Applied Materials

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5 yrs in technical and marketing roles

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager  in  Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Santa Clara, CA

Pros

High salary compared with peers, excellent bonus structure for mid level and up

Cons

Corporate and business unit strategies change too often creating a reactive and chaotic work environment, rolling layoffs every quarter, recent changes in the benefits structure are more invasive and lower coverage trends.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Increase accountability. Streamline activities. Get you operating costs to an acceptable point and hold them there - stop the rolling layoffs.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other reviews for Applied Materials

  1.  

    Good comany to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Santa Clara, CA

    Pros

    It is the technical leader in Semiconductor equipment industrial. Lot of new products to work with. Good compensation.

    Cons

    High stress working environment.
    Frequent changes of middle management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not get into the business the company is not good at.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good outfit for someone with the right personality

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Technical competence, size, commitment to customers
    Opportunity to shape career path (for someone that takes charge of their career development)

    Cons

    Seeming lack of strategic vision
    Dilution of long term focus to meet short term wall street commitments

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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