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  • www.firstsolar.com
  • Tempe, AZ
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1999
  • Company - Public (FSLR)
  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

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First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced thin-film modules. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation ...

First Solar Reviews

4.0
76%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Mark Widmar
Mark Widmar
182 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Manager Finance"

Aug 11, 2022 - Account Manager in Tempe, AZ
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Amazing company to work for. Great atmoshpere.

Cons

nothing which i felt till date...
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Diversity & Inclusion at First Solar

4.0
(107 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at First Solar?

...no growth opportunity, manager can sometimes prove to be a roadblock, lack diversity in the US, little to no support for professional career development, little to no recognition for initiatives...Read More

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First Solar Interviews

Experience
Positive70%
Negative15%
Neutral16%
Getting an Interview
Applied online56%
Employee Referral14%
Recruiter11%
Difficulty
3.0
Average
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  1. Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at First Solar (United States)

    Interview

    1. Interview with recruiter
    2. Individual interview with hiring manager/engineer
    3. Research presentation and individual interviews with various team member of different backgrounds (In-person or virtual depends)
    4. Interview follow-up
    Interview

    - Research based questions - Broad knowledge of field - Coursework understanding - Behavioral questions

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First Solar Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500Fortune2015
  • Top 500 Green CompaniesNewsweek2009

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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First Solar FAQ

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What is paid time off like at First Solar?

...Time off is lacking outside of regular days off....

May 13, 2021

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People Also Ask about First Solar

Employees rate First Solar 4 out of 5 stars based on 548 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 76 of employees would recommend working at First Solar to a friend. This is based on 473 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

70 of job seekers rate their interview experience at First Solar as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at First Solar.

72 of employees think that First Solar has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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