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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  South San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA

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

Pros

Holiday pay, monthly luncheon, Holiday celebrations, some of the employees and some of the supervisors are great to work with. Pay is pretty decent.

Cons

There is favoritism in most departments.
If they don't like you your life here will be very hard.
You are not given a lot of chances.
They can fire you without warning.
Most departments there is no moving up, even if there are I, II, III levels they all do the same jobs the title is only given after years of being here (unless you have a good manager who values the merits that an employee has shown).
Difficult to speak with management, they only want to hear that you admit you have done wrong.
Turn over rate has gone up.
Moral has gone down.
Inconsistencies on policies/procedures.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't just go with what your higher up is telling you, investigate first then figure out the next steps.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A challenging yet fun place to work

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at First Databank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company does important work to improve drug therapy across several different healthcare settings. The company is a leader in one of the hottest industries - healthcare information technology. The work can be intense and challenging, but very interesting, never boring. The company is poised to grow over the next several years and that means more opportunities.

    Cons

    From what I understand, there were problems with the senior-most executive a few years ago, but those problems quickly diminished when a new president came on board.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the positive energy and don't let the organization slide backwards. Keep it fun and challenging. Continue to listen to customers and employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very happy at FDB.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at First Databank full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility in my schedule. Talented people. The company does something positive for people and makes a huge difference in clinical decisions and patient care.

    Cons

    Lack of a formal training program for new and current employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve on-boarding process for new employees. Create more formal training programs for market and industry knowledge as well as product knowledge. Create bonus program.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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