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Great place to work

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN

I have been working at St. Jude Medical

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Proactive initiative of employees is supported by St. Jude Medical's management. Although the company is a Fortune 500 company, bureaucracy is very little. This and the companies culture creates a great and supportive work environment.

Cons

St. Jude does not have a formalized Leadership Development Program as other Fortune 500 companies. Employers are more responsible to develop their leadership development together with their managers.

Advice to Management

St. Jude Medicals leadership is doing a fantastic job to strategically position the company well in times when competitors have to adjust their strategies.

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  1. Good opportunities to make an impact, but the organizational capabilities are lacking

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    • Career Opportunities
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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Saint Paul, MN

    I have been working at St. Jude Medical

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Company is still small enough for quick decision making and has room to make a positive impact. Work is meaningful, and the majority of the people working there are friendly and nice.

    Cons

    Organizational structure itself creates frictions hindering growth and efficiency; lack of communication of direction from the senior management, lack of alignment, transparency, and accountability; not a data-driven culture

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with employees to make sure the vision and priorities and understood; build discipline in decision making and execution; open to different opinions and improvements.


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    GRINDING

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in Little Canada, MN
    Former Employee - Marketing in Little Canada, MN

    I worked at St. Jude Medical

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, good start for medical device industry

    Cons

    Notorious for overwork, lack of communication, telling stockholders they will grow EPS more than 15% annually, yet are so cheap with equipment, raises, etc. The AF Division is so bad that recruiters don't want to send candidates there.


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