LG Canada - looks good on paper, day-to-day reality sucks
Manager (Current Employee) – North York – 4 March 2013
Pros about working at LG Canada - big Global company on your resume - new office space, centrally located - small-office feel backed by global name - co-workers at generally pleasant (except some of the Korean Exchange worker are miserable and rude)
Cons - working hours: 8am to 5pm. Not allowed to work-at-home - culture shock if you are not Korean - expect long hours, no process, and last-minute requests that are crazy - expect to execute your job with minimal budget and support. This company does not operate with the size of budget that one would expect for a global corporation. Everything is cheap, from operating budgets to employee benefits. Its a no-frills environment - non-quality leadership - expected to be monitored, from your online activities to even at work (ie. people will notice when you are not at your desk)
In summary, they talk the talk of a global, big name company and culture, but when it comes down to it, you are just another body to get the work done.
Design Engineer (Former Employee) – Moscow – 6 October 2017
Typical day at work - troubleshooting at the production line Learned - 6Sigma Managment Managment - All colleagues know their opportunities and skills Workplace culture - Resting rooms, Free coffee, Free shuttle to home The hardest part of the job - Korean culture involving for everybody The most enjoyable part of the job - Korean culture for everybody