Cepheid Reviews

28 Reviews
2.7
28 Reviews
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Cepheid CEO and Director John L. Bishop
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    Cepehid review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate  in  Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Cepheid full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great culture, helpful, friendly co-workers. team unity. everybody here works hard. management is helpful and scheduling is flexible.

    Cons

    hard to get a raise and promoted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    must be aggressive if one wants to discuss promotions and pay raises.

    Recommends
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Cepheid Interviews

Updated Jul 25, 2014
Updated Jul 25, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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    Anonymous Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Sunnyvale, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Cepheid in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed with the engineers and technical people with whom I'd be working as well as the hiring manager. I finished the round of all-morning interviewing with the HR manager.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Additional Info

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Website www.cepheid.com
Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Public (CPHD)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Abbott Labs, Invitrogen

Cepheid sees DNA faster. The molecular diagnostics firm develops and manufactures systems that automate the process of preparing and amplifying DNA in order to quickly detect diseases and harmful agents. Its two instrument platforms -- SmartCycler and GeneXpert -- can perform rapid molecular testing for a number of purposes, including diagnosing infectious diseases and cancer, detecting biothreats such as anthrax, and testing food and agricultural products. Cepheid also makes reagents (testing chemicals) and other disposable testing components for use with its systems. The... More

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