Ikaria Reviews

Updated March 25, 2015
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  1. Great Place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ikaria full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful people to work with and lovely environment

    Cons

    Sometimes hard to be heard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2. Too good to be true.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ikaria

    Pros

    Overtime and ok pay. Good product.

    Cons

    You will be treated like dirt if you are a contractor. Management has no clue of what is going on and will treat you like crap. You are a minnion. Do as you are told, keep your mouth shut or be gone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It wouldn't do any good. They wouldn't listen to it anyway and then you would be let go.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful

    Not an enjoyable place to work

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    Former Employee - Director in Hampton, NJ
    Former Employee - Director in Hampton, NJ

    I worked at Ikaria full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    High salaries because they cant get anyone without paying above average.

    Cons

    Management is clueless and politics make it a snakepit

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some talented senior management who have some ethics.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    Ikaria operational review

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ikaria

    Pros

    Dedicated employees who work well with one another

    Cons

    Micro management, poor communication and direction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    allow those you hire to perform the functions you hired them for

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Toxic environment.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Hampton, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Hampton, NJ

    I worked at Ikaria (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people for the most part

    Cons

    Revolving door. Little or no training from some 'managers' and I use the term loosely. Lots of subterfuge.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Bad Expericence, Over promise, under deliver! Lack of respect!

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    Former Employee - DA-Driver
    Former Employee - DA-Driver

    I worked at Ikaria full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice Pay, good benefits, stay in nice hotels, good meal allowance. Great co-workers.

    Cons

    MANAGEMENT not upfront about work expectations. Inadequate training in multiple areas, and demand to know the position that people who have been there over a decade aren't yet proficient in. Outdated technology and no support from immediate supervisor.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When you have good employees they should be respected and provided the tools and training to learn the job. Tell the truth about what the job entails, listen when you are being told that you are not getting the support that is needed to be able to learn the position. Understand that people learn at different paces and they should not be requiring you to rush through education when dealing with hazardous materials. Managers should know the positions also and not sit behind a desk ordering staff like they are in the military. A working manager is the best manager!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Great product and Co-workers, but a corporate management that has no idea what it is doing.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ikaria full-time

    Pros

    I enjoy working at a job knowing what I am doing every day is saving lives.

    Cons

    There is no planning or forward thinking. Priorities are set on a hourly basis. There is ZERO communication from the corporate offices, other then them inviting all of the corporate employees to ice cream socials, or giving the corporate employees days off for hard work, while the people actually making the company money are working weekends and holidays. However we are still copied on the e-mails. Those are the corporate priorities, meanwhile it has been over 10 months since we had any business related contact with the corporate offices. There are also more people involved in looking over the work of the people at the bottom then there are people working at the bottom.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start treating your non-corporate employees like they are people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. Employee

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ikaria full-time

    Pros

    Pay, people are talented and hard working

    Cons

    Micromanaged, not open to new thinking

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Work balance, but mostly the same challenges everyday

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Ikaria as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Office culture is very good with seasoned people around. Decent compensation.

    Cons

    Many pockets of poor leadership and lack of accountability exist

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Typical Corporate Coalmine

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ikaria full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Fair pay and plenty of over-time.

    Cons

    Job security is non-existent. If you want a job, this place will suit you fine. If you want a career, look elsewhere. From what I've seen, the average tenure of an employee is 2-6 years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Drivers are not technicians. Technicians are not drivers. You've created a labor system that, instead of providing redundancy, creates an environment that promotes mistakes. In a heavily FDA regulated work-culture, you've chosen to fortify your labor-redundancy with amateur labor. When a device fails on a patient, are you comfortable telling your customers that the last person who qualified the instrument was a truck-driver?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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