Oplink Communications
3.2 of 5 9 reviews
www.oplink.com Fremont, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 1, 2014

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40% Approve of the CEO

Oplink Communications CEO and Director Joe Liu

Joe Liu

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17% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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important starting point of my career. learned plenty everyday

QA Testing Engineer (Former Employee)
Fremont, CA

I worked at Oplink Communications as an intern for less than a year

Prosgreat opportunities to work with talent guys, easy communication with co worker oversea, great chance to learn a lot, cool and promising products

Consovertime working for ful-time workers but not for intern

Advice to Senior Managementi don't know management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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great benefits with no job potentials

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Oplink Communications full-time

Prosflexible working hours
lots of freedom of doing your own thing
great benefits

Consyou will never be promoted or raised
management only cares about making money and not its employees

Advice to Senior Managementplease reward your people sometimes. they will work harder for you that way.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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The 6-7 day work week leaves no room for work-life balance.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Fremont, CA

I worked at Oplink Communications full-time

ProsThe company offers a wide range of benefits. Free lunch is provided at Monday meetings and free dinners are provided Monday through Thursday.

ConsThe free dinner is likely just a tactic to get people to stay and work extended hours. You are expected to leave no earlier than 6 PM and you are expected to work all Saturdays and some Sundays for a long, exhausting 6-7 day work week. There really is no work-life balance. And it is important to note that the positive reviews about this company sound exactly like things the CEO or upper management would say.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great opportunity...

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Oplink Communications full-time for less than a year

Prosgreat opportunity to work with team full of very nice people; great opportunity to fill up those boring Saturdays by working the expected 6 days a week. great opportunity to enjoy Chinese food & culture, free dinner daily; immersion technique to learn Mandarin. nicest co-workers, I will miss them.

Consdo not expect normal business processes, reasonable project timelines, collateral approval process, or work issue resolution. only 1 persons opinion matters, and it will not be yours, even if it's under your area of responsibility. having lunch in groups with co-workers outside of office is discouraged to the point of being feared.

Advice to Senior Managementthere is no point giving advice to management. they know what the problem is and make excuses for it every day, but they can not do anything about it.

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

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No idea how this company wasn't ranked as one of the top companies to work for

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Oplink Communications full-time

ProsIf you're willing to learn, working here is like getting an MBA, JD, and PhD all at once.

ConsNot for you if you're lazy, useless or generally are not interested in attending lectures everyday.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Chinese company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Fremont, CA

I have been working at Oplink Communications

ProsDont' really think there is any pro of Oplink.
A well known bread in fiber optics industry with old technology.

ConsLack of vision, upper level management don't pay attention to the market needs.
Do not have clear directions for the future.

Advice to Senior Managementpay attention to the future need. buy some company will solid base and can generate revenue.
do the research before you buy a company

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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All chines

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Oplink Communications

Proswith many kinds of fiber optical product lines

ConsHave to understand Chinese would be better

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stable company to work with

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Oplink Communications

Prosyou will have many opportunities to be in charge. you will learn a lot of new things through the work.

ConsChina based factory operation introduces extended working hour. especially, you may need to work late in the day due to the time zone difference.

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Wasted effort

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Oplink Communications

Proschallenging new peoducts were being planned

Consnew projects were cancelled before they had a chance to take off

Advice to Senior Managementcarry project through fruition to regain development costs on the way to profitability

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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