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South San Francisco, CA
501 to 1000 employees
1999
Company - Public (FLDM)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Affymetrix, Life Technologies, Illumina
Fluidigm (NASDAQ:FLDM) develops, manufactures and markets microfluidic systems for growth markets in the life sciences and in applied markets. Fluidigm’s systems consist of instruments, software, integrated fluidic circuits (IFCs), high-performance assays for gene ... Read more

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Fluidigm Reviews

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Chris Linthwaite
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    "Constantly changing to the better"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing QC in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Manufacturing QC in San Francisco, CA
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fluidigm full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Always evolving, always changing, so a lot of room to grow and learn new things.

    Cons

    Due to turnover, sometimes workload can increase dramatically without acknowledgement to the person doing all the work.

    Advice to Management

    Reward the little guys.

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Fluidigm Interviews

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in South San Francisco, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Fluidigm (South San Francisco, CA).

    Interview

    I was contacted through linkedin via HR. I did a phone screening with a scientist that lasted about 20 minutes. Mainly he told me about the company's products and what projects he's working on. He then asked about my experience. Ten minutes after our conversation was over HR contacted me and invited me for an onsite interview.

    The location of the company is great, however, immediately walking in the lobby I just didn't get good vibes. There was a lack of professionalism for the bigger company that it was. The scientist greeted me and moved me to a meeting room. He handed me a paper that showed who I would be meeting with. This is where I noticed the job title was "temporary" which they failed to inform me beforehand. After that, I wasn't really interested in being there anymore. The questions were pretty straightforward about NGS and library prep. The head scientist asked lots of technical questions, I forgot how I did one of them. There was a lot of waiting and down time between meeting each person. After the interview they showed me around lab. Nothing looked organized. I also noticed that 80% of people I saw that day were asian, so the company lacked diversity. I never heard back as to how my interview went, and I don't really care about it either. I don't recommend working here if you want to be happy!

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