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Press Ganey Reviews

Updated June 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Flexibility to work from home (for some positions) (in 13 reviews)

  • Work-Life Balance: Great company to work for with a good (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • slightly lower starting salary than I would have preferred but worth it for the work life balance (in 7 reviews)

  • Every position does require a lot of work but you do get recognized for your hard work (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Close-knit, family oriented company who really cares about the employees. Positive environment focused on improving healthcare.

    Cons

    So much information in a constantly changing industry, sometimes difficult to get all the support we need to be proficient in all the categories.

    Advice to Management

    Continue down the improvement road map that has been built and we'll do great things!


  2. "Requested Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - President in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - President in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Press Ganey full-time

    Pros

    business mode, benevolence, relevance, access to executives.

    Cons

    Complicated and operationally challenged, simplify the results and access to them...

    Advice to Management

    Thought leadership focus as driver.


  3. Helpful (3)

    "Great exposure to hospital operations"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advisor in South Bend, IN
    Former Employee - Advisor in South Bend, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Press Ganey full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    PG offers tremendous learning opportunities - almost feel like you should be paying them for the education (until you spend 200 nights on the road).

    Cons

    Lots of change as company has evolved into a multi-faceted organization. Lots of stuff going on internally and sometimes clients can see it through miscommunication and dropped balls. Sales rule.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your advisors more money! They work their tails off and have huge impact on relationship retention.Why should sales get all the monetary reward when all they do is process the renewal?


  4. "Account Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in South Bend, IN
    Current Employee - Account Manager in South Bend, IN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Press Ganey (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for - great health benefits, 401K, bonus potential and recognition. The company offers a nice array of opportunities for growth and development as well as tuition reimbursement. The company is large but the Executive Staff is highly engaged.

    Cons

    Due to the size of the organization, oftentimes virtual employees are not recognized as much as those in the corporate office.

    Advice to Management

    Continue working towards the mission of PG. Please be sure to train your managers before promoting them to management. It would be great to have mentors for each employee to ensure everyone is allowed the opportunity to succeed!


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Layoff happy"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    This company offers good, very specialized, experience in the short-term.

    Cons

    Likes to layoff entire departments at a time. A lot of people's jobs just up and disappear. Would not recommend for long-term career paths. The disappearance of departments also puts a strain on other departments.

    Advice to Management

    It is profitable to replace positions filled by people with technology, but I would advise such a high turnover rate among people at least be looked into.

    Press Ganey Response

    Mar 17, 2016 – VP, Human Resources and Org Development

    Thank you for your feedback and especially for your service over the past 3+ years. Press Ganey is committed to cultivating ongoing professional development at all levels and recognize how essential ... More


  6. Helpful (4)

    "A mixed, messy bag."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - A corner on their market.
    - Flexible hours,
    - Yearly Employee Bonuses.
    - Great HR support for employees.
    - Great Benefits
    - Employees care about each other.
    - Plenty of work to do.
    - Meaningful work.

    Cons

    - Aging data infrastructure.
    - Incredibly siloed departments.
    - Arbitrary management choices & deadlines
    - Corporate dog and pony show meetings that repeatedly rebrand existing initiatives.
    - Work is frequently thrown away
    - Work is frequently trapped in bureaucratic limbo, being both funded and not funded.
    - Employees don't have enough training, leading to crazy-quilt solutions that are not evaluated for the level of risk they present.
    - "Your desk is frequently on fire", (frequent choatic show-stopper emergencies that prevent the real work from getting done.)
    - Leadership very disconnected from employees.
    - Employee reviews follow a strange, abstract template that has very little meaning to all involved.

    Advice to Management

    You guys have your challenges like any other company, so I wish you well.. The Cons above are seen in various departments (not just one job type). There is so much potential for this company if the right choices are made. Hopefully this feedback will help you.

    My own advice:

    - Get realistic about your business processes.
    - Assimilate your disparate teams and their processes.
    - Set your process management people up for success, stop under-staffing them.
    - Listen to your employees, not just management. They are constantly telling you that the work needs to be correctly.
    - Invest in Quality Control. (outside of the survey distribution part of the business). This means pay more attention to long term.
    - Actually follow the Agile methodology the company promotes.
           - Don't set dates up in advance, get realistic estimates first.

    - Invest in training for your employees.


  7. "Outstanding people!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I worked with some of the brightest and most dedicated people when I worked here. I hope they continue to do great work to improve the patient experience.

    Cons

    Communication between departments is inconsistent depending on which groups you work with.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees - there is so much talent at PG. Promote within and make sure top talent has opportunities or they will find them elsewhere.


  8. "Great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Press Ganey full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Most department have flexible hours, have full health, dental and vision benefits. Everyone is easy to get along with and there is great team work. Location is great!

    Cons

    Communication is sometimes slow within the department. Some department do not receive the recognition they deserve.

    Advice to Management

    Keep employees informed about what is going on with and within the department. Please be flexible, life happens. Please recognize your employees


  9. Helpful (5)

    "Great Place to Work with Great Opportunities for Growth"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in South Bend, IN
    Current Employee - Manager in South Bend, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Press Ganey (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company mission that guides the everyday work. Press Ganey is in an exciting period of growth and there are many opportunities for talented, passionate people. Great opportunities for advancement. I have been promoted several times in my 3 1/2 years with the company. The people in the organization are wonderful and collaborative. Overall good benefits package, and many positions work remotely from their home office. This option has been such a perk for me. Direct managers are truly leaders and don't micro-manage employees. Employees are given autonomy.

    Cons

    The medical insurance plan options could be better. The travel required for some positions can lead to long days.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be transparent and communicative as the company grows and evolves.


  10. "Industry leader"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Industry leader. Constantly changing to meet and exceed industry standards. Exciting work environment. Engaged, thoughtful leadership.

    Cons

    located in South Bend, IN. Public company but no employee stock purchase program.


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