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Reviews for KLA-Tencor

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.31
Support from management
3.38
Teamwork
3.81
Freedom to work independently
3.38
Internal Communication
3.19
Office / Work Environment
3.73
Environmental Friendliness
3.73
Work-Life Balance
2.81
Challenging Work
4.08
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

Career factor

Gender Equality
3.80
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.69
Career Development
3.38
Overall compensation for your work
3.50
Company Image
3.50
Job Security
3.06
Handicapped Accessibility
3.71
Workplace Safety
4.13
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 7 of 16 reviews Parking in 10 of 16 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 1 of 16 reviews Stock or equity options in 3 of 16 reviews 401(k) in 10 of 16 reviews Onsite daycare facility in 1 of 16 reviews No reimbursed daycare Ability to work remotely in 4 of 16 reviews Desirable office location in 3 of 16 reviews Tuition assistance in 7 of 16 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 3 of 16 reviews 401(k) Match in 7 of 16 reviews Flexible spending account in 6 of 16 reviews Paid time off in 8 of 16 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 8 of 16 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 6 of 16 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 10 of 16 reviews Free (company provided) Meals in 3 of 16 reviews Health and wellness programs in 8 of 16 reviews Employee discounts in 5 of 16 reviews Vehicle allowance in 3 of 16 reviews Employee events in 7 of 16 reviews No dogs allowed Fitness center on site in 6 of 16 reviews Free Snacks/Drinks in 2 of 16 reviews
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Suggestions for improvement

  • Company needs to become less bureaucratic and let employees make decisions.

What I like about the company

Good opportunity for advancement.

What I dislike about the company

The company does not support a good work/life balance. Employees are expected to work long and hard.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • City
    Milpitas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
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  • 01.Jan 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More employee bonding other than luncheon events. Maybe more team bonding

What I like about the company

Great people, fun events. You really feel taken care of

What I dislike about the company

Sometimes its hard to work with other employees and adapt to their ways

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered Stock or equity options is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • City
    Milpitas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Temporary

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 13.Dec 2017
  • Employee

Support from management

Puppets- No backbone because of the good pay. They soeak up, there fired.

Teamwork

fellow Field Engineers help each other

Freedom to work independently

that's the job

Internal Communication

They (MNGT) can't handle the truth

Attitude towards older colleagues

After 50 your out!

Work-Life Balance

not enough employees Burning out workers!

Job Security

good employees get let go if you disagree with you MGR

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
2.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered
  • Company
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • City
    Milpitas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Temporary
  • Department
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

Vehicle allowance is offered Employee events is offered
  • 04.Dec 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More people to work here, don't have much

What I like about the company

Lots of communication going on, lots of group work, has a nice cafeteria, has nice people

What I dislike about the company

Can't think of anything I don't like, everything seems fine

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered
  • Company
    KLA Tencor Global Customer Center
  • City
    Bethlehem
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Vehicle allowance is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered
  • 20.Apr 2016
  • Employee

Overall compensation for your work

Considering the job is entry level the pay is decent at lest compared to companies like McDonalds

Office / Work Environment

The job is a 24/7 365 days a year. Lousy shift times no days off (you will work ALL holidays) no weekends.

Work-Life Balance

The job is a 24/7 365 days a year. Lousy shift times no days off (you will work ALL holidays) no weekends.

Job Security

You are a subcontractor your job has NO guaranties

Inclusive / Diverse

The people are very diverse however since you are a subcontractor good luck trying to get the company to listen to your suggestions

What I dislike about the company

YOU ARE A SUBCONTRACTOR

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    KLA Tencor Global Customer Center
  • City
    Rochester
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2015
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Logistics/materials management

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered
  • 20.Jan 2016
  • Employee

Support from management

Great support for issues and follow ups.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Additional education support

What I like about the company

Great supporting management

What I dislike about the company

Location

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Stock or equity options is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • City
    Milpitas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2013
  • Position
    Others
  • Department
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 22.Dec 2015
  • Employee

Company Culture

Who you know is more important than what you know

Support from management

Too political .lots of generals and not enough soldiers

Teamwork

Overall good people at the working level

Office / Work Environment

24 /7 /365.not many care about you

Suggestions for improvement

  • Too late

What I like about the company

Good low level people

What I dislike about the company

Managers who don't know what they doing or too political or don't care about anythign except.thier own careers

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • City
    Milpitas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    n/a
  • Position
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 15.Dec 2015
  • Employee

What I like about the company

Compensation was good.

What I dislike about the company

No job security.

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
2.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
2.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • City
    Milpitas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2006
  • Position
    Others
  • Department
    Marketing/product management

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee events is offered
  • 10.Dec 2015
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Keep older and experienced people.

What I like about the company

Large, stable company. There are opportunities for upward or lateral moves.

What I dislike about the company

Like all companies these days, they appear to prefer younger workforce, especially young foreign engineers.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • City
    Milpitas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    n/a
  • Position
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Vehicle allowance is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 12.Nov 2015
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • drop the division

What I like about the company

nothing

What I dislike about the company

not a winning division ,too much politics and analysis paralysis

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
  • City
    Milpitas
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    n/a
  • Position
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Fitness center on site is offered