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"Amazing people but dysfunctional environment (within Baxter BioScience)."

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Strong company overall
Great people
Team members can get broad experience within a given role

Cons

Repressive and overly controlling management style from Vienna-led management team
Poor systems and processes do not support adequate compliance
Too much responsibility without proper support/mentoring for most team roles

Advice to Management

Better training and improved/streamlined processes are needed, and a stronger US & Vienna leadership team is needed to turn things around.

Other Employee Reviews for Baxter

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Large corporate silo mentality"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Secure, well established, clean reputation.

    Cons

    Slow to change or innovate. Run by numbers vs a vision.

    Advice to Management

    Participate vs Observe. Do not have so many layers of management that managers administrate versus lead.


  2. "Great place to start off for experience as an entry level"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Engineer I in Glendale, CA
    Current Contractor - Engineer I in Glendale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Baxter as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    chance to build up experience really fast for entry level
    Fortune 500 name recognition
    Friendly people
    flexible time for salaried employee

    Cons

    overqualified but underpaid
    little upper management recognition
    high turnover rate

    Advice to Management

    HR need to see why the turnover rate is so high (pay on wrong end of the pay scale, poor benefits vs other pharmaceuticals). Organize team-building activities instead of having Sr managers and directors just sit in their offices all day.


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