I worked at Applied Precision as an intern (Less than a year)
People were very smart. Company produced amazing products. Pay was good.
Cubicle life was a little rough at times. Felt like I only knew the few people I worked under.
I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Applied Precision (Issaquah, WA) in December 2009.
Most of the employees were very friendly, welcoming, and genuine. HR was good about communication until, what I assume was, the point at which I was no longer a candidate - I had to do the check in by phone, they never called me back, and I never officially heard that the position was offered to somebody else. To me this is very tacky - anybody who has been through 3 interviews deserves a call back at the very minimum. This seems to be very typical of companies anymore however. Everybody has to interview with the founder - Ron. He is very proud of his company's achievements, and should, however, he seemed to be a bit arrogant and very obviously lost interest during the interview when he wasn't getting answers that he wanted to hear.
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