HARMAN

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HARMAN Reviews

Updated Aug 01, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.7 117 reviews

48% Approve of the CEO

HARMAN Chairman, President and CEO Dinesh C. Paliwal

Dinesh C. Paliwal

(84 ratings)

41% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible schedules creating a good work/life balance (in 12 reviews)

  • The company offers good hourly wages; good benefits package; and a clean work environment (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance, Technical trainnigs rea missing (in 6 reviews)

  • Cost cutting is painful and counter-productive as everything has been outsourced (in 6 reviews)

More Highlights
117 Employee Reviews
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    Intern

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVery good environment and friendly people

    ConsNothing much on the cons

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Innovative company

    Marketing Communications Manager (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsInnovation is a driving strategy, talented people, competitive salary & global footprint

    ConsStart-up/entrepreneurial culture sometimes leads to sudden changes in business direction

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    good

    Engineer (Current Employee) Farmington Hills, MI (US)

    Prosgood, great, dandy, fantastic nice.

    Consgood, great, dandy, fantastic nice.

    Advice to Senior Managementgoodjob

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

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    A great place to learn about CE

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsHarman does a very god job of hiring talent and retaining it.

    ConsThe current culture is one of cost saving and job cutting at the expense of what Harman did the best; making things that sound great.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop hiring outside the CE industry.

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

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    Not too good

    Regional Sales Manager (Former Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsHuge product line
    Great Brand Name

    ConsNo strategic direction
    Total trader attitude
    Not ethical in business transactions

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Very pleasant and open minded work environment.

    Program Manager Intern (Former Employee) Novi, MI (US)

    ProsFlexible schedules creating a good work/life balance. Good pay for an internship. Great Location. Good Learning environment. Most Harman colleagues were friendly and very helpful. Open minded work environment allowing employees to wear comfortable work attire and desired hair style, facial hairstyle etc.

    ConsSome of the engineers that I needed information from to complete my delegated tasks felt they were to busy with their personal workload to assist a college intern complete their tasks and learn.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI was a summer intern and wasn't there long enough to comment on this area.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Senior Software Engineer

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Farmington Hills, MI (US)

    ProsGreat Team, good management support on the personal front whenever needed , work on current and upcoming technologies

    ConsLot of work...
    work 10~12 hours a day
    difficult to maintain family work balance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Harman International

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSalary is good, but at the expense of all else

    Consno work life balance at all

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    Amazing Experience to work with AKG

    Technical Lead (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsOpportunities, Compensation is good as compare to market.

    ConsWork culture, Management is more service oriented in India.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good people and room for growth

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood benefits and 401k. Good vacation time and opportunity to buy company products.

    ConsEasy to get stuck in the same position forever. Lots of reorganizing every few years

    Advice to Senior ManagementPromote from within and keep talent from leaving.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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