Intel allows a person to grow as much or as little as that person is driven to grow.
Pros: free fruit and coffee
Cons: some uncooperative employees
Although there were some people in Intel that did not want to learn anything new, if you wanted to stay on the cutting edge you are encouraged to do so and learn as much as you want.
The typical day at work involved a huge variety of tasks and every day was different. What made the job interesting and fun is that every day was a challenge!!