Applied Materials
3.2 of 5 555 reviews
www.appliedmaterials.com Santa Clara, CA 5000+ Employees

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Decent compensation package across industry

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

ProsComprehensive and competitvie compensation package

ConsChanges all the time, direction not clear

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Learned lots, worked on very cool technology, lots of education and advancement

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: -Balanced quality of life if you're in the right group -opportunity for advancement -many educational and… Cons: -Ongoing layoffs since 2002 leads to lots of politics, and lots of CMA-type work, rather than focusing on results, in anything above management level. -generally… Advice to Senior Management: Wiser aquisitions, improve data-based decision making with company-standard enterprise class… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    It was a very successful Company

    Engineer (Former Employee)
    Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Well-seasoned Engineering teams. Good benefits. Lots of skilled employees. Ability to influence technical… Cons: Hidden decisions. Frequent and unjustified lay offs. Outsourcing the most… Advice to Senior Management: Evaluate the results of unsuccessful outsourcing. Retain all talented and the most professional… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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