Coherent
2.4 of 5 30 reviews
www.coherentinc.com Santa Clara, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Mar 18, 2014

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2.4 30 reviews

                             

33% Approve of the CEO

Coherent President, CEO, and Director John R. Ambroseo

John R. Ambroseo

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34% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Overall okay place to work at

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Coherent full-time

ProsThere is a good work/life balance.

ConsDecisions are made far too slow and everyone wants to stay in the box.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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ok

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Coherent full-time

Prosbroad knowledge from all optical laser area

Consneed clear business strategy and investment,

Advice to Senior Managementreduce politics

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Coherent full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat people to work with and very accomodating boss

ConsLimited growth opportunities and management in some areas don't show appreciation for work done

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Okay

Product Engineer (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

I worked at Coherent full-time for more than 5 years

ProsPeople are friendly and nice, work and life balance, decent benefit

Consno room for growth, too much politics and change in management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Not transparent

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

I worked at Coherent

ProsDecent compensation compared with peers

ConsA lot of turnaround, politics

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more transparent

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to Work

Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Coherent

ProsBalance of work and family life

ConsResources very limited and little support from management

Advice to Senior Managementnone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Employees make a company successful.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Coherent

ProsThe work can be interesting and there is some degree of stability with the company.

ConsThe leadership of the company shows a degree of contempt toward it's employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementDemonstrate that you value your employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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