PSS World Medical
3.7 of 5 27 reviews
www.pssworldmedical.com Jacksonville, FL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Mar 31, 2014

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100% Approve of the CEO

PSS World Medical President, CEO, and Director Gary A. Corless

Gary A. Corless

(17 ratings)

78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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This is a company that looks at its employees as a number and not a person

Territory Sales Representative (Former Employee)

I worked at PSS World Medical

Prosmade good money (100% commission)
good benefits

ConsUpper management is horrible
poor communication within company
not family friendly

Advice to Senior Managementstay where you are.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Indifferent

Support Specialist (Former Employee)

I worked at PSS World Medical

ProsPSS as a company cares about its employees
Yearly Bonuses

ConsLack of communication
Management is more concerned about numbers, and less about how they get there
Moral within the dept was incredibly low

Advice to Senior ManagementLearn to work with your employees and actually try to relate to what is going on in the department instead of just ignoring it.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good experience overall.

Account Manager (Former Employee)
Anchorage, AK

I worked at PSS World Medical full-time for more than a year

ProsGood Sales Training...Support from corporate was wonderful.

ConsManager not trained to handle pioneering a territory, No support regional support once acquisition was completed.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Average Pay and Benefits

IT Manager (Former Employee)
Jacksonville, FL

I worked at PSS World Medical full-time

ProsThe employees are great and create a business family culture. The employee committees keep the fun and interest going. The also help keep management in line with what the employees need and want.

ConsBureaucracy and slow processes. outdated practices and leadership

Advice to Senior ManagementTrust and invest in your people

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company bad situation

Sales Representative (Current Employee)

I have been working at PSS World Medical full-time for more than a year

ProsA lot of freedom as a Sales Rep, great culutre

ConsNo expense, no car, got purchased by McKesson before my first year was over

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't just hire rookie reps where there isn't much chance for growth

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Past its prime.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Jacksonville, FL

I worked at PSS World Medical full-time for more than 5 years

ProsUnique culture, some great people.

ConsLack of clear career pathing/opportunities, salary below industry average.

Advice to Senior ManagementDiversify - most of the executive management team have only worked at PSS their entire careers, which leads to a culture of "yes-men" and lack of fresh ideas.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not too bad

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at PSS World Medical

ProsSupportive staff, good products and resources

ConsLack of sales organization, structure needs to be reinforced

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Great Company That takes care of there own

Pick/Pack (Former Employee)
Louisville, KY

I worked at PSS World Medical full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat environment to work in. The company goes above and beyond to make you feel like one of there own. Many great Perks.

ConsSome Favoritism is shown from the Management, which can be a bummer if your not the most like guy in the place. and since you dont leave until the work is done means alot of long hours.

Advice to Senior Managementalot of things go on in warehouse that a "Blind Eye" gets turned away from. you need to dig into things a bit and clean house.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The culture is gone

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at PSS World Medical

ProsVery family driven. Good opportunities in the right field. Co-workers are very casual and get along well.

ConsNo room for advancement. The enviornment and culture has changed. Upper management doesn't reveal major changes in the company until it is public. Not rewarding for your acomplishments. The pay is poor based on the time and effort put in.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more open and let the employees know current aquisitioins and events. Be available for conversation and growth for employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Employer of Choice ?

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at PSS World Medical

ProsPSS has good market share and is a solvent and stable corp. There is a small amount of turnover in general.

Consalthough there is a small amount of turnover and the company is constantly performing well employees are made to feel like thier jobs are constantly in jeapordy. They run programs to "save 300 jobs" with the emplyees and then tell the investors we are spot on. Typical hypocritical corprate stuff. they like to tell you they care about you and thats why they want you to save them money.

Advice to Senior Managementdont become too big to be agile. Our ability to adapt and overcome situations makes us the distributer of choice. When we limit our selves by installing things like roadnet. we cannot service the customer in certain situations without penalizing the drivers. Touting it as the system ups usses does not hold much water since UPS used it decided it diddnt work and got rid of it at a loss. Shop PSS select items better for quality. Customer satisfaction is at stake.

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