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KLA Reviews

Updated 28 Jun 2019

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Found 712 reviews

3.7
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KLA CEO Rick Wallace
Rick Wallace
375 Ratings
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  • "Some positions do not have good work-life balance(in 57 reviews)

  • "Long hours when working on customer site, High salaries a disadvantage when being made redundant(in 20 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Life without KT"

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    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KLA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Large, well paying international company, reward staff with higher than average salaries, recognise talent where applicable Travel opportunities are abundant .

    Cons

    Long hours when working on customer site, High salaries a disadvantage when being made redundant

    Advice to Management

    Need to make sure their subordinates are aware of external certifications that are pertinent to the work they are doing and would be extremely useful if made redundant

    KLA2017-01-27
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Software Engineering"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relatively stable. OK working environment

    Cons

    Poor benefits, lack of growth and innovation in software engineering

    KLA2019-04-23
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KLA full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Interesting technical challenges and some smart people

    Cons

    Intensely political and frustratingly bureaucratic

    KLA2017-06-15
  4. "Use to be a great and caring company to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KLA

    Pros

    Highly Skilled work force, Leading edge technology!

    Cons

    Work Life balance not good!

    KLA2011-08-11
  5. "IT Specialist"

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    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible office hour is the best

    Cons

    Flat organizational and basic salary is not acceptable.

    KLA2019-06-29
  6. "Leading company as inspection on semiconductor"

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    Current Employee - Retrofit Engineer in Yokohama, Kanagawa
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open culture. International. average salary. leading company as inspection in Semiconductor.

    Cons

    A bit old style management.

    KLA2019-06-18
  7. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Twenty Four Parganas
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good workplace to work. Nice work culture

    Cons

    None as of now. Employer does not have any negative feedback

    KLA2019-06-17
  8. "Decent Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at KLA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very structured company and challenging problems to solve

    Cons

    Some manangers have no idea what's going on

    KLA2019-06-15
  9. "Good working environment"

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      Former Employee - Engineering Intern 

      I worked at KLA full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      -Reasonable hours -Management has good communication for interns

      Cons

      -More inter department communication needed

      KLA2019-06-04
    • "Worked here over 1+ year"

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      Former Employee - Customer Service Engineer in Taipei
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at KLA full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      - Great benefits, reimbursement and compensation system here. - Lots of online/onsite training courses. - Opportunity to business trip to global.

      Cons

      - Always in Fab, not office. - Fast-paced environment from customer's requirements. - Must consider well on your career path and further plan.

      Advice to Management

      It depends on what's type of your manager, but sometimes... only evil can treat to evil customer.

      KLA2019-06-03
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