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Member of Technical Staff (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

ProsComprehensive company focused on technology of semiconductor equipment, you have the chance to develop your technology capability in all the aspects of semiconductor fabrication if you want to be a technologist

ConsIt's the biggest company in it's field and gradually it develops a lot of inefficiency and a lot of politics bubbles

Advice to Senior ManagementCredit people working on the frontier fields, not those so called fat sr. managers,esp, fatty directors

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Decent compensation package across industry

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Applied Materials for more than 10 years


    Pros: Comprehensive and competitvie compensation package Cons: Changes all the time, direction not clear – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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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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