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Strategic Global HR!

Human Resources (Current Employee) Santa Clara, CA (US)

ProsI studied HR Management before beginning my career at Applied. Unlike other organizations, the company focuses on driving strategic alignment and leveraging its talent to do so. There are so many areas to learn, develop, and make an impact within HR.

ConsApplied Materials is actively indergoing strategic change that is multifaceted. As a new employee, it can be overwhelming to learn the ropes while so many things are in transition.

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

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    It was a very successful Company

    Engineer (Former Employee) Santa Clara, CA (US)

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Well-seasoned Engineering teams. Good benefits. Lots of skilled employees. Ability to influence technical… Cons: Hidden decisions. Frequent and unjustified lay offs. Outsourcing the most… Advice to Senior Management: Evaluate the results of unsuccessful outsourcing. Retain all talented and the most professional… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Applied Materials is a great company (all things considered)!

    Engineer (Former Employee)

    I worked at Applied Materials full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Get to work in the state-of-art, high technology area of semiconductors processing. Well regarded and No.1… Cons: Cyclical business leading to work-force reduction every 2-3 years. Could be stressful or long hours,… Advice to Senior Management: Cut your spending (& save) during boom times, not during down times; May… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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