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Good Career Opportunity

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

I worked at Cadence Design Systems

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Big company, employee-oriented, work-life balance, challenging projects for career. Emphasis on employee development and employee education. Great benefits and perks.

Cons

No career growth for an ambitious individual. The mid-level management team comprises of very long term employees who are planning to retire from their positions. As a result, the younger employees who work for them have no opportunities to move up the ladder.

Advice to Management

Change and adaptability are very good for any company's culture. The younger work force should be encouraged to plan and implement their innovative ideas. "This has worked well in the past and we shouldn't change anything" attitude by upper management needs to change.

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  1. Good company but make sure you click with the group you will be working with

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    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff - R& D in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff - R& D in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cadence Design Systems

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    * Some groups have Great R & D teams
    * Flexible working schedule but may be soon changing
    * Nice people to work with

    Cons

    * Legacy Code
    * Promotions are slow
    * Not a fast moving pace

    Advice to Management

    * Coach more middle level management so that they can understand grow into their roles

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    Good people on a rudderless ship

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Sales Technical Leader in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Technical Leader in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Cadence Design Systems

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    interesting problems to solve and committed people

    Cons

    lack of vision at VP and E staff as to getting back to a competitive position, concern is on the current quarter only. People wondering when it is their turn for the RIF

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your customers and take heed to their comments on the technology.

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