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Startup that sold its manufacturing to Topcon.. Treated old employees poorly... now in early Startup Mode again (2010)

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Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance  in  Santa Clara, CA
Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance in Santa Clara, CA

I worked at OptiMedica

Pros

Smart, caring people. Polite and driven to make customers happy. Advanced (80- people) startup but sold manufacturing to Topcon in July, 2010. Now, Optimedica is small (20 persons) and back in early Startup Mode.

Cons

New Optimedia is not driven to make a new cataract product before they run out of money. Hiring like crazy (Oct 2010) high end engineers only. Some Bosses (in RnD) in old Optimedia were not that smart and brown nosers. Say they care about people (manufacturing/customer/QA) but did not when they sold the that part of the company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Treat employees better.. be more honest about money in the bank and be so darn "happy" all the time.

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    Self Employed 1099--not relevant to review`

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    Current Employee - Consultant  in  McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Consultant in McLean, VA

    I have been working at OptiMedica

    Pros

    Flexibility
    I can take as much vacation as I want
    I like my boss
    Good money in a good economy
    Can choose my own clients

    Cons

    Lack of steady income, limited learning opportunities
    Need to continually look for new contracts.
    Difficult to sell while also delivering wrok

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    Spend more time prospecting. Do a better job networking with past clients. Attend training seminars to enhance capabilities. Work more.

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative  in  San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at OptiMedica

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    must supply own medical and dental

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

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