Nanosolar Reviews

11 Reviews
11 Reviews
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Nanosolar CEO Eugenia Corrales
Eugenia Corrales
4 Ratings

    Oustanding co-workers and high vision of technology

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nanosolar full-time for more than a year


    Good benefits; salary; management; co-worker; challenging


    working hours; managemen; changing organization

Nanosolar Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Machine Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Nanosolar.

    Interview Details

    Started as a contractor send over by a staffing Agency (Coast personnel ). I was first interviewed by phone and than Interviewed face to face at this company. Questions were straight to the point.- What did you do before? Your reason for quitting? etc. etc. I lasted a little over a half hour with HR and then half hour with the hiring supervisor. The 10 minutes company tour was kind of short..some areas were off limits. Then after a week I was hired.

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    Negotiation Details
    You should definitely ask to be paid considering experience... if they offer you an entry level pay. You better not work here.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Nanosolar Awards & Accolades

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TiE 50, TiECon, 2009

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Headquarters Mountain View, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Q-Cells, First Solar, Yingli

Panel discussions are welcomed by Nanosolar, which makes solar panels using high-throughput CIGS (copper, indium, gallium, and selenium) thin-film process technology. The company's design and engineering capabilities yield solar cells that can be as efficient and last as long as conventional silicon solar cells. The key part of the company's technology is that it can "print" (coat with a chemical solution) the most expensive layers of a solar cell. Founded in 2002, Nanosolar has received financial backing from the likes of Benchmark Capital, EDF Energies Nouvelles (which... More

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