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Updated August 16, 2017
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Shuichi Takayama
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Pros
  • flexible working hours, relatively good benefits (in 4 reviews)

  • They have some very talented and friendly staff (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-Life Balance nicht immer m (in 5 reviews)

  • I reported this to senior management and also cited this when I left (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Olympus full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good working context, and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Seldom autonomy for employees there

    Advice to Management

    Give more power to employees


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Olympus"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Breinigsville, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Breinigsville, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Olympus full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salary only reason to work there

    Cons

    Not sleeping with or related to any one.

    Advice to Management

    Get your act together

  3. "Growing company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Olympus full-time

    Pros

    High caliber vision and mission and goals. Focused on growing leadership and beginning to offer more flexibility for employees.

    Cons

    Like anywhere, change can be a difficult process.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Olympus part-time

    Pros

    i politely decline to comment on this section

    Cons

    no upward movement, too much paperwork only used for report processing

    Advice to Management

    reduce micromanagement, reduce


  5. "Endoscope technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Olympus full-time

    Pros

    It's stable company.Mostly Asians work there.

    Cons

    It will be nice if salary is more competitive.


  6. "ENT TM"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Video platform and video imaging

    Cons

    Product back orders are the biggest part of the job. Most of the time is spent preventing users from switiching to a competitive product, not selling.

    Advice to Management

    Understand the business


  7. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive salary and great employees

    Cons

    Need more support for sales and marketing

  8. "OK"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Olympus full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Provided a good opportunity to learn and grow. Allowed employees some degree of self determination.

    Cons

    A lot of compliance issues. Trending toward becoming more corporate/politcal.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on employees and customers. If you value your relationships and work to make them great, you will be great.


  9. "Chief engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Olympus full-time

    Pros

    I think the company offer
    - very good work life balance.
    - very good co-workers relationship.
    - not bad salary.
    - good employee benefits such as child support and housing support.

    Cons

    I think the company cannot offer
    - high salary.
    - very challenging working environment.
    - good company bland.
    - good woking location.
    - flexible working style.

    Advice to Management

    I worked for 5 years for this company.
    I really appreciate management to provide a lot of support.
    So, I do not have any more comments to management.


  10. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    nice colleagues and a great place to work

    Cons

    limited upward mobility and no stock plan

    Advice to Management

    stock plan


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