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Updated Jun 10, 2014

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3.0 33 reviews

64% Approve of the CEO

FormFactor CEO and Director Thomas (Tom) St. Dennis

Thomas (Tom) St. Dennis

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36% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    good technology company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Proscoworkers are very knowledgeable as they are mainly from big companies such as IBM, WD, Applied materials.

    Conshave been losing money and the morale is low

    Advice to Senior Managementexplore new business to stay profitability

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work if you don't want to commute to SF or SJ.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCompetitive Salaries and excellent work environment

    ConsNot a place for people who don't take much initiative in their work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Productive, lot of responsibility

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood manager at FFI. among other thigns

    Consdifficult team, among other things

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood People and some managers are good

    ConsToo many lay offs. No security

    Advice to Senior ManagementThin upper management

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Easy, non-challenging work and frequent lay-offs.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsEasy job and flexible working hours.

    ConsFrequent lay-offs, high turnover rate, too many redundant managers. Inadequate bonus, no career prospect.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more sensitive and intelligent.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    FFI is great company with lot of potential but market dynamics affect FFI profusely

    Process Engineer (Former Employee) Livermore, CA (US)

    ProsNew cool technology to work with. Extensive matrix of technology including various inter-disciplinary work and technologies together.

    ConsUnstable environment with changing economy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good people, poor leadership

    Senior Financial Analyst (Former Employee) Livermore, CA (US)

    ProsGenerally good people, good location. A lot of talented employees who have gone on to better places and more career growth

    ConsManagement over the years did not adjust to changes in market. Company is just floating along burning cash. Needs to be both the market leader AND make a profit.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake the hard changes and thin out sr. management

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Vice President Engineering (Former Employee) Livermore, CA (US)

    ProsHi Technology Company. A lot of hard working people, and in general do have a good team spirit

    ConsThe company has been losing money for almost 5 years.
    There has been many layoffs, and the morale is low

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to fing a way to improve the morale, otherwise the non voluntary attrition will hurt really soon.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Overview

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood and motivated work circumstancs

    ConsHard to make a decision

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    A roller coaster ride.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSome people are really smart and fun to work with.

    ConsMany management folks don't understand what they are managing.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of more Directors and Senior Directors and VP and the SVP

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