Maxim Integrated

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Too much focus on short term profits

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Former Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in Irvine, CA
Former Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in Irvine, CA

I worked at Maxim Integrated full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Good salary, benefits and equipment. Overall, they build a good product. They know every business units' profit and loss. They are a public company.

Cons

Upper management is very ignorant of what individual business units are really doing. They are very focused on short term profits. They measure everything.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Focus more on long term goals and profits. Do not downsize workforce at the beginning of each and every single 2nd quarter.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Company with no growth for individual contributors

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    Former Employee - Smts in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Smts in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Maxim Integrated full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    quite stable company; good benefits;

    Cons

    1, No opportunity for growth
    2, No promotions
    3, Senior management (SVP in the manufacturing operations group) makes all decisions including pay raise/compensation/bonus

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward hard working people in manufacturing operations group and promote good employees

  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    executive management

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    Former Employee - Executive Management in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Executive Management in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Maxim Integrated full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    good technology, solid legacy products, solid industry reputation.

    Cons

    Opportunity for personal growth limited, has become political internally. Upper management disconnected from lower levels. To many slogans. Decisions made in a vacuum without consulting the management most affected. The top level management level has had a chaotic last year with many of them leaving and many new hires made outside the company. They are searching to establish a long lasting culture and seem to want to distance themselves greatly from the past roots. The recent change in logo is an example and it looks like an eye chart. The company is still full of good people however in its past it had one of the best concentrations of talent in the valley.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look beyond your personal ambitions and build sustainable value.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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