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Pretty good if you are fortunate to be in a good team.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO

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

Pros

I have been fortunate to be in one of the teams that does not work the way cerner has worked traditionally. We work more like a startup , put less emphasis on the red tape and process and actually get a lot of work done. Unfortunately this isn't true for lot of other people that I know.

Some pros that I can think of top of my head.
1. Start up like culture.
2. Lot of room for growth.
3. Given lot of responsibilities early in my career.
4. Lean company.

Cons

Compensation is on the low end of the range compared to similar companies. Company does not value its employees and does not reward them well. I guess this flows from the top. Employees are just treated as resources which leads to lot of attrition.

A lot of good employees knowing that they can get better compensated/rewarded elsewhere will eventually leave after 3-5 years in the company. As a result the company ends up with mediocre employees which will lead to mediocre products that look and work like crap.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Employees are what drive the value of your company. Take good care and compensate them well. Hiring standards need to improve drastically , a bunch of behavioral questions is not going to tell who is a good engineer and who is not.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Operations Support Specialist

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    Current Employee - Operations Support Specialist in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Operations Support Specialist in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility. Option to change positions within the company.

    Cons

    Poor training for associates that change positions within the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more competitive with associates salary.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    System Engineer at Cerner Corp

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Kansas City, MO

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

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, enjoy working here

    Cons

    Work a lot, advancement criteria not specific

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    help your peons know how to advance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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