St. Jude Medical

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Great work/life balance...if you want it

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA

I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

If you chose to, you can have great work life balance. Of course, this may compromise a bit on your growth or promotion.
Steady and reliable job.
Work is interesting and products are cool
Smart coworkers

Cons

Slow growth if you are not an attention grabber or a great talker but simply a quiet do-er
Too many meetings!
No bonuses or great perks

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Find ways to identify and give credit to people who are good performers but dont broadcast it well.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

348 Other Employee Reviews for St. Jude Medical (View Most Recent)

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    Great Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Intern - Intern in Saint Paul, MN

    I worked at St. Jude Medical as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    - Integrated new employees well
    - It's a company that's on the rise
    - Employees are very nice and helpful

    Cons

    - Big company and things can get done kind of slowly

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Things really changed with the current management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX

    I worked at St. Jude Medical full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There were a lot of really good people there.

    Cons

    After the 2011 Q4 layoffs and management change everything went down. It was all about the $$$ and nothing else at that point.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The employees make the company, treat them well, as you had previously, and it will pay for itself.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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