Life Technologies
2.9 of 5 321 reviews
www.thermofisher.com Waltham, MA 5000+ Employees

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Conflicting message and actions from Managment

Manager (Current Employee)
Carlsbad, CA

ProsProud to be part of the products and services offered by the company because they impact the Life Sciences field in a very postive way.

ConsInternal message from upper management and the true actions of the management team are inconsistent and lack integrity at times.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on being compasionate and fair to the workforce. Ensure that external and internal messages are consistent with actual actions.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to learn corporate life

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Carlsbad, CA

    I worked at Life Technologies


    Pros: Good place to learn the basics of business, especially the GE model Lots of science and technology, even a non-scientist will get a basic understanding… Cons: Expected to work on cross functional teams (projects) in addition to your 40+ hour job Matrix environment so decisions are often… Advice to Senior Management: Hire managers that know how to make a decision, look at the pros and cons and then act. Spend more time empowering middle management and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Short-Term Mind Set, Constant Change and Poor Communication from Sr. Management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Carlsbad, CA

    I have been working at Life Technologies


    Pros: Many talented, dedicated employees. Cutting edge science. Cons: Poor communication from management. No vision. Short-term minded and numbers focused.… Advice to Senior Management: A company is only as good as its employees, especially those that are customer facing. VALUE your employees--they are your best assets. Invest in talent… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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