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Former Employee - Clinical Support  in  Boston, MA
Former Employee - Clinical Support in Boston, MA

I worked at GE Healthcare full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

they have the ability to recognize employees' contributions,
their benefit plans take good care of its employees
with the right management in place, they can move quickly to address issues brought to its attention
saving the company money and keeping the company in a leadership role

Cons

sometimes in shuffling management around, the contributions of the employees get "lost in the shuffle"
employees are not always encouraged to contribute their ideas and or opinions

Advice to ManagementAdvice

continue to listen to your employees they have your and the companies best interests at heart
keep lines of communication open

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    GE diagnostic imaging is a bastion of the old GE management style - do it, do it now, or will find someone else.

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    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager  in  Waukesha, WI
    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Waukesha, WI

    I worked at GE Healthcare full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    reach, respect of the competition, resume building, 401(k) match, experienced colleagues

    Cons

    quarterly results driven investments and strategies, management by intimidation, brutal hours, relatively high turnover

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    It's no longer the company I joined

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    Former Employee - IT  in  Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - IT in Milwaukee, WI

    I worked at GE Healthcare full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    leadership programs and training are probably the best in the world.
    There is work/life balance if you demand it and work hard for it - sounds funny but if you bust your butt and deliver beyond expectations your manager will let you come and go and work from home as you please.

    Cons

    People are unhappy - making the entire environment pretty depressing
    Because people are unhappy programs are constantly being pushed back due to lack of resources and cost cutting measures, when announcing programs getting pushed back the only response from management is to "make it hit the date or else"
    Health insurance got slashed to bones a few years back - $2500 yearly deductible for families.... why even pay the premiums if you are a healthy family?
    People who work hard get rewarded with more and more work, people who consistantly don't deliver get rewarded with being left alone to read novels at their desk until they get bored enough to either find another job or leave the company.
    Pay levels are horrible and if you request a salary comparison you will be waiting for a year+ to get the adjustment and then you have to wait another 18 months to get a yearly raise again which defeats the purpose of a salary compaison which should be for the purpose of just level setting.
    Constant mind games with top performers to try to drag more productivity out of them by giving them lower ratings to drive them to be better is not the way to drive top performers, top performers know they are great (or they wouldn't be top performers) so reflect that. Top people see right through mind games.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find excitement again! Challenge your employees and REWARD them (and not with more work)!! Go back to the Jack Welch days, slash the bottom 10% and use those salaries to reward your top performers or attract great talent. Drop the dead weight and bring back the fantastic, exciting company that GE Healthcare used to be!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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