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"It is the technical job I aspired for."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Product Engineer in Calamba, Laguna (Philippines)
Current Employee - Senior Product Engineer in Calamba, Laguna (Philippines)
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Time flexibility and exposure to technical and engineering work.

Cons

Benefit package. No performance incentive so the set target KPis are not driven very well.

Advice to Management

Introduce performance incentive, quarterly or annually.

Other Employee Reviews for Atmel

  1. "Challenging work - Some 'older' groups are very static and offers no room for promotions"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Hi-tech touch and avr products. Make sure that you end up in one of these groups.

    Cons

    Some 'mature' groups that offer no opportunity for promotions.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "The laid back culture ensures a less stressful workplace, but means lower pay & a slower pace of internal growth."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Less stressful. Does not feel like a rat race.
    2. Nice people, engineers.
    3. Great location for commuters etc.
    4. Lots of old timers
    5. Less politics than other companies.

    Cons

    0. No clear career path or performance plan for employees
    1. Poor pay, unless you are a new executive
    2. Until recently, there was very poor vision & visibility for engineers regarding technology
    3. Lots of old timers means things don't progress as quickly. Organizational inertia.
    4. Poor communication between groups

    Advice to Management

    1. Show a clear vision to your troops.
    2. Pay and treat your engineers well. Your engineers will ensure your success, not your executive staff.
    3. Start a mentoring program, a career leadership program...something to boost your employee morale and show them a career path at Atmel

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