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some really nice people work there but they seem to work really long hours

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Current Employee - Senior Technician  in  Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Senior Technician in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Applied Materials

Pros

The people are great. Its a really large company and there are many opportunites to get work in other departments

Cons

Management at least in my case didn't respond to e-mails or even phone calls sometimes. There was little appreciation from management of the work done but if something didn't get done you would herr from them quickly.

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They need to train their managers better. If their managers showed the employees more respect and appreciation it would make it a great place to work.

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    Former Employee - CIP Engineer  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - CIP Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Applied Materials

    Pros

    some of the best reasons to work at Applied Materials is about: Good pay, good team, good location, good weather.

    Cons

    Some of the downsides of working at Applied Materials: not really helpful to build up your career, the customers are poor.

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    Rewarding company to work for, if you select the right group

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Applied Materials

    Pros

    - Advanced Technology
    - Discipline Engineers
    - Professional Work Style
    - Challenging Environment but Inspiring

    Cons

    - Hard to move up if you select the wrong group to work for
    - Sometimes not easy to balance family and work
    - Too many VPs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Finance101: Stock price reflects CxO's capability and the relative performance to the competitors in the same industry. Try to learn and get inspired from Steve Jobs, while we still have chance to bring back the glorious old days.

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