better. If all effort is to please the bosses only, everything heard is sweet but actually bitter.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Seoul (South Korea)

I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 3 years

ProsDiversity of products allows access to various electronics industries. Job security to be high.

ConsStagnated management and biz management behavior to be narrow-scoped.

Advice to Senior ManagementRequired to provide more incentives in terms of salary & biz spectrum.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good company on the decline

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWork life balance if you're under Business Group.

ConsLousy benefits
Very stingy if you're under APAC HR.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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it's good to work in this multi-culture company, really learnt something but poor management

Process Engineer (Current Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I have been working at STMicroelectronics full-time for more than 5 years

Prosmulti-culture working environment, friendly colleague

Conspoor management , especially some department

Advice to Senior Managementalways change organization...no idea big boss's doing

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