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Hospira Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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  • Long hours and projects that need full immersion (in 13 reviews)

  • Not a lot of upper management support (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great development teams and challenges

    Cons

    Can get niche pigeon holed

    Advice to Management

    Move people around to different opportunities to get management rotations for varied experiences in different parts imod the business


  2. "Client Relationship Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Hospira full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Family environment with the ability to promote easily

    Cons

    Benefits could be better, and its hard to get stuff done.


  3. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Director in Lake Forest, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Lake Forest, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hospira full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Open communication. Very friendly and helpful people. Everyone is working on a team with a clear objective. After the acquisition by Pfizer, the communication has been colleagues has been efficient.

    Cons

    After acquisition by Pfizer there are more governance meetings to get work done. The office area in Lake Forest is in the process of being converted into "Open Office" environment, which might not be a good working environment for some people.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the OWNIT behavior.


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  5. "Hospira (a Pfizer company)"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Hospira full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Ability to recruit and develop good people before the Pfizer acquisition.

    Cons

    Health benefits are lousy.
    Too many unresolved politics between Hospira and Pfizer.

    Advice to Management

    Conduct climate surveys across duplicative depts. at Pfizer and Hospira


  6. "Choose departments wisely"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McPherson, KS
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McPherson, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Opportunities to find new areas to expand career

    Cons

    Top down management leaves a lot to be desired. Quality systems are outdated and not able to function at full capabilities.

    Advice to Management

    Work on finding solutions that meet the interests and desires of all levels of employees


  7. "Finance Manager"

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    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Lake Forest, IL
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Lake Forest, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Hospira full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive salary, enjoyed working with peers.

    Cons

    Management lacked vision, direction, heart, and leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Develop solid strategies, not just tactical decisions. Care for employees. Lead by example.


  8. "Sr. Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Forest, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Forest, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice people, flexible work hours.

    Cons

    Vague requests, communication can improve of what is needed.

    Advice to Management

    Talk more to your employees


  9. "Terrific work, Terrible culture"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Lake Forest, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Lake Forest, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hospira full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome products, very impactful work. After the Pfizer takeover, there has been a lot of support for Legacy Hospira projects and products. Very good 401k match

    Cons

    Terrible culture, terrible career development, Lethargic management, overly conservative quality policy, relatively untalented and under-motivated colleagues, revolving door of employees, terrible health insurance.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your people. Stop accepting so many projects just for visibility higher up. Good people will continue leaving by the dozens and the exodus won't stop until only average employees remain,


  10. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer Technician in Heredia (Costa Rica)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer Technician in Heredia (Costa Rica)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Hospira full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent place to work, great benefits and stability

    Cons

    Minimum wage, was hard to grow up a career in the company

    Advice to Management

    Increase salaries, more benefits and attractive job positions


  11. "Major layoffs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Hospira full-time

    Pros

    There were great people there

    Cons

    ICU medical is laying off a significant amount of people



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