Planar Systems

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Miserable

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

The amount and availability of PTO is the one good benefit left, as all the others have been reduced or taken away completely.

Cons

No clear leadership direction at any managerial level, lower benefits, low wages.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Do more in-depth industry research to determine what future customer needs are; set clear goals that are measurable and attainable, and hold key players accountable to performance related to those goals.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great culture to work in; questionable business results

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Beaverton, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beaverton, OR

    Pros

    Good benefits and friendly work environment. The products are interesting to work with.

    Cons

    The company struggles to make money and as a result has numerous strategy adjustments and layoffs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on being successful at fewer things.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Great engineering team - poor management from the top down.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR

    Pros

    Benefits were fairly good. The people in the engineering group were the best reason to work there. Most are hard-working, nice and easy to work with.

    Cons

    Management does not listen to the people in the trenches, and therefore seems to make the same mistakes over and over again. They

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Actually listen to your employees instead of paying them lip service. Saying in each quarterly meeting that "we have to work harder and smarter" hardly engenders any passion or loyalty.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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