Linear Technology

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3 people found this helpful  

Middle of the road company to work for.

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Maint Tech in Camas, WA (US)
Former Employee - Maint Tech in Camas, WA (US)

I worked at Linear Technology full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Good pay is par to industry averg. Benefits are good. The profit sharing varies, but it is one of the best that I have seen.

Cons

Management is very difficult to work with. Lots of micro-management, and CYA. It seems like they are all weaving blankets to cover their butts. Will not listen to the front line people. No work/life balence skills what so ever. So jobs have very limited opportunity for advancement.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Empower the front line people, listen to what they say.

Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company if you value stability

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Linear Technology (more than an year)

    Pros

    Low pressure office atmosphere and always surrounded by very intelligent people. If you like a no no-BS kind of workspace then this is it. Attrition is also very low as they value their employees.

    Cons

    Seems to be perpetually stuck 10 years in the past when it comes it infrastructure and IT. They may make some of the highest performing analog ICs in the world but software and IT are definitely not up to snuff for a midsized company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Modernize internally. It will help productivity greatly.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    good work place for new grad.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Applications Eng in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Applications Eng in Milpitas, CA (US)

    I worked at Linear Technology full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    many experienced design engineer in the company. strong in technology and team spirit.

    Cons

    flat structure, little growth room for career path.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    time to change in a dynamic market. old principle worked 20 years ago may not work today.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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