MDS Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
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MDS CEO, President, MDS Nordion Steven M. (Steve) West
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  1. great

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at MDS full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good work experience and opportunity

    Cons

    no cons that i can think of

    Advice to Management

    na

  2. No direction caused company to fail

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director Global Marketing Communications in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Director Global Marketing Communications in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at MDS full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Lots of HR internal employee programs

    Cons

    Too much."big company" bureaucracy
    Upper management bought the previous company then wanted to change it completely then wondered why the company went downhill

    Advice to Management

    You had to sell the company so I guess you know what you needed to do

  3. Dream place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager

    I worked at MDS

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Well treated, a joy to go into work every day, friendly staff, like a big family. Great benefits and vacation time.

    Cons

    Some people are in positions because they "know" someone and not that they are competent.

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  5. My experience at this company is very good, I work with an international team with many nationalities.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Support Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Customer Support Specialist in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at MDS part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Customer focused, providing customers the best opportunity to learn and to grow. I feel like coming home and I consider my colleagues as my family.

    Cons

    The company should offer training programs for staff members.

    Advice to Management

    Build trust with the staff and they will invest much more.

  6. Learn how to create a life that makes you happy, and create your own rules of success.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Project Assistant in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Contractor - Project Assistant in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    I have been working at MDS as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    MDS inspire everyone that one can achieve whatever one decides to do through personal achievements, by doing and accomplishing your goals!

    Cons

    We are updated about major changes at the latest and this can create a mess.

    Advice to Management

    The planning is sometime a mess and need to be reviewed

  7. good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at MDS as a contractor (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    people food location facilities management

    Cons

    work hours no other on really

    Advice to Management

    Work life balance

  8. good for long time stay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager, Sales and Marketing in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Manager, Sales and Marketing in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at MDS full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    less pressure, become powerful in the organization,

    Cons

    you will be in a comfort zone soon after 3 years and leaving them is difficult. No enough manpower, always overloaded. No professionalism.

    Advice to Management

    add some system and procedure to the company.

  9. Professional and balanced

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at MDS

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Professional and work life balance

    Cons

    Training needs to be improved

  10. Biting off more than they can chew

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MDS

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunities to prove yourself and grow

    Cons

    Politics; Resource-strapped upper management heavy organization

    Advice to Management

    Eliminate politics; get organized

  11. Good overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at MDS

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

    Pros

    Smart people, good compensation, global business

    Cons

    Restructuring and shutting down of Toronto HQ

    Advice to Management

    None

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