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Lot of opportunities to grow

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Current Employee - Quality Engineer  in  Berkeley, CA
Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Berkeley, CA

I have been working at XOMA

Pros

small, and able to wear many hats.

Cons

Company has not been doing well since i been working here.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

have more visible weekly metrics tied into the company goals.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for XOMA

  1.  

    A 30-year-old start-up

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    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Berkeley, CA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Berkeley, CA

    I worked at XOMA

    Pros

    There's a feeling that you're in on the beginning of something that could be big, with a lot of potential.

    Cons

    Potential remains unrealized after many years. They have some income from contract manufacturing and patents, but no successful product or their own. Consistent failure to become profitable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Evaluate what the company is good at and build on it. Don't try to become the next big biotech sensation in a rented plant.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    For the most part, not bad

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at XOMA

    Pros

    incredibly talented scientists and inventors. Everyone seems to be driven to achieve getting a product on the market, and everyone is really hard working. It's nice to be surrounded with people who have a good work ethic. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Depending on your department, there may not be a great deal of flexibility in relation to your schedule. Stock prices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more options for career advancement and promotions for your employees. Some managers need to recognize their employees more for "jobs well done."

    Disapproves of CEO
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