Applied Materials

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Not the place for new college graduates

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Santa Clara, CA

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

Pros

-Flexible work hours
-Good work life balance

Cons

- Very limited opportunities for growth
- Aged work force

Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

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    You will learn a lot and apply it immediately

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer III in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Process Engineer III in Sunnyvale, CA

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

    Pros

    It's fast paced, dynamic, challenging and highly educational.

    Cons

    Frequent hiring freezes limit employee internal mobility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fix your recruiting system. Don't post jobs that are frozen. Add job descriptions that actually describe the technology.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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    Was great at one time - but is no longer

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    Former Employee - Director Level in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Director Level in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    The technologists who work there have been world class

    Cons

    Extreme politics, inept Executive Management (prior to VSEA take-over)
    Employee morale has been low for some time, and does not appear to get better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go back to the roots of Applied's success - innovative technology and focus on customer need. Cut out the "professional politicians" that appear to have taken over during the past ten years or so.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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