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"Working with a highly educated staff a plus."

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mounds View, MN
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mounds View, MN
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No opinion of CEO

Pros

Having Medtronic on your resume will land you a position at other Fortune 500 companies.
Educational opportunities galore.
Working with some of the brightest minds in the industry.
Mission is exceptional and the devices they produce have saved a great many lives.

Cons

Middle management leaves much to be desired - favoritism abounds.
Constantly changing the rules in our department, difficult to keep up with all the changes as it pertains to my position.
Raises and bonuses limited.

Advice to Management

Employee infrastructure needs to be worked on - get rid of incompetent middle managers.

Other Employee Reviews for Medtronic

  1. Helpful (4)

    "great benefits, no growth opportunities - stuck in the same position"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Northridge, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Northridge, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, they respect employees family and personal lives very much, and they are flexible with the hours. They communicate what's going on in the company both the good and the bad news

    Cons

    The IT department lacks clear vision for career growth. Not many opportunities and the corporate office in MN has too much control over the local IT The headquarters attitude is that they know best and the Minimed people need to follow their marching orders.

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Used to be good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits.
    Decent work life balance.

    Cons

    Lack of strong senior leadership and strategic direction.
    Way too much focus on bottom line and no long term vision.
    Layoffs have been demotivating and have cut a lot of talent.
    Disconnect between leadership and other employees.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to and retain your engineers. you will need them.

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