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STMicroelectronics Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.4 399 reviews

47% Approve of the CEO

STMicroelectronics President and CEO Carlo Bozotti

Carlo Bozotti

(210 ratings)

68% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very good work life/balance - Good team spirit in general (in 70 reviews)

  • good working environment in few groups for self-motivated people (in 37 reviews)


Cons
  • Few career opportunities, low salary compared to Italy's average for graduates (in 12 reviews)

  • Conservative decision making after taken long time to arrive de-risk (in 10 reviews)

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    Too much office politics

    Software Engineer (Former Employee)

    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)

    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)

    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)

    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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    Employees Quit Leaders, Not Companies

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsI worked for a tyrant of a director, but I believed in his leadership. He was on-point, confident and intelligent in terms of how the department's direction should move towards. As a boss, he was fair with his staff and despite his tough, moody exterior, an all-round nice guy. 5 years under his wing, my learning curve was extremely high with several growth and travel opportunities.

    During his leadership, the department's culture was intense and pressure-cooker like, but it was efficient. It was rare that one had to stay back for overtime, as long as all urgencies were attended to and prior arrangements made. He walked the talk and usually leaves the office by 7pm, and did not expect staff to stay for overtime unnecessarily.

    On-site culture is that of an extended family. Approach the relevant teams in the right manner, and they would be willing to explain and teach you the relevant processes and procedures.

    ConsCurrent leadership is overly flexible, with no fix stand or direction. Work life balance is encouraged but it is not shown by example with follow-up e-mails from senior management being issued after hours for operational matters, even up till 3am. The team works mainly off e-mails with a daily average of 500 e-mails received.

    Compensation, perks and benefits are definitely not one of the best in the industry.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook at employees as part of your thinking work-force (especially the good ones), not just mindless robots. People are three-dimensional with many aspects, strengths and weaknesses to them. A great leader is one who is able to read and manage their staff accordingly.

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

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    Good place to start your career

    Technical Leader (Current Employee) Greater Noida (India)

    ProsA goood place to start a career with good opportunities and job security.

    ConsDue to difficult situation of the company , there is an imbalance between the number of resources and the work.

     

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood work culture and activities

    Consnot doing well in market always follower

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    felt like a dinosaur when I left ST but work life balance was good

    Anonymous (Former Employee)

    ProsWork life balance was good

    ConsThe bell curved performance management review system. It was an unfair system. only the pets get promoted and good increment

    Advice to Senior Managementstop your dinosaur thinking and try to catch up with the world!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Good as a beginning

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood opportunities for learning for people starting a career.
    Flexible work hours, work-life balance is good.

    ConsLower than market rate salary.
    No training (unless you are extremely lucky).

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    A company with stable market but less career opportunities

    DSP Systems Design Engineer (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsJob security is good in general; you can have a good work-life balance; not too much pressure and you can enjoy the flexible work environment.

    ConsThe challenge is normally you cannot find challenge easily here; in general it's difficult to find passion in your work, so I won't recommend it to young people with ambitions and energy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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