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1 person found this helpful  

Need to value employees more

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Cree

Pros

Can gain some experience s

Cons

Limited growth opportunity, company has some fairness issue. After a while, you start thinking everyday that what did I really learned today to enrich myself other than collecting some $ for the 10+ hrs at work.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Very negative place

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cree

    Pros

    Cree is a leader in LED technology and is a good place to make a difference and contribute to changes. There are many good people working at Cree and opportunities to learn most areas. It is also a great area, close to the beach and mountains and a reasonable cost of living.

    Cons

    Terrible management and a very negative workplace. Management is full of scientist with little interpersonal skills, although very smart. Planning is poor and everything is last minute. There is an overall view that cheaper is better and that it is cheaper to make it work, but overall cost is not calculated. Need to embrace a true manufacturing mentality. Also needs to update IS infrastructure.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People skills needed. Management needs to learn to treat people with respect and still get work done. Needs to embrace manufacturing mentality and grow with the size of the company. Treatment of the employees is very poor and results in too high of a turn-over rate.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    challenging

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

    I have been working at Cree

    Pros

    great colleges to work with-very good engineers, teams stick together, inovations happens fast
    great individual leaders you never get bored.

    Cons

    bad managers too long in high position not trained-fear of competition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get a lot of training. the good ones are rare and are really good.
    the bad ones =well they rule the place-

    No opinion of CEO
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