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Updated Oct 11, 2022

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Found 827 of over 923 reviews
4.0
62% Recommend to a Friend
90% Approve of CEO

Found 815 of over 923 reviews

4.0
62%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
Approve of CEO
Covidien Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Omar Ishrak (no image)
Omar Ishrak
72 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Most benefits good.(in 71 reviews)
  • "'Able to work with great people that are wanting to advance in their careers'(in 61 reviews)
  • "Good pay but you have to fight for it(in 37 reviews)
  • "There is a good work/life balance and the company has summer hours where you can work 40 hours a week M(in 23 reviews)
  • "company pays fairly good salary(in 22 reviews)
Cons
  • "Bad Management and totally mismanged(in 41 reviews)
  • "Getting a bad manager can ruin your entire career.(in 26 reviews)
  • "Bc there is no leadership and managed poorly they cut and restructure constantly.(in 21 reviews)
  • "existent, upper management has no clue to what the employees below are dealing with.(in 19 reviews)
  • "Several layoffs in the past and it seems to keep happening(in 15 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great!!

    Jan 25, 2022 - VP-HR in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It’s an awesome company to work for!

    Cons

    It’s a typical corporate atmosphere

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

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    Feb 2, 2022 - Business Analysis Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I love management and the team

    Cons

    I didn't find anything I didn't like about the company

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  4. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Don't Trust promises. Get it in writing.

    Dec 15, 2021 - Director in North Haven, CT
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Overall good people to work with. Professional in most respects.

    Cons

    VET executives more carefully. Ageism was prevalent. New VP eliminated Manager in dept. Then proceeded to eliminate everyone in dept over 40 in 2 years. Then that VP was fired.

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    2 people found this review helpful
  5. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Senior Manager

    Oct 1, 2021 - Senior Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good working environment for position

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for upward mobility

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    A great career experience

    Apr 8, 2021 - Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company focused on it's mission of improving patient outcomes, extending life & ultimately saving lives

    Cons

    Organizational changes can be overwhelming

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Overall a great company

    Jan 2, 2021 - Senior Area Manager in Milano, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Above average compensation and benefit policy

    Cons

    Too little attention to employee training

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Overall

    Dec 27, 2020 - Customer Relations Supply Chain Management Analyst in Mansfield, MA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Customer and patient focused with quality products

    Cons

    Employee satisfaction needs some improvement .

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Solid organization, Metronic only makes it stronger

    May 29, 2020 - Marketing 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Outstanding product innovation, world-class surgical training for sales team

    Cons

    None to speak of, leadership was solid and work was appreciated.

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  10. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    sucks

    Mar 10, 2020 - Sales in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    not many I really thought it sucked

    Cons

    everything, people are clueless and ruthless

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    2 people found this review helpful
  11. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Most lucrative employer in the area.

    Aug 29, 2019 - Team Leader in Hobart, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Ability to learn new equipment.

    Cons

    Do not always agree with management decisions.

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Covidien has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 923 reviews left anonymously by employees. 62% of employees would recommend working at Covidien to a friend and 64% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Covidien employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Covidien. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

62% of Covidien employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Covidien 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Covidien to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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