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Micromanagement and Lack of Freedom

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At one point, I used to enjoy waking up and coming to work, but now I sit and watch the clock and thats not the type of person I am. The benefits such as incentives have been taken away, the boss believes the best way to sucess is through micromanagement, staff need to fill in their hourly activities on a sheet. Boss constantly expects more, recognition isn't given.


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Great company to learn

Enjoyable in learning new technologies, Work life.balance can be a challenge. Remuneration above industry standards. Long hours required at times and must handle stress.
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Rigid management but fun brand to worl for

Only there for a year. Long hours and lots of admin work - fun events and training. Needs someone with thick skin and one that doesn't mind long hours and working on weekends and public holidays
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Competitive environment no work life balance

High paced and stressful environment Very little consideration for work life balanceNo upskilling opportunitiesKorean culture is aggressive Much older work environment
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Fast Paced environment with exciting activities such Team Building and Group work programes

i spent most my time doing my daily duties as a Material handler, assembly line operator.i Have so much about my job at samsung . perfoming Quality assurance during a Product assembly, troubleshooting minor machine problem, working closer with the test engineers,Preparing for every TV Change-over model
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Great Customer service, overall experience of Samsung Smartcare Centre

The Samsung Smartcare Centre was great. Learnt alot about technology, smart phones/ devices and fixing it.Customer service is important and so is customer excellence! That is what Samsung strives to be.


Braai day on fridays, Casual clothes over weekends.
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It is a productive kind of a Job and fun too because u work with different people every

I don't have much to say but honestly speaking Samsung was an amazing company to work for until we were moved to TCC and everything just changed and I decided to leave because I wasn't happy anymore.


Every Tuesday when we went for our meeting


Normal 8 working hours
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Good company with good values

Samsung is a good electronics company as they, offer great advice on ways to move forward in your career within its ever evolving technological world.
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Fairly well

Good company... Just alot of politic to deal with but I guess it's part of what Makes the company big. It's a powerful brand with very intelligent people that I love so much


You will always lean


Some boss always wait for you to make a mistake
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Gain more knowledge and add experience on the one that I have now

Good management Co-operation faults findings on appliances and to fix Challenging part was working on board First day without knowing components


Gain more experience, learn lot of things


Short time consuming for fault finding
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Actually i need a job like i did in samsung electronics, because i earn good money, and also i want to live in canada ; all the locations could be a good place in a good country with a remarcable economy
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Focus and fun go hand in hand

Need to show respect to company values and processes. Rewards will follow. Flexibility is important factor to adjust into company culture. Enjoyed the time working here!
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I would go back tomorrow

I loved every aspect of working for Samsung, but would not recommend it for lazy, non team players. You must be able to take pressure and work 247, die to the International space in which we worked


Salary, fun, high energy, intellectually challenging


Lack of family life, can wear you out
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Great to work with Good energy Fair leadership Honest colleagues Fair work environment Good training program Psychology challenging With supportive seniors could improve
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Goal Driven

Goals and Goals and Goals Do everything legally to archive the goals in given period. If you can achieve the goals, your success and promotion is guraanteed. There is no internal politics, goal driven company
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Very productive and engaging environment

It was one of the best working environments I've ever worked in. There is always room for growth. The management team is very hands on and always willing to teach fellow staff members. Fun environment and great team members
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Tipical cooperate environmemt with no balance to work and life.

Super stressfull environment and your family will take the back seat. Managers dont take responsibility you get drilled for hard and managers walk away with the paycheck. No loyalty to you as a worker It's all about being loyal to the company. It's a real rat race environment.
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Great place to work

In samsung you very quickly learn to handle different staff members and how to motivate them to sell more and the limitations put on a staff member by the channel they report to
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Samsung is the right company to join and be a team member

There is always a good reason to be a Samsung team member. In my experience there we were like one family. It was good to interact and articulate the different tasks where the level of technology remains a beacon of success.
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Hierachial and outdated

For a leading electronics company who push for efficiency and performance, most systems are cumbersome and take very long to navigate. The culture is very fast paced and performance based. If you're good at doing what you're told, then you will be great here, if you're a free thinker and innovator, then maybe consider another place to work.
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Meeting monthly targets and budgets Daily stock checks Inter branch transfers Customer follow ups Going out for business being able to write your own commission there was a good incentive programme also
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Based on 8 656 reviews

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3,6 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3,9 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3,5 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3,5 out of 5 stars for Management
3,7 out of 5 stars for Culture
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