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5 people found this helpful  

Decent pay, excessive hours, go elsewhere.

Process Engineer (Former Employee) Durham, NC

ProsFree gym, casual dress code, decent salary, benefits

ConsIf you're an exempt employee (me), expect to work long hours >45hr/week. When I worked there, I found it very difficult to strike a healthy balance between life and work. I left that job because of the managements unrealistic working hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake an effort to improve employee retention rates.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    2 people found this helpful  

    Good place to gain some initial experience, but not as good for longer-term career opportunities.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Durham, NC

    I worked at Cree


    Pros: Very exciting technology in a fast growing markets with many… Cons: Generally lower base pay then industry counter-parts, which is no… Advice to Senior Management: Even in the current economic climate offering competitive compensation is the best way to retain talent. Look at… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    6 people found this helpful  

    Not the place for work/life balance...

    Engineer (Current Employee) Durham, NC

    I have been working at Cree


    Pros: There's a free gym, casual dress code, engineering work is… Cons: Cree can be summed up by one of its core values: do whatever it takes to get the job done, whether it takes… Advice to Senior Management: Stop measuring exempt employee performance by the number of hours worked (over 40/week).… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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