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"Very boring environment."

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Former Employee - Software Developer in Austin, TX
Former Employee - Software Developer in Austin, TX
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Life Technologies full-time

Pros

Don't get me wrong, the people were kind.

Cons

Maybe this was just my department (software) but I found it very boring and non-collaborative. The cubicle environment was depressing.

Advice to Management

Work towards a more exciting environment.

Other Employee Reviews for Life Technologies

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Difficult to shine"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Life Technologies full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to work on a variety of projects.

    Cons

    Very difficult to get promoted, even after you make large impacts.

    Advice to Management

    Identify your stars and retain and reward them.


  2. "Summer Internship in Global Operations/EHS"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern, Global Operations in Eugene, OR
    Former Intern - Intern, Global Operations in Eugene, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Life Technologies as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great co-workers and support from supervisor, good compensation for the location and option to extend internship by working remotely part-time while attending classes for graduate degree

    Cons

    Large company and hard to reach out to different areas as an intern, delayed start date due to paperwork mishap which is more challenging to deal with in a short term contract

    Advice to Management

    Work with managers to smooth hiring and onboarding process

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