Cerner - Good place to start your career, but horrible place to end it | Glassdoor
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"Good place to start your career, but horrible place to end it"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

Pros

They hire people straight out of college, so you don't need a lot of experience. If you manage to get on a good team, work can be a fun, enjoyable place. There are a lot of internal opportunities to move around if you're wanting to try something new.

Cons

Horrible work/life balance and your satisfaction lies purely in the hands of the team you're placed on. If you get a good manager things aren't so bad, but there are teams that work 60-80 hours a week once or twice a month.

Advice to Management

Respect what your employees do for you everyday.

Other Employee Reviews for Cerner

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Terribly Disappointing experience that offers no Career growth and learning"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Compensation is good for entry level Engineers

    Cons

    Employees are overworked.Cerner Corp shows tremendous loyalty towards its old employees at senior levels at the cost of ignoring freshers and lower level employees. This affects the growth of an individual in an organization and also lowers one's confidence forcing employees to seek opportunities outside.This in turn affects the organization as talent is being lost to other companies.

    Advice to Management

    The whole organization in Cerner India needs to be restructured and talented Computer Science professionals need to fill the higher rungs of the Management and not engineers from others streams of Engineering as they wouldn't know what it means to be a good Software Developer.


  2. "Unlimited potential, good pay, comfortable environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Project Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Technical Project Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Despite being a large company, Cerner provides line managers & group executives a lot of flexibility and has very few strict policies. This applies both to how teams operate day-to-day and how your career grows long-term. HR may provide career maps, but it's really up to each person to drive their own growth, find the job they want, and just start doing it -- the pay and title will soon follow.

    Pay is solid for the industry & location, and annual raises for anyone not in the bottom quartile range from good to great. Benefits are ok, the health insurance seems a bit expensive when they talk so much about how they can drive healthcare in such more efficient ways.

    Cons

    The experience is very different from one team to the next: the 48-hour workweek expectation is standard, but beyond that, some people have managers & executives who provide far less work-life balance and support.

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