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Current Intern - Advanced Surgical Tech in Boulder, CO
Current Intern - Advanced Surgical Tech in Boulder, CO

I have been working at Covidien as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

Management not afraid to spend money

Cons

Employees seem closed off relationally

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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Work is very rewarding and challenging

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Covidien

    Pros

    Employees are treated fairly and equally

    Cons

    Lack of mobility movement within the company

  2. 2 people found this helpful

    The Carlsbad respiratory division was the most untrustworthy and sordid organization I've ever worked at.

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    Former Contractor - Electrical Engineer in Carlsbad, CA
    Former Contractor - Electrical Engineer in Carlsbad, CA

    I worked at Covidien as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    The opportunities to learn from astute coworkers is definitely there, and the facility was nice. The place is secure.

    Cons

    The Carlsbad respiratory division is composed of the nastiest people you will ever meet or know. All they did was try to get other co-workers fired from their jobs by either filing inaccurate or misleading complaints (equivocations) or hopping on their co-workers' computer while they were away and writing nasty e-mails to the supervisors/managers under the disguise of their co-workers e-mail address. Just disgusting people. Also, they didn't follow their own ComplianceWire policies which they forced their employees to learn (and pass tests on). Instead, if anyone is caught adhering to corporate policy for safety through ComplianceWire, they were immediately fired.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop believing the equivocations of childish complaints by nefarious children manipulating the management into believing a false story, or misleading/deceiving the management in an attempt to get their co-workers fired, thinking it was funny. How about listening to both sides of the story? This is a case of the naive victims, the despicable co-workers, and the obtuse boss taken for a ride.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Disapproves of CEO
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