Applied Materials

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Applied Materials Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
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3.2 562 reviews

75% Approve of the CEO

Applied Materials CEO & President Gary Dickerson

Gary Dickerson

(77 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent compensation packages and work life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • Good benefits, decent location, free water from the water fountain (in 33 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance can be a challenge, depending on the job function (in 36 reviews)

  • The only way to get a promotion is to fake working long hours (in 25 reviews)

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    Great Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsWork Life balance and great culture

    ConsCyclical Industry is very challenging

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proswork life balance is good here

    Consno technical growth after certain limit

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company all the way!!!

    Network Security Engineer (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsGood Salary, Nice Place to work and etc...

    ConsNo Proper KT for learning technical things (there shouldn't be shadowing process)

    Advice to Senior ManagementCheck & take care of the Employee growth!!! Hike etc..

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Applied Materials Product

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsApplied has some of the best Semiconductor products

    ConsEmployee reduction is happening almost every year.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNA

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company not a better pay'er

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood work flexibility,no much work pressure

    ConsLess pay when compare to Other in market for Software Engineers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Ok to work at

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsWork life balance is good here. Salary is also ok here. Overall a good company if you want to settle down.

    ConsLimited career growth. Limited salary growth. You won't get much opportunity to design any new software. Mostly its maintenance and support work.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvolve equal participation or create an environment for equal opportunities.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Very nice work culture..

    Technical Lead (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood HR policies..Intelligent bosses, nice office, travel policy, opportunities

    Conssalary.. rewards are less. not many opportunities in India.

    Advice to Senior Managementreward the positive , energetic people

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent Company to work, the most secured place for Women

    Software Engineer III (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsMost transparent process and the most Ethical Company

    ConsDoesn't set great career path for employees to grow. You will get outdated, if you stay long with the company

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider Employees career growth

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work

    Applications Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood benefits for full time employees
    Smart and intelligent co-workers
    Advance technology

    ConsNot much opportunities for career growth
    Work life is not well balanced

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Leader in Semiconductor

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsTechnologically among top companies with innovation at the core.

    ConsNot good for software engineers.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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