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Big company atmosphere with all the drawbacks but employees are treated well.

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Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Longmont, CO
Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Longmont, CO

I have been working at Seagate Technology

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

Stable company in a good business. Employees are treated well but moral isn't great due to general big company atmosphere, IMHO.

Cons

Processes, code, etc are more complicated than they should be so much time is spent on trivial problems that don't add any value to the final product. Ownership of key technologies is closely held so innovation often doesn't pay.

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    A large high technology company with many areas of opportunity for technically inclined people

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Development Engineer in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Staff Development Engineer in Bloomington, MN

    I have been working at Seagate Technology

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary and benefits package are competitive.
    Vacation time is highly respected and seldom refused nor interrupted.
    There is a high degree of respect among employees and managers.

    Cons

    There are fewer opportunities for those who are not educated, technical, and innovative.
    The industry is one that is often vulnerable to highs and lows in the demand cycle, thus there are more regular layoffs than other industries.

    Advice to Management

    Offer truthful feedback about the industry. Do not "sugar-coat" current conditions and performance. Reduce the length of all employee communications meetings.


  2. Compensation OK, but little career growth opportunity

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN

    I have been working at Seagate Technology

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Seagate has a very fast paced environment. General compensation is all right. People are very smart and easy to work together with.

    Cons

    There are very little career growth opportunities within Seagate. Overall working environment is depressing. New ideas are not given enough room to grow

    Advice to Management

    Top management needs to give new ideas more room to prosper and not kill them prematurely.


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