PSS World Medical Reviews

Updated June 9, 2014
Updated June 9, 2014
30 Reviews

3.6
30 Reviews
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PSS World Medical President, CEO, and Director Gary A. Corless
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  1.  

    PSS World Medical is an awful place to work.

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    Former Employee - Pick Pack  in  Rogers, MN
    Former Employee - Pick Pack in Rogers, MN

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

    Pros

    Vacation time and benefits within your first year

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay, no bonuses, no growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training for management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Favoritism is rampant

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    Former Employee - Collections  in  Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Collections in Orlando, FL

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

    Pros

    Not one thing, you will regret it.

    Cons

    Poor pay, favoritism, Incompetent management and HR, gossip mill, everyone sleeps with everyone, It's a joke.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good thing McKesson bought you out

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    This is a company that looks at its employees as a number and not a person

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    Former Employee - Territory Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Representative

    I worked at PSS World Medical

    Pros

    made good money (100% commission)
    good benefits

    Cons

    Upper management is horrible
    poor communication within company
    not family friendly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stay where you are.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Indifferent

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    Former Employee - Support Specialist
    Former Employee - Support Specialist

    I worked at PSS World Medical

    Pros

    PSS as a company cares about its employees
    Yearly Bonuses

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    PSS Worldwide Medical

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PSS World Medical

    Pros

    The company has nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Their systems are challenging for sales staff and customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend time working in the daily operations to become knowledgeable of areas for improvement.

  7.  

    Good experience overall.

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    Former Employee - Account Manager  in  Anchorage, AK
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Anchorage, AK

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Average Pay and Benefits

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    Former Employee - IT Manager  in  Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at PSS World Medical full-time

    Pros

    The 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.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and slow processes. outdated practices and leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust and invest in your people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company bad situation

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

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

    Pros

    A lot of freedom as a Sales Rep, great culutre

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't just hire rookie reps where there isn't much chance for growth

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Past its prime.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

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

    Pros

    Unique culture, some great people.

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Diversify - 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.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Not too bad

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PSS World Medical

    Pros

    Supportive staff, good products and resources

    Cons

    Lack of sales organization, structure needs to be reinforced

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