Finisar
3.0 of 5 28 reviews
www.finisar.com Sunnyvale, CA 5000+ Employees

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This is just my 2 cents: About Work Here on Production Floor

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Fremont, CA

I have been working at Finisar

ProsIt being super nice if you are stay long enough. As i know, one of the Vietnam guy making easy dollars here, more than 68hrs on time-sheet, but hanging around in mostly time.

GYM area

Flexible

ConsPoor management, mess up everywhere

Advice to Senior ManagementPerformance review for mid-term managers and lead person in every 6 moths

Documentation control improvement

Hire some more of quality person

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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what a weird trip it has been

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Finisar


Pros: collegial atmosphere among and between most workgroups. bright, and mostly idealistic, people who try harder because of competitive… Cons: senior management flounders around when creating a strategy, fails to get buy-in from everyone (when it even bothers to communicate strategy out to the rest… Advice to Senior Management: stop sweethearting money to senior management to buy their loyalty. loyalty that is bought cannot be kept when the money dries up. outsource processes as… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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great people, poor business model

Lead Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Finisar


Pros: People at Finisar are very nice and company is trying hard to keep it this way. I heard from several people that it's so imporatnt… Cons: Number one problem is lack of career opportunites. Because US R&D head count basically stays constant over years and all manufacturing side has been moved… Advice to Senior Management: Think twice about new M&A. Expand into new areas like… More

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