Brainlab Reviews

Updated August 4, 2015
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  1. lab analyst

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good place to work and live

    Cons

    no complaints about work and company


  2. Helpful (4)

    Nice Company Managed by Amateurs

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brainlab full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    nice environment, cool products, nice coworkers

    Cons

    bad salary, bad management, terrible HR

    Advice to Management

    1. spend more money to develop your employees. Just make them internal trainings is not enough. 2. HR should be responsible for the hirings, that is what it stands for. 3. raise paycheck. 4. Train your managers. Most of them are amateurs


  3. Product Support Engineer

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    Current Employee - Product Support Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Product Support Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brainlab full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There is good potential for growth within the company, if you are willing to put in a lot of effort working your way up from the field.

    Cons

    All R&D, product management and a bulk of crucial business activities are based solely out of the main office in Germany, all of the subsidiaries (US, Asia, South America, etc.) are really just for sales and service, which makes it difficult to enact improvements in products, workflows, and processes. The potential for career growth is only possible to a certain point, unless you are willing to relocate to Germany. The company promotes from within and as a result most management came from the field and have no previous management experience.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the big picture in mind and stop focusing on small details.


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  5. Great company, great people, lackluster management

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Chicago, IL
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    There is a great overall energy among the Brainlab family. People are passionate about what they do.

    Cons

    Management can be hard to work with. Lots of inconsistencies.


  6. Great Company; Bad Management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brainlab full-time

    Pros

    Brainlab sells amazing products. Most of the people are great and enjoyable to work with.

    Cons

    Some leaders in the organization need additional training on how to manage others. Seems to have high employee turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Select managers and leaders that will contribute to the overall success of the company.


  7. Great Company.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Brainlab full-time

    Pros

    Great Compensation Even greater benefits Great products

    Cons

    Since I do not want to offend anyone, there is no cons

    Advice to Management

    Love the good managers. Lots of good ones.


  8. Good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Reward Points and other benifits

    Cons

    Extensive travel but it is expected

    Advice to Management

    Cut down on politcs


  9. Helpful (1)

    Good entry-level experience to break into medical device industry

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Young company culture. Great product. You can really stand behind the product you are selling. Management, regardless of their division, usually support their team.

    Cons

    Disconnect between the office and people in the field. Low compensation compared to other device companies. They hire young, right out of undergrad to keep pay low. No room for growth or advancement. Quick turnover Lack of benefits/reimbursements

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunities for growth and movement.


  10. intense and overwhelming

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brainlab full-time

    Pros

    very chic technology that will endure

    Cons

    monstrous cold culture and poor training

    Advice to Management

    lighten up


  11. Young, fast-paced, and fun

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brainlab full-time

    Pros

    - Some of the kindest people I have ever met - A very young company. It is rare to see people over the age of 35 it seems. - A truly fun office environment, without feeling like everyone is just slacking off.

    Cons

    - A very young company. While it is usually a positive, it is difficult to rise through the ranks when you are one of 500 at the exact same age as yourself.



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