Varian Medical Systems

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Cancer Treatment, Silo, Poor Management, Lack of Vision

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

ProsBe part of a company that fights cancer.
There are some great engineering minds that produces cancer treatment machines.
Many good and dedicated people (unfortunately not recognized at all).

ConsMany silos within department/group
Poor management
Lack of vision in corporate depart, doesn't align with BU
Unbalance work force
Poor communication
Old company = stuck in old ways

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed some new blood in the company. Improve hiring and review process, need to open their eyes and identify good people vs incompetency. Stop being complacent.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It has become increasingly worse as management problems have overwhelmed the workplace environment.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems


    Pros: Great people: very smart, capable and friendly. They are loathe… Cons: Terrible management at highest level. Regulatory compliance is not a priority, Everything… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your employees, especially those at the individual contributor level. You have… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Lots of good people, but many are stuck in their ways and upper management doesn't have your best interest at heart.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems


    Pros: Good People, interesting projects, freedom to do what you need… Cons: Feels like upper management just wants you to be standard.… Advice to Senior Management: There needs to be better communications across groups and departments.… More
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