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Helpful (3)

Horrible

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

I have been working at Pacific Pulmonary Services full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

What pros? There are no pros to working here.

Cons

Horrible management, no work life balance. Management allowed to run amuck.

Other Employee Reviews for Pacific Pulmonary Services

  1. Helpful (1)

    Going out of business

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Bad industry and need to expand services and products

    Advice to Management

    Sell to a big company or add new products.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Four Words: myopic, draconian, provincial and impoverished

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Novato, CA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Novato, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pacific Pulmonary Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice location for Corporate HQ in Novato. Nice office space in HQ.

    Cons

    The four words I would use to describe Pacific Pulmonary’s culture are: myopic, draconian, provincial and impoverished. I estimate line and mid-management staff are paid 20-25% below the general labor market. Teams are stretched so thin that salaried people work 10-12 hours a day and rarely take vacations. Director level and above staff, however, appear to work eight hours a day. There is tremendous hypocrisy between what management requires of staff and how they themselves perform. IT infrastructure is outdated and help desk support is non-existent. There is no orientation program, no on boarding program and no one has any bandwidth to even take on those functions and roles informally. Everything is trial and error and hunt and peck learning. Management takes a command and control style approach to managing because they have nothing positive to offer staff to incentivize and motivate them, so they resort to more negative approaches to keep people at their desks and working. Friends and acquaintances that applied to and interviewed for positions there are not communicated with appropriately in the process. As one friend of mine said who interviewed there, “I was not impressed.” Also worth mentioning, there’s a revolving door (not a surprise), low morale (understatement) and the fact that people don’t really talk to each other at all.

    Advice to Management

    Get into 21st Century management practices. Open your eyes, ears, minds and hearts. If the business can't be saved then close it down with some compassion. If it is to be saved it is because you stopped treating your staff like assembly line workers in the 19th century and started treating them like the creative talented contributors so many of them are.


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