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"Excellent"

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Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Excellent USA Semiconductor Company to work for.

Cons

Got laid off due to downturn in economy.

Other Employee Reviews for Fairchild Semiconductor

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Software Engineer in South Portland, ME
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Software Engineer in South Portland, ME
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are above average for this area, and the chances to learn new things are only limited by your willingness to try.

    Cons

    For the amount of time and effort that it takes to become a proficient system administrator, you sometimes get the feeling that what you do is quickly becoming a commodity.

    Advice to Management

    Please keep an eye on the workload of your people. They are your greatest asset and work around the clock to make the stakeholders and shareholders of this company successful. Don't be afraid to spend a little more, and staff appropriately.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "You are your own limit in what is available to learn"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Engineer in South Portland, ME
    Former Employee - Engineer in South Portland, ME
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Company pays very well for the area.
    Lot of learning opportunities.
    Many good people to work with.
    Ability to gain skills is only limited by you.

    Cons

    Change in leadership, not familiar with the industry and the Company.
    Trend in offshore manufacturing putting US positions at risk.
    Priorities change too often.

    Advice to Management

    Need to understand the skill sets and value in the people before major decisions are made.
    You find employees will rally if the objectives are clear and don't change regularly.

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