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Baxter Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
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3.1 401 reviews

73% Approve of the CEO

Baxter Chairman and CEO Robert L. Parkinson Jr.

Robert L. Parkinson Jr.

(184 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company is flexible with your work/ life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • Good benefits, decent salary, flexibility is good but can be better (in 27 reviews)


Cons
  • A lot of talk about "work/life balance" turns into a lot of *nothing* once you're in your job (in 17 reviews)

  • Rinse and repeat and you'll make it to senior management in no time (in 16 reviews)

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    Great company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsValues, quality is truly important

    ConsPoor raises last couple years

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive a reasonable raise!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very good people.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsValue driven work, for a value driven company!

    ConsI don't have any cons at the moment.

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    I had a terrific summer interning at Baxter Healthcare at the corporate office in Deerfield

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsOutstanding work environment, bred by a common purpose to fulfill Baxter Healthcare's motto of "doing work that matters".

    Employees are very open to connect and meet with new people

    Shining example of how a corporate setting should be

    ConsEasy to get lost in the shuffle given the amount of employees

    Advancement may be difficult given the amount of talented employees employed at Baxter

    Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain the work environment, it is what creates the best work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice to be able to help people

    Warehouse Mng (Former Employee) Waukegan, IL

    ProsHelping people in need and working with my management and co-workers

    ConsClosing down the Whr. they offered me the warehouse Mgr. position in Memphis, TN and Bolder, Co. I did not want to relocate.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCompany could use more incentives. Employees should be kept in the loop more about certain plans and changes. We should listen to more of there suggestions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent company to work for

    Senior Quality Engineer (Former Employee) Deerfield, IL

    ProsBest Place to work - relaxed work environment. Can work from home.

    Consnone that I could find.

    Advice to Senior Managementyou folks are the best.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great people, great company, doing great things.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsPeople, purpose (products made), company cares about its employees and customers.

    ConsSometimes things move slow due to their size.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Baxter’s reputation is built on the quality of its products. In one sentence I can say this company puts patient first.

    Quality Engineer (Current Employee) Asheville, NC

    ProsGreat atmosphere and plenty of interesting projects in the Medical field.

    ConsStressful work environment at times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good support from HR

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood salaries and benefits. HR support employees.

    ConsSome of the management don't care about employees just about themselves

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    a good run

    Territory Manager (Former Employee) San Antonio, TX

    Prosgreat company and was a good run until I got laid off.

    ConsBaxter is successful in spite of the management

    Advice to Senior Managementdo your job and stay out of the way

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    great company

    Human Resource Professional (Former Employee) Deerfield, IL

    Prosawesome people, wonderful products and great benefits

    Conscontinue to work on communication with employees

    Advice to Senior Managementcontinue to work on communication

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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