Zarlink

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Zarlink Reviews

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  1.  

    A friendly place to work, but not the most dynamic company in the world.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Zarlink

    Pros

    The Canadian side of this company is a little more level headed than the average US semiconductor company.

    Cons

    Major customers do not always consider Zarlink to be among their leading vendors, especially as regards cost competitiveness.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior management relationships could be emphasized to a greater degree.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good work environment but not good overall senior management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Zarlink full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good and freindly working conditions

    Cons

    Bad business decisions from senior management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire the qualified people for senior management

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    It was a nice working experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I worked at Zarlink

    Pros

    Good work/life balance
    Not too much pressure

    Cons

    The company is growing very slowly
    The company is not aggressive enough in pursuing new opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve the quality of engineers and marketing people that get hired
    Need to invest in new projects

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great work environment to learn and grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Zarlink

    Pros

    Great co-workers, good potential to learn and grow, relaxed environment but people still get their job done. Nice cafeteria and good management leadership.

    Cons

    Not many cons, it's a great company to work for. The technology seems to be older but still used everyday by the majority of the people using wired phones.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The head of the company should make sure it stays successful by not letting other companies take over or buy Zarlink.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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