Spansion

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A disappointing, dishonest and exploitative employer

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Product Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Product Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Spansion full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

- A selection of on-line training courses are available on the company intranet
- Colleagues at the same or lower level in the company hierarchy are generally helpful
- Spansion is a fast-moving company and has interesting technology to work on

Cons

- Continual and regular (every 18 months) lay-offs make this company a poor career choice. This leads to a culture of everyone being fearful to make important decisions, in case they are the next to be made redundant.
- For a technology company, investment in engineering and supporting the technical growth of engineering staff comes as an afterthought. Spansion is driven by a short-term desire to achieve quarterly fiscal targets, and little else. Long-range, future-orientated planning is non-existent.
- Be extremely cautious and wary of any promises or incentives made to try to get you to 'sign-up' during the interview process.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Put the interests of the company before your own!

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

120 Other Employee Reviews for Spansion (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Spansion gave me the foundation of a lifetime in Semiconductor Manufacturing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Spansion full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Management gives Engineers freedom to develop their careers in an exciting facility.

    Cons

    No longer an international experience after Fujitsu split.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spansion's management team is very knowledgeable.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I had fun working with the people there

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Spansion

    Pros

    Fast Paced environment with good people

    Cons

    No room for advancement within

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your underlings more

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