Cardinal Health

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Cardinal Health Reviews

Updated October 22, 2014
Updated October 22, 2014
485 Reviews
3.2
485 Reviews
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Cardinal Health Chairman & CEO George S. Barrett
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance depends on your manager and their expectations (in 35 reviews)

  • Strong management team, very good benefits, excellent resources to do your job (in 42 reviews)


Cons
  • While encouraged, there will be times when work-life balance is not very balanced (in 22 reviews)

  • poor work-life balance, long hours, management is ever-changing, lots of turnover (in 18 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    It's the manager you work for or with that makes a difference in your work experience with Cardinal. Great co-workers, teammates. Career growth, benefits.

    Cons

    Not so much a con, however, make sure you network so that you and the value you bring are visible to the organization due to its size and scope.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talent/ Career development is encouraged, make sure all managers are doing this for all their direct reports.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    very good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time

    Pros

    good company to grow in / the benefits and great people to work with

    Cons

    the only thing is you have to work hard no time to play game stay on your toes long hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    they are ok.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cardinal Health Experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pharmacist
    Current Employee - Pharmacist

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Strong management team, very good benefits, excellent resources to do your job.

    Cons

    Employees working in the field seem to be separated from the corporate culture. By that I mean that communications, advancement opportunities, etc. are more targeted to those working in the corporate headquarters than those in the field.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    It really was a nice place to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Administrative in Denver, CO

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I feel that this company is doing great work, and was proud to work for them. I only left because a better career opportunity was offered to work in the field I really wanted to focus on.

    Cons

    I guess if it is a con for some people, there is a lot of walking involved in most positions because they have such a huge warehouse.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Same advise I would give to any manager, just ensure you are listening to the actual concerns that are brought to your attention.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great coworkers

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate II in Solon, OH
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate II in Solon, OH

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The coworkers are the best!
    Starting pay for night shift without experience is great! The benefits are a major plus!

    Cons

    Experience doesn't mean nothing 13yrs in a warehouse. U still start with the same pay as someone with no experience. I've worked for cardinal for almost 4yrs my raises have averaged to be about 2.50.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your experience people! How about a bonus for the warehouse worker and cost of living!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Dublin, OH
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Dublin, OH

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Healthcare Industry
    Excellent Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Sometimes it seems that mediocrity is rewarded

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Tiring.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Quality Systems Specialist in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Quality Systems Specialist in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Manufactured a great product that helped people.

    Cons

    Lack of overall management chaotic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit overly complicating things

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    etl developer / lead

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time

    Pros

    opportunity to learn is immense

    Cons

    un satisfactory mid level management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    na

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Cardinal Health is Is great for intro to medical devices

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Waukegan, IL
    Current Employee - Engineer in Waukegan, IL

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time

    Pros

    There is decent amount of paid time off given when first starting and the benefits are good. Most business functions have flexible hours to accommodate various schedules. Opportunity to work with a variety of product lines to gain experience.

    Cons

    There is a high turnover rate, unstable business units with constant reorganizations every few months. It is difficult for advancement and there is no focus on career growth/development. It's not a typical 8-5 job for marketing, sales, R&D, and quality units. There are several conference calls at nights to work with international teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to engage their employees to keep them motivated and excited to work for Cardinal Health.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Work to death

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    You work constantly without ever getting a break. Your commission is never right. Work just keeps getting piled on every day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start leaving your offices and get in the trenches. Actually talk to your employees and learn their names . You have no idea what is going on in the field

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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