KLA-Tencor

www.kla-tencor.com
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A large company for new graduate to learn and accumulate experience in engineering, marketing, and management.

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Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Milpitas, CA
Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Milpitas, CA

I worked at KLA-Tencor full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

opportunity for internal transfer and exposure to various aspects of the business, lots of training opportunity, well recognized in industry, market leader

Cons

Very cyclical business, wasteful in resources, you have to play politics to move up

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Encourage more engineering driven innovations, value your technical talents more

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

363 Other Employee Reviews for KLA-Tencor (View Most Recent)

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    Hard charging, process driven organization

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    Former Employee - IT Senior Manager in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - IT Senior Manager in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at KLA-Tencor full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Working on cutting edge technology
    Good Benefits

    Cons

    Political nature
    Slow to change
    Business is cyclical so go through roughly two year reduction and hiring cycles

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to invest more in develop paths for top performers - too few advancement rungs on the ladder.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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    KLA-Tencor is a good company to work for

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Milpitas, CA

    I have been working at KLA-Tencor full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cutting edge technology, Good place for scientists, challenging problems, it is never boring, you are given room to do what you are good at, there is room for growth, Company likes to hire and promote from within, bonuses have been good the last few years.

    Cons

    Low on perks, No options or restricted stocks except for VPs, poor annual raises, no profit sharing (but good bonuses), Middle management may need improvement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to review of you have the right management structure.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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