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CareFusion Reviews

Updated April 18, 2017
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  • work life balance was not great, young company taking lumps on standing up processes (in 30 reviews)

  • Upper management only promote like minded people (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CareFusion full-time

    Pros

    The money was very good

    Cons

    worst experience of my life

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees better


  2. "Good Name, too big"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareFusion full-time

    Pros

    good company name to live off

    Cons

    too big so you get lost in the company


  3. "Very stressful work environment, often standing in one spot for 8 hours"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareFusion full-time

    Pros

    Overtime made pay nice when available

    Cons

    Long day, often standing in one place


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  5. "Great company to work for until they decide to outsource and sell to BD. A lot of good people were let go."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work - life - balance. Worked with a great group of people which felt like family. Everyone took a lot of pride in what they did as a team.

    Cons

    It was extremely disappointing when CFN decided to outsource to sell to BD. A lot of good people lost their jobs.


  6. "Manager Quality"

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    Former Employee - Quality Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Quality Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great career and learning growth with cross functional opportunities.

    Cons

    Slow decision making due to being acquired by BD.

    Advice to Management

    Retention, retention, retention...


  7. "engineer"

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    Current Employee - Business Analytics in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Business Analytics in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CareFusion (More than a year)

    Pros

    good environment good people good food

    Cons

    nothing bad for me


  8. Helpful (3)

    "Run Hard- Terrible Micromanaging Working Environment /Empty Promises/ Very Inexperienced n Deceptive Mgmt Practices"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reston, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reston, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CareFusion full-time

    Pros

    People at the working level are great with good intentions

    Cons

    Micromanagement, inefficient and extremely wasteful processes pushed on workers to protect inexperienced mgmt egos, rude managers that don't help but make things more complicated, training demands that are not relevant to job, absolutely no work life balance, protected inexperienced cliques in the office- no real team environment, very very high turnover- people leave frequently. The office is just over their heads with extremely poor leadership ....it's unfortunate. Very demanding n political clients

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to change n people that come in with great ideas. Leave egos at the door. Respect your people at all levels more. Kill the dog and pony shows put on for clients n employees- they see straight through it. Stop throwing your own worker bees under the bus. Hire more experienced management with people skills. Kill excessive and worthless meetings. Listen to people with the experience that you need. Align work with leadership promises (stop abusing commitments n good ideas just bc they were not initiated by you), employee strengths and what the employee is interested in. If leafership is going to be cheap n underresource projects, he needs to adjust expectations -kill the smoke n mirrors routine


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Walk around on this ice..."

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    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, some customers, company car (if job permits it), pay isn't bad (could be better) for the amount of hours worked

    Cons

    Management, no work life balance, over working the worker bee, having you work a position and not get paid for it

    Advice to Management

    You really need to look at the big picture. People are dropping like flies, lots of unnecessary lay offs which is putting your knowledge base at risk


  10. "Meh"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at CareFusion full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary and benefits, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Managers get promotions, non-managers get outsourced

    Advice to Management

    Hold on to your dedicated employees, they are the key to your success.


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Bad Manager = Bad Experience"

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    Former Employee - R&D in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - R&D in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at CareFusion full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great People. Helpful and competent.

    Cons

    Lack of exec leadership enables toxic managers to gain to much responsibility.

    Advice to Management

    Engage both ways. manage up as well as down. Listen and look for managers no one wants to work for.


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