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LifeWatch Reviews

Updated June 16, 2017
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  1. "Cardiac Monitor Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LifeWatch full-time

    Pros

    They host their yearly parties for their employees .

    Cons

    They do not care for their employees in the San Francisco office


  2. "Mixed Bag"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at LifeWatch full-time

    Pros

    Majority of management friendly most of the time

    Cons

    Unorganized, silo mentality means nothing gets done

    Advice to Management

    Communicate


  3. "Medical devices"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - ATE and Meteorology Manager in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Current Employee - ATE and Meteorology Manager in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LifeWatch full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    perspective field of the long term

    Cons

    not stable for now but can change


  4. Helpful (3)

    "Cardiac Technician"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Always overtime. Easy job. Great atmosphere

    Cons

    Always overtime, no paid sick leaves


  5. "Lacks Stategic Direction and Leadership"

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

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

    Pros

    It's a small company that allows you to learn the many functions of a large organization if you're apart of the cross functional teams.

    Cons

    The parent company is located in Switerland and the executive leadership is clueless to the market changes occuring in the US healthcare market. The company is lacking a strategic direction and a cohesive leadership team that builds confidence in the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Bring in a consulting company that will help the executive team learn strategy development and team alignment before speaking with the employees.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Working for LifeWatch"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Control/Logistic Tech I in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Quality Control/Logistic Tech I in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LifeWatch (Less than a year)

    Pros

    you will get 30 min lunch break and two 15 min break

    Cons

    Management allow employees to disrespect each other in the work environment, lack of diversity, lack of opportunities to move up in the work environment, no accountability from management of lack luster performance, Do not pay employees on time, if you are a temp worker you most likely will not get hired.


  7. "New management a disappointment"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Rehovot (Israel)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Rehovot (Israel)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people to work with, good field to be involved with, promising market that is open for oppurtunites, correct movement to cooperative projects with other companies

    Cons

    Disorganized, planning is for top management to profit while burning employees, failure to live up to short term promises, no incentive because of poor organizational decisions, management seems to be short sighted on growth.

    Advice to Management

    Start looking at what other companies are accomplishing and how the companies are structured, chopping off parts of the company that actually would support progress is just shooting yourself in the foot.


  8. "Sales Executive"

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    Former Employee - Sales Executive
    Former Employee - Sales Executive

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

    Pros

    Liked the people I worked with

    Cons

    Churn and burn company, that goes through reps constantly. NO JOB STABILITY!

    Advice to Management

    Customers refuse to do business with companies who burn through reps. No chance in establishing long term relationships with accounts because of this.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Likeable, but improvements would make it more attractive"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Likeable people. Good pay. New management is trying to change the very siloed culture. Efforts are being made to improve the company to be more attractive to existing employees and to new people.

    Cons

    The company is still challenged by a lot of disorganization. It has difficulty recognizing and advancing its best employees and supporting those that are good contributors. The office itself has not been upgraded for many years and is suffering from looking a bit tired.

    Advice to Management

    Move faster on the investments and improvements for employees including a more formal evaluation and advancement process, renovated office environment, and recognize that you have talented employees that are in demand in other companies.


  10. "Good co-workers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at LifeWatch full-time

    Pros

    Work is performance-based which if you are a hard worker, that can be good. Management is generally helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    Performance-based work contributes to lower quality work; this area needed improvement.

    Advice to Management

    Put Quality first


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