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Good people, poor management

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Boulder, CO

ProsThere are a good number of bright people who get things done. Compensation is good, people are friendly.

ConsManagement is often disconnected from the actual processes that makes them money. Middle management is working exclusively on the next promotion, and isn't paying attention to actually doing their job.

Advice to Senior ManagementMoving things offshore - back onshore - out of house - in house - offshore - onshore... isn't a plan. Neither is panicking when you realize you're not going to hit your deadline.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    it is just okay to work

    Production Worker (Current Employee) Springfield, MA

    I have been working at Covidien full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: it is just a job and nothing else Cons: hard to move up to the ladder Advice to Senior Management: give chance to internal candidate No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good company; good employer; good work!

    Operations (Current Employee) Boulder, CO

    I have been working at Covidien full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Growing industry that rewards diligent work and delivering results The salary, bonuses and benefits are top… Cons: Work/life balance is my #1 challenge to avoid burn-out Constant change drives challenges in how we succeed in executing objectives Low tolerance for risk taking… Advice to Senior Management: Never forget that it takes people and a healthy organization… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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