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"Good company. Challenging to work in satelite office"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - R and D Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - R and D Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good company culture and Family Friendly

Cons

Lack of incentive and drive with associates
Not very challenging work
Lack of organizational system to promote peopel

Advice to Management

N./A

Other Employee Reviews for W.L. Gore

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging at times yet rewarding"

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

    Pros

    Good work/life balance
    Techinical innovation and freedom to be creative
    Power of small teams and strong peer to peer community

    Cons

    Lack of communication between core teams and the actually people expected to do the heavy lifting?
    Better balance on compensation with same level contirbutos

    Advice to Management

    Listen more and actively do what you say you will. Be more visible and approachable with people on the front line and ones responsible for making finished products. Communicate updates more frequently.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "The Culture is a sales tactic and a weapon for those who lack leadership skill."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Device Operator in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Medical Device Operator in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The medical coverage is standard.
    The vacation time is standard.
    The shifts are easy to balance with home life.
    It is not back breaking work.

    Cons

    Pay is just above the poverty line.
    Do not plan on moving up in the company.
    The culture is a tool mainly used to harm others and climb the short ladder to the glass sealing.
    Office politics are what you will spend a third of your day dealing doing.
    Leadership is in a different boat thats bigger and nicer then Bills vision.
    Leadership

    Advice to Management

    Live the culture. Let people really use the culture. It is not a hammer to harm but a tool to help our boat stay afloat. Cut out the office politics and pay people better.

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