I have been working at Headway Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)
Flat organization structure so individuals have better visibility than those in large companies
Data driven R&D style to keep office politics low and technology iterations fast
Smart colleagues to work with
Generous bonus package when the years are good
Best in industry medical insurance
The HDD industry is going downhill due to SSD competition and shrinking PC market
Its "technology leader" business model is in peril because of HDD tech advancement slowdown
Revenue highly dependent on Toshiba which may ax its HDD business any time
Advice to Management
Now may be the time to think about the alternatives regarding the business model
I applied online. The process took 7+ weeks. I interviewed at Headway Technologies.
A ~ 1 hour presentation and interviewed with individual employees. Had a lunch with the group leader. Good experience overall. Be confident and understand your field well, then you will have no problem on the technical aspect.
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