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Current Employee - Intern in Grand Island, NY
Current Employee - Intern in Grand Island, NY
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Life Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

it is a good workplace

Cons

nothing to mention about here

Advice to Management

none

Other Employee Reviews for Life Technologies

  1. "Top quality company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research in Carlsbad, CA
    Former Employee - Research in Carlsbad, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Life Technologies full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great co-workers
    Good corporate philosophy of giving back to the community
    Good wages and benefits
    Quality products you can believe in

    Cons

    Company is getting much better at killing off projects/products they don't think will generate enough profit.
    If your project is cancelled, you are let go. Very little effort seems to be made to try and find employees alternate positions.
    If you are let go, as soon as they tell you they watch you like a hawk as you gather your personal belongings and you are immediately escorted off the property. You are not even allowed to say goodbye to anyone!

    Advice to Management

    Show a little compassion when you are letting employees go.
    If possible advanced warning would be GREAT. At least let people say goodbye to their co-workers!


  2. "Okay company, but the frequent changes in mgmt priorities undermines the ability to accomplish objectives"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Life Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    High energy environment. Personal initiative can result in lots of opportunities to manage projects. Everyone needs more help so its possible to take on as much as you want. Depending on your role, there can be good visibility with management.

    Cons

    Due to inadequate resources in most groups, project are often done ad hoc with questionable results. Due to workload, people will often agree to be on a team, but not actually be able to execute on their committments.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to set priorities and follow them. Do this at a senior level and encourage this practice through the company.

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