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Hologic Overview

Marlborough, MA
5001 to 10000 employees
1985
Company - Public (HOLX)
Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Hologic is a diverse, dedicated, creative team that develops, markets and supports some of the most innovative and breakthrough diagnostic imaging systems and surgical products on the planet.

We offer a working environment that nurtures positive can-do ... Read more

Mission: Enabling healthier lives, everywhere, every day.

Company Updates

  • Meet Hologic's Chief Operating Officer, Eric Compton. He's been with the company since 2014 and is proud of how Hologic positively impacts people's lives every day. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQeTP

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  • Tom O’Neill, Division President, Surgical Solutions, tells us why he’s wearing white this month for #FibroidAwarenessMonth #WhyIWearWhite

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Hologic – Why Work For Us?


Create a Lasting Difference at Hologic

Guided by our ethos, The Science of Sure, we are a diverse team working together to develop products and technologies that minimize doubt and maximize confidence. Early detection. Improved diagnosis. Less-invasive treatment. These aspirations drive us to be disciplined and distinctly unified in our everyday efforts.

We are passionate about the work we do and impact we have on patients and healthcare professionals. We research relentlessly, design thoughtfully and listen carefully. We are unwavering and indomitable in our efforts.

We know that we have an opportunity to drastically improve lives. At all times, and in all circumstances, we aspire to be an ever-more dynamic fusion of who we already are. 

Working at Hologic puts you among the most talented professionals in the healthcare industry. Our employees come from a variety of professional backgrounds and are committed to perform at the very highest level. Our employees demonstrate in everything they do the ambition and expertise necessary to stay one step ahead.

Ambitious. Bold. Driven. If these attributes ring true for you, we want to speak with you.

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Begin a lasting legacy of success with Hologic

FSEs — A KEY REASON CUSTOMERS STAY WITH HOLOGIC

From the moment you begin our FSE Apprentice Training Program, you’re a full-time employee of Hologic, a global organization dedicated to helping healthcare professionals improve the certainty of their decisions, so patients can feel more secure in their diagnoses.

Sound simple? Not a chance. Our ability to advance this concept of “progressive certainty” rests on having a highly skilled and passionate workforce — people who decide to join Hologic for one simple reason. Our associates share a determination to improve products and services to ultimately bring long-term positive change to patients and healthcare professionals.

Customers sense this unified purpose; it’s why they choose Hologic. Yet when:

  • Their staff needs training on the MultiCare® Platinum stereotactic biopsy system...
  • They’re planning for the installation of a Selenia® Dimensions® 3D mammography system...
  • A SecurView diagnostic workstation needs repair...
  • Their Discovery™ bone densitometer requires calibration...
  • ImageChecker® CAD software is scheduled for updates...

You’re their hero. You are the reason they continue to make Hologic their preferred partner.

HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AS AN APPRENTICE — AND FULL-TIME FSE

Intensive, year-long training: You’ll undergo 12 months of rigorous training in the classroom, at customer sites around the country and on the factory floor. So expect to get a great deal of hands-on time honing your new skills in real-world situations.

Exposure to best-in-class products: As an apprentice, you’ll receive in-depth exposure to all Hologic breast and bone solutions — each considered best-in-class — including Selenia Dimensions, the first FDA-cleared only 3D mammography system clinically proven to find more invasive cancers and reduce recalls. Diverse responsibilities: From training and installation to repair and special projects, every day as a Hologic FSE brings new challenges and a wealth of rewards.

Development of universal job skills: You’ll develop such universal job skills as setting priorities, scheduling work activities, thinking analytically and solving problems on your feet — all in a high pressure, time-sensitive environment.

Extensive travel: Get ready to travel all over the country, where you’ll work directly in the field, interacting with customers and visiting great new places!

Full benefits from day one: You’re a full-time Hologic associate from the moment you enter the program, with full-time benefits: 3 weeks of paid vacation in the first year, 10 paid holidays a year, one week of personal or sick time, competitive compensation and much more.

Ongoing opportunities for advancement: We want you to stay with us. So expect many chances to continue your training, including a generous tuition reimbursement program.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUCCEED?

  • The desire to combine a passion for engineering with your love of all things mechanical.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to work directly with customers, along with a commitment to providing superior service.
  • A self-starter able to multi-task and work under pressure —with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to travel the country.
  • Minimum of an Associates Degree in electronics, computer science or related technical discipline.

TAKE THE NEXT STEP

As a growing global organization, Hologic has a long heritage of ground-breaking innovations that have enhanced — and saved — the lives of millions of people, here at home and around the world. Join us.

Learn more at hologic.com/careers/apprentice-program or contact apprentice@hologic.com to begin building your legacy of life-long success with Hologic.

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    Pros

    How logic has provided me a great work environment, incredibly smart and passionate people to work with, The resources I need to succeed, and the opportunity to blaze my own trail.

    I find the executive leadership team to be incredibly passionate, engaging, and inspiring.

    Cons

    While there has been a complete change in all leadership positions I find that some very tenured employees are naysayers which can slow productivity.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to maintain the unique culture and environment!

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Hologic Interviews

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    Interview? WHAT interview? I didn't even get a CHANCE.
    I knew someone who worked at Hologic, and they put in a good word for me with their boss. After being given the boss's contact into, I heard from this acquaintance that (supposedly) their boss was "definitely going to call me", that I "had a good background, I would definitely get hired, let alone an interview."
    ...Believe me, I'm not naive enough to believe that *blindly*, but this person absolutely *insisted* that their boss was going to call. Over a span of about 2 months, I sent a few e-mails to the boss with my resume and called & left a message once. I heard NOTHING back, despite my acquaintance's insistence that "he was definitely going to call". It's not the first time a company didn't do ANYTHING to contact me back, and I was getting tired of this little 'game', so I nearly gave up. My acquaintance gave me another person in HR to contact, who also knew me. She was very nice, gave me ANOTHER person to contact (some recruiter within the company), and again made false promises of phone calls and "If you don't hear from them, let me know!" I 'coincidentally' haven't seen this woman since, and (shocker) haven't heard from this contact person once.

    ...Look, I've had quite a few job interviews over the last 15 years or so, and about a hundred more companies that never once contacted me. To not be contacted ONCE (despite MANY attempts to reach SOMEone in the company) is not something that's new to me. However, you might want to mention to people within the company to not 'promise' prospective employees/interviewees anything if you have NO intention of even TRYING to contact them at least once. I know companies often get flooded with resumes, phone calls, and e-mails about jobs from hundreds of people, but those people ALL took time out of their day to contact them. If you ARE going to 'promise' something to someone and have NO intention of even giving them an interview (whether they're not qualified enough, or what have you), then at least take (literally) 60 seconds to send even a generic 'thanks, but no thanks' message. Sometimes a job interview can mean the WORLD to someone, and it's nice to at LEAST be shown a little respect as a fellow human being to let them try. ...Especially after some of the low-class behaviors I've heard Hologic employees doing ON THE JOB sometimes... (rude to other building employees, making a mess of public areas) it's insulting that THEY can get a full-time job there, and I can't even get a CHANCE to prove myself. Very disappointing.

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    • Didn't get ONE phone call/e-mail back - a 'no thanks' could have taken someone only 30 seconds, maybe even LESS.   Answer Question
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Hologic Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes 2016 America's Best Employes, Forbes, 2016
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015

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