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"Good benefits-disorganized company"

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Former Employee - Nanofabrication Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
Former Employee - Nanofabrication Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
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Approves of CEO

Pros

Pay is good. Benefits are excellent.

Cons

Company is disorganized. Information is not shared between groups. Some groups/people are doing redundant work.

Advice to Management

Get organized

Other Employee Reviews for Pacific Biosciences

  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Smaller company feel
    - For the most part, open door policy
    - Food provided (kitchens, sandwich bar, frozen foods, etc), but who knows how long this will last.
    - Upper management very communicative
    - Makes you feel like you actually matter

    Cons

    - As with any company that grows, more structure is necessary.
    - Forecast uncertain. Risk factor.
    - The commute can be rough

    Advice to Management

    - Don't lose the small company feel!
    - Don't work your people to where things stop being fun.
    - Lean manufacturing is an ok concept, but don't forget that the leaner you get, the more you can hurt yourself in the long run. You get what you pay for. Mfg more often than not seems to forget this truth.


  2. "Work Hard Play Hard"

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    Current Employee - Organizational Development in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Organizational Development in Austin, TX
    Recommends

    Pros

    Working on any start-up takes focus, excitement, and education.

    Cons

    Working out the bugs takes time.

    Advice to Management

    When you start a new business, plan , plan, and then put it writing.

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