Baxter Reviews

Updated September 26, 2014
Updated September 26, 2014
441 Reviews
3.3
441 Reviews
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Baxter Chairman and CEO Robert L. Parkinson Jr.
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202 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company is flexible with your work/ life balance (in 22 reviews)

  • Good benefits, decent salary, flexibility is good but can be better (in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • Reluctant to change with the times (technology), work life balance is a struggle (in 20 reviews)

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

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Baxter

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    Former Employee - Data Coordinator  in  Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Data Coordinator in Deerfield, IL

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

    Pros

    Great Company had good benefits great people

    Cons

    Limited advancement in my department

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    Recent employee

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Thousand Oaks, CA

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

    Pros

    Mostly full time employee worldwide

    Cons

    Too scattered campuses around the nation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Baxter

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baxter

    Pros

    General stock and job stability

    Cons

    Technology and infrastructure is behind.

    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Great experience, great company, currently passing through lots of changes

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    Current Employee - Director  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Baxter full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great product line, great products, solid financial position, opportunity to grow over time

    Cons

    Company will be split in 2 next year, there is pressure to become even more competitive in fundamental aspects i.e. financial performance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't let the political situation coming from a split to take too much of your attention

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Marketing Manager

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager  in  Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Deerfield, IL

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

    Pros

    People are very professional, smart, and friendly. "Willing to help each other" type of work culture. Constant training opportunity.

    Cons

    Kind of political work environment. If you are more quiet, you might not have good oppotunity for career advancement. Company wants "rising stars".

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great training ground into healthcare

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Houston, TX

    I worked at Baxter full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent leadership throughout the organization

    Cons

    Overall pay is probably at or possibly below industry average

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to recruit next level leadership and management candidates into the organizatoin

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Worthwhile

    Former Employee - Intern  in  Round Lake, IL
    Former Employee - Intern in Round Lake, IL

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

    Pros

    Good, helpful people. Was given a pretty good project to work on as an engineering intern

    Cons

    Lots of commotion and drama in the company due to new management style

    Recommends
  9.  

    Awesome

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    Current Employee - Intern  in  Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Intern in Thousand Oaks, CA

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

    Pros

    I love this company it does everything possible and good workplace for everything.

    Cons

    No problems at all just need more hours or something else that would help me get more money.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Quality intern

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    Former Employee - Quality Intern  in  Round Lake, IL
    Former Employee - Quality Intern in Round Lake, IL

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

    Pros

    Diverse groups of people.
    Nice people.

    Cons

    over worked and underpaid in manufacturing environment.
    Takes a while to move up the ranks.
    They stick the intern on tasks no one wants to do but are necessary to keep the plant going.

  11.  

    Reliable company

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    Current Employee - Quality Associate  in  Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Quality Associate in Deerfield, IL

    I have been working at Baxter full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -good job security
    -good benefits
    -great brand recognition

    Cons

    -chances for advancement are not good
    -work can be too simple
    -working schedules are not flexible enough

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    there needs to be more career development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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