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  • Never having a set schedule, micromanagement, angry customers, low pay, no team spirit, always being scolded by upper management (in 4 reviews)

  • Passes donors for donation who should be refused (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Shaky Start"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity, pretty new business
    Working with a great university

    Cons

    Poor upper management
    Hired PHDs of questionable drive and talent just for their degrees - presumably

    Advice to Management

    Management has already changed drastically at the highest levels since I left, probably improved considerably


  2. "Chemist"

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    Former Employee - QC Chemist in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - QC Chemist in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Talecris full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Produced Life saving products that saved lives.

    Cons

    The sifts changed a lot

    Advice to Management

    I am a team player

  3. "Donor center technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Talecris full-time

    Pros

    Pay is great and being able to help others is always a great thing to do. I love meeting new peole at work every single day.

    Cons

    Standing up and very very very short breaks. Sonetimes the hours are extremely long.


  4. "good atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Validation Consultant in Clayton, NC
    Former Employee - Validation Consultant in Clayton, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Talecris (More than a year)

    Pros

    clear vision, management supported initiatives and projects, family atmosphere, felt like Talecris cared about their employees

    Cons

    uncertain future due to nature of ownership

    Advice to Management

    reward good employees to ensure retention,


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Phlebotomist 1"

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    Former Employee - Phlebotomist I in Pensacola, FL
    Former Employee - Phlebotomist I in Pensacola, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Talecris full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work for if you want to gain Experience its also a great company to grow with if thats what you are looking to do

    Cons

    More overtime then you can handle. You will be expected to work overtime because they have a high turn over rate .

    Advice to Management

    Better Scheduling because we as humans do need time to recuperate


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Cost of experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Awesome career experience with little education.

    Cons

    Low wage high demand production environment

    Advice to Management

    Stay well staffed, high turnover rate.


  7. "Enjoyed my time there"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very laid back atmosphere. Diverse work. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Did not experience any while I was there.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Somewhat unpleasant in certain situtations"

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    Former Employee - Donor Processor in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Donor Processor in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefits, quarterly bonuses,hours of operation, have the ability to do medical work with out certification.

    Cons

    Not having connections with the management staff to move up in the business, just to sum up in so many words.

    Advice to Management

    Change, change, change, starts with yourself, then only you will run a successful business.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "It is a very good place to work and I am satisfied with my career"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Supervisor in Clayton, NC
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Supervisor in Clayton, NC
    Recommends

    Pros

    It is very rewarding to work for a company that is involved in the community and provides a product to critically ill patients. Pay and benefits are above average.

    Cons

    The transition to new ownership makes it hard to maintain job focus. Sometimes it appears that different departments are not treated fairly in comparison to each other.

    Advice to Management

    We need to work hard during the integration to be honest and open to the new opportunities presented while maintaining our committment to the patients.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Job Security goes along way."

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    Current Employee - Senior Documentation Specialist in Clayton, NC
    Current Employee - Senior Documentation Specialist in Clayton, NC
    Recommends

    Pros

    Job Security, Friendly, Professional growth opportunities,

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are hard to come by. Employees stay at the company for a long time which provides little room for advancement.


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