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Great Company

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA

I worked at Life Technologies full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Very smart, high tech group of people. Great work environment
Salary good

Cons

HR is pro management only. They need to work on employee retention
Preferences to kiss-up employees

Advice to ManagementAdvice

See above regarding Cons

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Difficult to shine

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

    I have been working at Life Technologies full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to work on a variety of projects.

    Cons

    Very difficult to get promoted, even after you make large impacts.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Identify your stars and retain and reward them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Summer Internship in Global Operations/EHS

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    Former Employee - Intern, Global Operations in Eugene, OR
    Former Employee - Intern, Global Operations in Eugene, OR

    I worked at Life Technologies as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great co-workers and support from supervisor, good compensation for the location and option to extend internship by working remotely part-time while attending classes for graduate degree

    Cons

    Large company and hard to reach out to different areas as an intern, delayed start date due to paperwork mishap which is more challenging to deal with in a short term contract

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work with managers to smooth hiring and onboarding process

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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