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5 yrs in technical and marketing roles

Product Marketing Manager (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

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

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

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Innovative, high intensity workplace, customer focused

    Senior Project Manager (Current Employee) Austin, TX

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


    Pros: Flexibility in work hours. Ability to telecomummute. Cons: Bureaucratic. Driven by metrics and overall stock price Advice to Senior Management: Be more attentive to employees needs Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    No clear direction

    IT (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Applied Materials full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Pays well if you stay employed. Work from home is… Cons: Constant downsizing. CFO commits to increasing profitability by layoffs instead of growing innovation. Years of cuts create… Advice to Senior Management: You move all positions offshore, firing American workers and then… 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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