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Bard Reviews

Updated April 17, 2018
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  • There is no work life balance and they are treating seniority staff very poorly (in 4 reviews)

  • Pay isn't great, upper management is very disconnected from employees, no or few Telecommuting options (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Engineering Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people, friendly environment, good work

    Cons

    Can get lonely, okay pay, location


  2. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Providence, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Providence, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, good work environment, cafe and gym

    Cons

    could use more vacation time and hours can be long at month end

    Advice to Management

    Now that BD acquired Bard, keep benefits, vacation and stock plan/Bonus the same. Rumor is BD will decrease these.

  3. "Great people, burnt out leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Queensbury, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Queensbury, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    + Employees a lot of people in the north country
    + Many of the people that work there are great and caring

    Cons

    + Leaders are overworked and stressed out

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your first level leaders and give them support


  4. "Sr. Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Bard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great multi-cultural environment that offers vast internship opportunities for college students and plenty of cross-training opportunities for non-degree administrative professionals.

    Cons

    Without a degree, no matter how many years of experience you have or have been with the company, you will never be offered the job title or salary of a degree person even if you are already doing the job.


  5. "Poor leadership"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bard full-time

    Pros

    Reps are good people. They deserve better than what the company is giving them. The training program is lengthy strong.

    Cons

    Lacking leadership on all levels. Comp plan is based on growth and not at dollar one. The transition to BD is not being communicated or handled well.


  6. "A good place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bard full-time

    Pros

    Good hours very face pace

    Cons

    Most of the employee are temps


  7. "TM"

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    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great comp and benefits. work life balance

    Cons

    Corporate structure and buy out

  8. "They underpay and overload - Save yourself!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tempe, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bard full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Career growth and development is great. Great people to work on a team.

    Cons

    Terrible pay, over worked and stressful all the time. Managers promises raise and never makes it happen - unprofessional climate!

    Advice to Management

    Please hear to your employees concerns! At least pay them fair market value what they deserve !!


  9. "Good entry level place to work"

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    Former Employee - Team Member I in Queensbury, NY
    Former Employee - Team Member I in Queensbury, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bard full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work expectations are clear. People are friendly. Decent pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Frequent mandatory overtime. Repetitive work can be health hazard (carpal tunnel syndrome).


  10. "Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Bard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Independence, products, brand name, research

    Cons

    Micromanagement, ethics, poor oversight, ethics

    Advice to Management

    No advice


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