Applied Materials
3.2 of 5 529 reviews
www.appliedmaterials.com Santa Clara, CA 5000+ Employees

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Good technology company, limited career oppotunity

Senior Member of Technical Staff (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for more than 10 years

ProsCutting edge semiconductor processing technology, diverse workforce, broad product portfolio (therefore can have various positions to switch to); reasonable working environment; good training/continual education programs.

Consa lot of politics; no long term planning; poor marketing; eroding technical leadership; overall lousy management; ...

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Constant turn over

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Applied Materials


Pros: Pays well and has great benefits Cons: Mgmt turn over, continually revised goals and objectives based on… More

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Stressful place to work.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Applied Materials for more than 10 years


Pros: The caliber of the people I met while working and… Cons: Too much chaos created by too many layoffs. Advice to Senior Management: Grow a spine and quite reacting like frightened children to… 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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