Fluidigm
3.0 of 5 10 reviews
www.fluidigm.com South San Francisco, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Mar 5, 2014

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62% Approve of the CEO

Fluidigm President, CEO, and Director Gajus V. Worthington

Gajus V. Worthington

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50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great learning experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Fluidigm full-time for more than a year

ProsYou have exposure to a variety of techniques, and experiences. Its not really redundant work.

ConsAs a RA you get overlooked unless you mess up...then you definitely get the blame. You're not taken too seriously

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Learning Opportunities

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I have been working at Fluidigm

ProsExciting new products, great location, great colleagues and the opporunity to learn a new skill.

ConsTendency to feel unappreciated because managers/employees are so busy.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your team

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Fluidigm full-time for less than a year

Prospeople & culture are awesome. people at the company are passionate and lives up to the core values of the company. fast growing company. challenges everyday. benefits are highly competitive compared to other companies. hr team is the best! flexible work hours. international company that employees get to travel.

Consneed to have processes in place. too many red-tape, signature approval. there is not a true IT department.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Lots of possibilities for this company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Fluidigm full-time for more than a year

Prosgreat location, people are really smart, great products

Constedious processes, too many managers without training

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The cure for the common big bio job.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Fluidigm full-time for more than a year

ProsFluidigm is still small enough that everyone wears multiple hats and thus offers employees the opportunities to move across different parts of the company. Fluidigm leadership is great at recognizing the potential of their employees and encourages them to move in a new direction. This is a great place to explore your abilities and get the chance to try something new.

ConsMultiple hats means many of us seem/are overburdened. This is a place for those seeking a dynamic environment not for those who enjoy being a cog in the company wheel.

Advice to Senior ManagementAnonymous feedback for managers and other employees means you'll better understand everyone.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Ok to work, not enjoyable though

Scientist (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Fluidigm

Prosnew technology, interesting place to work, learn new things if you want to

Conspoor marketing strategy, poor communications between employees and managers, not fair for hard working employees

Advice to Senior Managementstop wasting resources on failed marketing decisions.
treat people based on their work, not their talk.

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no fun, unnecessary pressure, and unfriendly employees in across the company

Senior Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Fluidigm

Prosnice view of the bay, access to company credit card and personal storage areas.

Consnon-stop work...Fluidigm instruments need constant maintenance due to cheap parts, software issues, and rushed unskilled Asian development.

Advice to Senior Managementleadership, leadership, leadership...

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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The worst career experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at Fluidigm full-time

ProsI can't think of any

ConsNo personal life. Need to be a sycophant.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe a professional organization.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Dynamic Growth Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Fluidigm

ProsLots of opportunities, great place to learn.

ConsSome favoritism over merit-based promotions.

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Sucks!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at Fluidigm

ProsStock options if the company goes public

ConsYou can clock your half life at the company but no recognition for that.Sycophants will get their way though the ladder.Moreover, very little transparency about the finances of the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementRespect the dignity of employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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