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"solid, conservative"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Cruz, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Cruz, CA
No opinion of CEO

Pros

solid financials
low attrition
market leadership position (in NA and EU)
generally nice and friendly people
interesting technology and strategy

Cons

Moves slow: legacy products, culture, and processes make change very painful.
Little empowerment: many people involved in every decision
Very little career development, most management positions are recruited externally
Revolving door at the executive levels

Advice to Management

groom internal talent in all departments
empower your domain experts: Product Managers shouldn't be held up as the experts in everything.

Other Employee Reviews for Plantronics

  1. Helpful (1)

    "A compan"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Cruz, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Cruz, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    > Very strong financials; stock has doubled over the past few years
    > Excellent goals and performance system
    > Extremely well regarded brand among customers, channel partners, and investors
    > Rich heritage
    > High quality products that are changing where and how we work
    > Some brilliant minds (intellectually stimulating environment)
    > Highly esteemed CEO
    > Popular team building events

    Cons

    > As with many tech companies in the Bay Area, more is expected with way less, change happens frequently on many levels, and some of the systems need updating to keep up with the change.

    Advice to Management

    > Don't lose sight of what made this Santa Cruz based company so unique - its human-centered, often quirky, empathetic culture. Its why people love to work there.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "As a stepping stone for my career."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Cruz, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Cruz, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The people and the perks.

    Cons

    No opportunity for professional growth.

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