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"Great people. Company treats employees well"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Boulder, CO
Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Boulder, CO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Covidien full-time

Pros

Company treats the employees well. 3 weeks of paid vacation on hire. Good salary with bonuses if the company does well. There is a good work/life balance and the company has summer hours where you can work 40 hours a week M - Th and take off on Fridays.

Cons

Little infrastructure for a company as large as it is. Company doesn't see to plan as well as it could. Heath insurance benefits are not as good as prior employers.

Other Employee Reviews for Covidien

  1. "OK company, but lacks real identity"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - R&D, R&MS in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - R&D, R&MS in Boulder, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Covidien full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Life saving products, great people in the non-managerial ranks, willing to invest in technology, for the most part, to support company initiatives

    Cons

    Beware around quarter and year-end periods, the company tries to slash their way to profitability and good numbers on paper. They have a habit of buying out smaller companies, taking their IP then letting them go. At times it seems like multiple, dysfunctional companies trying to operate as one.

    Advice to Management

    Change does not always equal improvement. Try settling things, and fixing internal issues and challenges before taking on more external projects. Try to smooth out the cycle of binge hiring and layoffs. The costs of on-boarding new employees and severance packages for lay offs must be astronomical.


  2. "working on very cool EbD medical stuff!!!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Covidien full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great R&D team(Electrical HW). great people

    Cons

    Typical upper management. Only care about short term!!!

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