Applied Medical - Terrible place to work | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (3)

    "Terrible place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Medical full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Start your career here if you cannot find job anywhere else. 8-5 job with little responsibility.

    Cons

    The mid level management has no clue on what is being designed as there is lack of communication between software and Electrical teams. The management spend hours in useless meetings and blaming other groups. The CEO seems to be smart but again has no idea about the money being wasted in unwanted projects. The firing rate is high and innocent people are sacrificed to keep the mid management people employed and protected.

    Advice to Management

    Conduct more surveys and explain to new team members about open door policy in person.

    Applied Medical2019-04-08

    Applied Medical Response

    May 13, 2019Team Member Relations

    As you should be aware (and are hopefully participating in), we implemented quarterly team member surveys last year. We also introduced a day-long new team member welcome workshop (Applied Foundations) a couple of years ago, during which the open door policy is certainly covered. ...

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  1. Helpful (5)

    "Growing and improving"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Applied Medical full-time

      Pros

      As a long-time team member who regularly interviews/hires job candidates, I am aware of the occasional bad review here on Glassdoor. What I appreciate most about Applied is our constant growth and improvement. For example, the company recently conducted a team member survey that asked a ton of questions, and new benefits/programs are already being offered as a direct result! It's not easy growing from a small company...

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      Cons

      While I haven't experienced it, I have heard that not all team members feel they can be completely open/honest with their team leaders. That's not unusual in large companies, but I would (and do) encourage anyone to go talk with TM Relations ... not to just complain but to get some really good advice on how to handle the situation and/or assistance in facilitating a better communication within your team. They're really...

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      Advice to Management

      Just keep asking, listening and improving.

      Applied Medical2019-01-08

      Applied Medical Response

      February 26, 2019Team Member Relations

      Thanks so much for adding your perspective here. Definitely keep sharing, whether it be through our surveys or any other means of communication, and we promise to keep listening!

    • "They alright"

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        Current Employee - Intern - Hourly 

        I have been working at Applied Medical full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        Young co-workers, Cool projects, relaxed work environment

        Cons

        Management nepotism, low pay, inexperienced engineers

        Applied Medical2019-06-10

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