Mayo Clinic Reviews

Updated June 29, 2015
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Mayo Clinic President & CEO John H. Noseworthy
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Pros
  • Directors and supervisors encourage a strong work/life balance (in 15 reviews)

  • great benefits and looks out for employees (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • Working here helps you to have a great work-life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Slow decision making process - needs approval from so many committees (in 7 reviews)

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  1. World's Famous Place to Work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in Scottsdale, AZ

    I have been working at Mayo Clinic full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Upgrades, Pay, Health Care, Benefits........

    Cons

    Employees are not nice some times.


  2. Great place to work!

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research in Rochester, MN
    Former Employee - Research in Rochester, MN

    I worked at Mayo Clinic

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    In no particular order:

    -Great benefits (health/vision/dental/etc)
    -Good employee discounts within community
    -Professional and respectful atmosphere
    -Cultural diversity (which is honored and celebrated), with outstanding colleagues from all over the world
    -Beautiful buildings with great history
    -Patient comes first mentality is truly embraced here at all levels of the clinic and research
    -Location in Rochester, MN - a very pleasant / comfortable community to call home.

    Cons

    -Some preference to hire from within the organization first when looking outside for employees could bring in new talent/improvements


  3. Great place

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    Current Employee - Chemical Dependency Counselor
    Current Employee - Chemical Dependency Counselor

    I have been working at Mayo Clinic full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, staff is great

    Cons

    Long hours, pay could be better

    Advice to Management

    Don't overwork staff


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    Great place

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst Programmer in Rochester, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst Programmer in Rochester, MN

    I have been working at Mayo Clinic full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Rewarding work at a place that really does put the patient first. Great healthcare. Mayo does a great job of letting everyone on staff (whether in direct patient care or not) that they contribute to the mission.

    Cons

    Like anyplace, managers can make or break the job. Mayo has been built on a seniority system, so quick adoption or consensus is a challenge.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to challenge all staff. Keep up the good work of telling the story of Mayo Clinic and it's workers, but find a way to measure your managers better.


  6. Great Hospital

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CMA in Rochester, MN
    Former Employee - CMA in Rochester, MN

    I worked at Mayo Clinic

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fantastic company to work for. Cant beat the education and experience.

    Good benefits, could be a little bit better on the pay scale

    Cons

    Pay was less then what you worked for. Could be long hours, people you worked with werent always the best or nicest.


  7. Excellent

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Mayo Clinic

    Pros

    Good benefits the company had

    Cons

    I did not run into cons


  8. Mayo Clinic

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, MN

    I have been working at Mayo Clinic full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Patient-centered values, good work-life balance benefits.

    Cons

    Lack of support for professional development.


  9. mostly positive

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, MN

    I have been working at Mayo Clinic

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great on the resume and basically an organization of people that are easy to work with.

    Cons

    A flat organization with few opportunities for career growth. Compensation is average.


  10. Great workplace

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Mayo Clinic

    Pros

    Great healthcare, fair wages, good benefits

    Cons

    Scheduled raises only, poor work/life balance


  11. Well known

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Mayo Clinic

    Pros

    Prestiguous environment, able to do some very rare cases

    Cons

    Location, not the best location

    Advice to Management

    More/better parking



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