KLA-Tencor - Hard charging, process driven organization | Glassdoor
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"Hard charging, process driven organization"

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Former Employee - IT Senior Manager in Milpitas, CA
Former Employee - IT Senior Manager in Milpitas, CA
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Negative Outlook

I worked at KLA-Tencor full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Working on cutting edge technology
Good Benefits

Cons

Political nature
Slow to change
Business is cyclical so go through roughly two year reduction and hiring cycles

Advice to Management

Need to invest more in develop paths for top performers - too few advancement rungs on the ladder.

Other Employee Reviews for KLA-Tencor

  1. "good learning, but very political mid management"

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    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KLA-Tencor full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Travel, great technology, good compensation

    Cons

    cyclical industry, politics in mid management

    Advice to Management

    Recognize that high performers are getting nailed by mid management if they refuse to be yes masters


  2. "A large company for new graduate to learn and accumulate experience in engineering, marketing, and management."

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    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KLA-Tencor full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    opportunity for internal transfer and exposure to various aspects of the business, lots of training opportunity, well recognized in industry, market leader

    Cons

    Very cyclical business, wasteful in resources, you have to play politics to move up

    Advice to Management

    Encourage more engineering driven innovations, value your technical talents more

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