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Good place to work but long hours

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Longmont, CO (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Longmont, CO (US)

I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Salary well above normal for job title

Cons

Long hours working with internationals

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Seagate Technology

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    Seagate working environment, in Seagate Science Park, Singapore

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    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Very flexible working hours environment, you could almost come to office at any time as long as you fulfill your responsibility.
    - Overtime work got support with food and taxi claim.
    - Very friendly working environment, no hierarchy in the management.
    - A lot of things to learn (if you want), from code development to Matlab, firmware ...
    - Good documentation in technical so that you can easy to learn by yourself if you are persistent enough.

    Cons

    - Sometimes too many failure and analysis process may prevent you from research and development and self development.
    - The pay is not just so so comparable to outside market.
    - Pay raise also very nominal, promotion while is quite slow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Good News, Bad News

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    Former Employee - BlackArmor Channel and Partner Management  in  Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - BlackArmor Channel and Partner Management in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I worked at Seagate Technology as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful talented individuals working constantly to overcome highly political division management to deliver for the outstanding executive team and company as a whole. Creative, professional teams and strong peer support make environment worth the headaches.

    Cons

    Meetings, meetings, meetings, and taboo subjects due to multiple acquisitions create a two-tiered culture. Productivity and profitability, particularly for Branded Solutions, is hiding the enormous potential. Habitual dismissal and de-hiring of top performers to protect status quo is costly and impactful to morale.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Executives awarding positions based on past performance excellence may want to consider domain expertise, particularly with regard to B2B vs B2C and software. While margins are ok, they are unnecessarily lean, and at risk with each release due to the lack of integration of division management in the tangible decisions being made each day "around" those executives to save product P&L.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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