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Great place to be, but financially it is going down fast.

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Former Employee - Materials Engineer II in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Materials Engineer II in Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Spansion

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

People are Spansion's best asset! When I first came to Spansion I thought there is no other place Id rather be at. It is great going in to work and seeing everyone. Most of the older staff is very nice and helpful and pleasant to talk to. The spirit is high, and people treat each other with respect.

Cons

The company is doing pretty poorly financially, and as a result the layoffs are becoming more frequent and the benefits are getting worse. New management is treating people poorly. Aggressive people with very little people skills are becoming in charge.

Advice to Management

People that worked for Spansion for 20+ years are pretty disappointed with some of the new changes. Don't allow some of the new and unexperienced management to treat employees the way they do lately.

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    SPansion

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Controller in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Controller in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Spansion

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A growing organization with acceptance of continous change

    Cons

    Slow decision making and very tough market environment

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the number of executive officers


  2. No company is perfect but it doe not mean nothing can be improved

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Commodity Manager in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Commodity Manager in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Spansion

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work enviornment here is quite friendly and stress level is reasonable. Good work/life balance. Most people are working reasonably hard.

    Cons

    - Semiconductor as a whole is a sunset business in north America
    - Memory market is very brutal and it is not for fainted heart
    - Some cultural residue left from AMD - execution is slow and unreliable
    - Upside on salary and career is very limited

    Advice to Management

    - Focus on execution and commitment
    - Plan for long term success
    - Diversify your product portfolio
    - Cultivate your culture and identity to make you stand out from others


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