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Great product portfolio with hyper-active management

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Life Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Innovative products Wide range of product portfolio which can cater to wide range of life science customers. Excellent brand equity

Cons

Hyper active management. Many times come out itch half cooked strategy and therefore seriously affects customer satisfaction. Also employees are almost always over stretched in guessing the direction in which company is heading. Also expectations are almost always unrealistic!

Advice to Management

Invest in innovative products development and launch only when it's really fully tested. Bit only as much a you can chew! Keep rewarding high performers, while be ready to invest in training & development. Be lot more patient!

Other Employee Reviews for Life Technologies

  1. Excellent organisation but practices not replicated locally

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head Sales & Marketing in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Head Sales & Marketing in Bangalore (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Life Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent product offerings & portfolio Global organisation & support Acceptability by labs

    Cons

    Very poorly managed locally Managing 'upwards' Over aggressive

    Advice to Management

    Give a career to the employees


  2. A lot of great people that are not treated with respect or provided with real work life balance.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Life Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salaries seem to be above average Working for a company that's actually making a difference

    Cons

    Very US centric. Company has no idea about doing business in other regions Management has no respect for their workers Penny pinching at the expense of employees Bad culture comes from the top down

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees with respect. Have a look at the culture from the legacy Applied Biosystems company and apply this to Lifetech.


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