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"Good place to work...if you have a college degree"

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Current Employee - IT Business Systems Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
Current Employee - IT Business Systems Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Medtronic full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Decent salary, flexible work options, good medical/dental/optical insurance, on site day care and gym facilities, good disability accomodation, good tuition reimbursement program.

Cons

Requires a college degree to advance past the entry level exempt position. Their job postings say "college or experience" but in reality only college is accepted. I have 28 years experience in supply chain and logistics management, but I am told every year that I cannot be promoted until I get a degree - ANY- degree. This is very short-sighted of Medtronic's management.

Advice to Management

Promote based on merit, talent and experience rather than a general standard. You are holding back some of your most innovative thinkers and talented people because you insist on being inflexible.

Other Employee Reviews for Medtronic

  1. "Enjoyed my career at Medtronic"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very talented and dedicated employees

    Cons

    Very busy work load can result in uneven work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Enjoyed working with Management Team


  2. "overall... good company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Northridge, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company works hard to do the right thing and treat people well

    Cons

    Too many mid-level managers that do not deserve their posts but seem to be protected by others in certain divisions

    Advice to Management

    -look at the pay scale for those who do the most work
    -have more communication with employees to assess talent within and develop it appropriately

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