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Planar Systems President & CEO Gerald K. (Gerry) Perkel
Gerald K. (Gerry) Perkel
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  • Timing is everything

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager

    I have been working at Planar Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Positive Outlook
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    Management has really turned this company around. The stock had tripled since I started working here. Boss is great, expectations are reasonable and benefits and salary are fair. Work life balance is great too. Solid products and technology.


    It will take diligence and foresight to constantly continue to stay ahead of the curve. Might be trying to grow too fast, could backfire and lose good people in the process. Excessive policy making is taking away from the family run feel I used to enjoy.

    Advice to Management

    Slow and steady growth is safer than setting unrealistic sales targets which could reflect poorly even on the most successful employees.

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    Digital Marketing Role Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Beaverton, OR
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview


    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Planar Systems (Beaverton, OR) in March 2015.


    HR rep seemed very green. Asked me questions in phone interview that seemed from a script and had nothing to do with digital content or marketing. Couldnt answer a single question about the job. She decided I was "too technical" to pass on to the hiring manager.

    No wonder the position has been open for months; HR has no idea what to hire.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you understand how contract to hire works?   1 Answer

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Headquarters Beaverton, OR
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Public (PLNR)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Planar Systems has no qualms about making a public display. The company makes custom, embedded, and video wall displays used in such applications as vehicle dashboards, instrumentation, security monitoring, and retail systems. Planar also sells desktop monitors and home theater systems. Its products include electroluminescent (EL) displays, active- and passive-matrix LCDs, and LCD TVs. The company markets its products to the consumer, retail, industrial, and transportation markets. Planar sells directly and through resellers, such as CDW. The company gets nearly... More

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