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Application Engineer at Wells Fargo
in Charlotte, NC

What do you like about working at Wells Fargo?

"They openly facilitate transfers within the company. There is plenty of room for advancement."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Show excitement for the job if that's what you are looking for. The pay/bonus can be good, but the environment is very old mainframe corporation feeling."

What don't you like about working at Wells Fargo?

"There is a lot of resistance to change. There is also a lot of dead weight/people who aren't qualified for their jobs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Cut way back on dead weight. There are way too many levels of hierarchy."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Application Engineer at FLIR
in New Madrid, MO

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"Amazing place to learn and start a career"

What do you like about working at FLIR?

"Worldwide experience, great atmosphere and high-tech company. Good place to be if you want a life-long job."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This is a company with a great atmosphere, if you are looking for a nice engineering company, this is your place."

What don't you like about working at FLIR?

"Not many chances to keep growing. It is an R&D section of the company whith young bosses and stuck in its good position... No risk, no glory."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Friendly atmosphere. Make sure all your employees are happy with a long-term growing plan."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at Empirical Education
in Palo Alto, CA

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"Collaboration on projects was not handled well. Equipment was old."

What do you like about working at Empirical Education?

"The people I worked for were very nice and dedicated to their jobs."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The work they do there is important, but they are low budget and your work environment and compensation will reflect that."

What don't you like about working at Empirical Education?

"They're a small company with limited funding so we were given old, outdated equipment and we only got to use free versions of most software and salaries were far below average."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I think they did a good job for a small company. I did enjoy my time their, but unfortunately in small companies, when funding gets cut, people like me get laid off."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Application Engineer at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
in San Francisco, CA

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"The place was an awesome place to work and was loyal for 12 years"

What do you like about working at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman?

"The opportunities I had potential to obtain was what I liked in the company."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I have no tips for interviewing in this company. Like most companies, they're dymanic."

What don't you like about working at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman?

"Politics, the same with most companies. But as a soldier, you just follow your orders."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I have no suggestions to management. They manage, I follow."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Application Engineer at Radian Research
in Lafayette, IN

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"Very good industry and great customers"

What do you like about working at Radian Research?

"I enjoyed my projects, the people I worked with, and the customers I regularly interfaced with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be open to taking on many different action items - a small company means wearing many hats, which can be very rewarding"

What don't you like about working at Radian Research?

"Instability in sales growth; lack of internal communication - needs more direct interaction with management"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The company needs to promote the open door policy greater"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at McKinstry
in Seattle, WA

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"Outstanding...right up until they laid me off!"

What do you like about working at McKinstry?

"I liked it very much int he beginning. The work was always interesting and always changing. This let me learn a lot and never get bored."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't. Seriously, don't go there. They used to be a great company with thier eyes cast wide and moving forward. Now they are have put all their eggs into one basket and the basket is being crushed. The company is just too unstable to recommend."

What don't you like about working at McKinstry?

"LAID OFF! The company is focusing everything on the energy sector and literally dumping huge pile of money into (ironically) unsustainable solutions and processes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"When will the energy division every pay for itself This division has a tremendous amount of overheard will very little return. The decision making and infighting within that division is deplorable and barbaric. How can you not see that is is tear the company apart"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at Cadence Design Systems
in San Jose, CA

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"Good company, good boss, do not like the job contents."

What do you like about working at Cadence Design Systems?

"Management, company culture. Compensation is good, leave you a lot of room for you to do your job."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Not sure about other position, but to be an AE, you have to like to deal with people more than dealing with technical problems."

What don't you like about working at Cadence Design Systems?

"Do not like being in support role, to much administrative work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep it up, they are doing a very good job."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Application Engineer at Encelium
in Teaneck, NJ

What do you like about working at Encelium?

"I like the fact that I can choose to have flexible work hours"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Have a background in controls and commissioning. Experience in traveling is an asset."

What don't you like about working at Encelium?

"I do not like the fact that there is not much opportunity for growth"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I believe that management should provide more challenging projects and promote advancement."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at Axel Johnson
in Vernon Hills, IL

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"My experience was positive with much learning."

What do you like about working at Axel Johnson?

"The challenges of the daily work and trying to get the application engineering group trained and up to speed in the complete line of products the company offered."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself and try to ask as many questions as possible to get to know the company well."

What don't you like about working at Axel Johnson?

"I was not long enough to find out things I did not like about the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"During my stay with the company I thought that the management team made the right choices and decisions."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at Yamazaki Mazak
in Gardena, CA

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"The best company I worked for. Too bad I have to leave because of family reasons."

What do you like about working at Yamazaki Mazak?

"My Co-workers, the new technology and meeting new customers every week."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You're lucky if you get the job so if you are ok with traveling and got the job, don't let it go!! It's gonna be the best career choice you will ever make!!"

What don't you like about working at Yamazaki Mazak?

"All is good! Everybody is friendly. Maybe just the traveling part because of my family."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"No suggestion for me, it's perfect! A very good general manager and application manager!"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at Analog Devices
in Norwood, MA

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"I started as an assembler working my way up to an electrical engineer."

What do you like about working at Analog Devices?

"The ability to work independently and use my own creative ideas to complete projects."

What don't you like about working at Analog Devices?

"I don't like spending time in meetings constantly updating projects which takes away valuable time from completing the project."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Application Engineer at Brankamp
in Cambridge, MA

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"new sensor tech fascinating. Strong relationships with the customers a must."

What do you like about working at Brankamp?

"Very demanding with prioritizing work scedule. Working with new technology. Building customer relationships."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Excellent experience for career starters. Traveling is too hard on personnal and child relationships. I would show a strong emphasis on the importance of building healthy customer relationships"

What don't you like about working at Brankamp?

"My job was eliminated. Traveling while having two children caused distant relationships with them."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Create a more diversified customer base as related to thier suppliers. in other words, having 80% customers related to the automotive industry leaves the company too vulnerable to that one industry."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at Crestron Electronics
in Cypress, CA

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"First rate support, low to mid pay, narrow minded bias"

What do you like about working at Crestron Electronics?

"Excellent products overall, quality people overall, world class support and knowledge sharing."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Tough interviewers will test and challenge your ability to remain cool and calm under fire. Your interview will test this completely be prepared for the unexpected."

What don't you like about working at Crestron Electronics?

"Company makes some inferior products, not allowed to be critical or honest about it. Anti-diversity culture, with narrow focus on conformist approach and being overly controlling."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Realize that some products could use improvement, accept and acknowledge criticism as it is given by those who have invested and care about the result. Realize that diversity is an asset and not a liability."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at Arrow Electronics
in Orlando, FL

What do you like about working at Arrow Electronics?

"I liked the quality of work and working with my co-workers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The work is good and the co-workers are great, but do not expect management support."

What don't you like about working at Arrow Electronics?

"Management philosophy and how they reacted to customers and employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest management take the time to understand their products."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Engineer at Invensys

What do you like about working at Invensys?

"Type of work and flexibilty to work indifferent areas. Always plenty of work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Patientence needed for them getting back to you, could take weeks of waiting to hear back."

What don't you like about working at Invensys?

"sometimes weeks of 60-80 hours are needed, Company needs to have a better support for stress,"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management should listen more to the lower engineering people. Poll all the good ideas for project orginization, and listen to customer more."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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