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Good place to work, but needs improvement!

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

I have been working at Affymetrix

Pros

-Good benefits for a mid-size company.
-Hard working and talented people, culturally diverse.
-Fair spot bonus/ recognition program.
-Great seminar program.
-Provides a fair work-life balance.
-Nice in house lunch program.

Cons

-Great technology that needs updating.
-Aggressive time lines in product development.
-Need rigorous in house product testing before introducing to customers.
-Too many managers.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

-Unbalanced structure- too many managers for the number of people who work hands on.
-Insecurity about future is making many good people leave, management needs to be more honest about company's direction.

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    Being Stable Attitude

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Affymetrix

    Pros

    Very unique technology and ample applications
    Skillful, Talented and Experienced resources/employees
    Good and friendly working environment
    Comparative salaries and facilities (considering Mid size company)

    Cons

    Beside having a talented resources not able to coverage in growth of business.
    Unbalanced organization infrastructure, Too many managers and upper level executives

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too much focus on the Product development and lacking far behind in other functional area. Need DNA attitude (Daring, Passionate and Platinum) in other area for balancing/optimizing things.
    Need fresh/new resources who can think out side the box..

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    A great place to make a difference in a growing scientific field

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Affymetrix

    Pros

    Great products and some very dedicated people

    Cons

    Too much emphasis on 'face time'

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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