Abbott Labs - Good place to work for, only if you are a self starter | Glassdoor
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"Good place to work for, only if you are a self starter"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great management team, great people,

Cons

politics between department, communication between mid level management from different department needs improvement

Advice to Management

Don't just look at the numbers and bars on the presentation slide prepared by a bunch of MBAs, understand the problem from a more techanical perspective is the key to continuous improvement

Other Employee Reviews for Abbott Labs

  1. "Abbott Labs"

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You can feel your impact on improving / saving people's lives.
    Vacation, 401k, Pension are all great benefits.
    Works hours that allow work life balance.

    Cons

    Fairly difficult for internal career moves.
    Brand name recognition not as prominent as some other pharmaceutical / health care companies.

    Advice to Management

    Encouraging internal career moves may increase employee engagement, so that employees are always learning something new and interesting. This may increase employee retention.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "An OK place to start but will get stifled by layers of bureaucy"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Stable job and good co-workers

    Cons

    Middle managers do not support their staff. They just take care of themselves. Inner circle gets excellent compensations with stock options and bonus.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of incompetent directors and managers who stifle the company.

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