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Found 1,250 of over 1K reviews
4.0
77% Recommend to a Friend
Garmin President and CEO Clifton Pemble
88% Approve of CEO

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4.0
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Garmin President and CEO Clifton Pemble
Clifton Pemble
545 Ratings
Pros
  • "Big emphasis on work/life balance with reasonable workload(in 113 reviews)

  • "Employee friendly and great benefits(in 122 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance can be a struggle, but is becoming more of a focus(in 17 reviews)

  • "Low pay when compared to the rest of the market(in 24 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good benefits, great people

      Oct. 31, 2022 - Software Developer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Culture Benefits Work-life balance Focus on career development

      Cons

      Some teams are understaffed Can be overloaded at times because of this

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Internship Experience

      Nov. 3, 2022 - Software Engineer(Internship) 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great team, office and work life balance

      Cons

      None from my internship there

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good people/nice office

      Apr. 25, 2022 - Senior Product Analyst in Cochrane, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      company culture, good people, good benefits

      Cons

      Lack of movement, top down decision making

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Apr. 12, 2022 - Junior Software Engineer in Cochrane, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice offices, younger staff, variety of engineers, products are interesting, good culture

      Cons

      Not much variety of technology to work on in the software side. It's all embedded and that's it.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good EE experience

      Sep. 24, 2021 - Hardware Design Engineer in Cochrane, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great EE experience. Got to learn lots about low-power, RF, optical, analog and digital design techniques

      Cons

      The management is sometimes undecided and it is hard as an EE to make everybody happy.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Place to Work as an Intern

      Aug. 17, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Great Experience - Good Training - Engineers really know their stuff - Fun and Collaborative - Casual Dress Code

      Cons

      I have not had enough experience to say anything bad. I have had a really good experience working there.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

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      Aug. 13, 2021 - Software Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Positive and friendly culture and management

      Cons

      Often values experience over performance

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good for learning

      Jun. 2, 2021 - Software Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Learning opportunities and Decent learning curve Best Teammates

      Cons

      Lack of clear path in career growth

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Ok

      Feb. 24, 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Competitive salary. Ok benefits. Products are cool.

      Cons

      Not in downtown Taipei. Work overtime sometimes.

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    11. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Jan. 5, 2021 - Software Developer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun, Good people, Interesting work, Challenging, Opportunistic

      Cons

      Location, not many to be honest

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    Garmin has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,456 reviews left anonymously by employees. 77% of employees would recommend working at Garmin to a friend and 73% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

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