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ExamWorks Reviews

Updated 6 April 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)

    Scheduling Coordinator

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Scheduling Coordinator in Roseland, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Scheduling Coordinator in Roseland, NJ (US)

    I have been working at ExamWorks

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some of the employees are great! There is so much you can learn there. The work is interesting you will never get bored.

    Cons

    The micromanaging is horrible. The managers and supervisors are verbally abusive and are be led by their personal life.

    Advice to Management

    Perhaps if you didn't encourage your supervisors to harass certain employees you'll find a more productive atmosphere, you're clearly bias

  2. Helpful (2)

    Went from bad to worse to downright disgusting.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Coordinator in Rockford, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Client Coordinator in Rockford, IL (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Working from home is a plus! Oops you can't do that half the time.

    Cons

    Micro management, no rules are across the board for everyone.

    Advice to Management

    Go scratch.

  3. Helpful (3)

    If I could give ZERO stars I would!! RUN FAR AWAY FROM THIS PLACE!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Clinical Quality Assurance in Rockford, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Clinical Quality Assurance in Rockford, IL (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Not having to work holidays or weekends ... wait a moment ... you have to do that so that's not a Pro. Being able to work from home as was discussed during the interview ... wait another moment ... nope can't do that either because they just don't feel like it's in the company's best interest never mind that productivity and quality are better when workers are able to work from home. Only possible "pro" would be stock options that I was given that are no longer offered. However, the stock option only makes up for the low salaries provided. Sooo ... yeah can't come up with a pro.

    Cons

    I worked there for just over a year and a half and ended up in the hospital twice and had multiple doctor appointments for panic disorder only diagnosed AFTER starting to work there. The supervisor and management styles have been described as "psycho-terror." Don't even think about having to go to the bathroom too often. Don't talk to your co-workers in the bathroom or the lunch area because you're listened to there and what you say is relayed to management. All communication between management and workers have a punitive feel about them. Micro-managing is a common practice and the only way they know how to do things.

    Advice to Management

    Stop posting fake positive reviews to offset the multiple real reviews of the place. Let your employees talk to the higher-ups so they can get a real feel of what's going on and why the turn over is so high. When I left, most of the employees were looking for other work and ready to leave if another opportunity presented itself.

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  5. Helpful (5)

    Be afraid, be very afraid....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Specialist in Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Specialist in Dallas, TX (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The only pro is that they buy the office a cheap buffet lunch once a month. 900 shares of stock options if you are lucky.
    Some nice coworkers.

    Cons

    Easily the worst place I have ever worked. This place should be avoided as it has the most arrogant, least trained management in the insurance industry.

    Advice to Management

    Each manager should be required to read "Management for Dummies" two times,

  6. Helpful (4)

    Toxic Environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Clinical Quality Assurance Coordinator in Rockford, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Clinical Quality Assurance Coordinator in Rockford, IL (US)

    I worked at ExamWorks

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great coworkers that pitched in when needed. Working remotely, when allowed, was nice. However, this was regularly taken away from the entire team for no apparent reason.
    Potential opportunity for growth.

    Cons

    Micromanagement from supervisor and upper management (particularly the GM). Communication was usually punitive in nature. "Secretive environment" regarding all changes in the work process.
    Many employees expressed concern that they would be fired if they were sick, had to schedule a doctor's appointment during the day, or requested too much vacation time.
    Turnover is very high.

    Advice to Management

    Clean house with much of the supervisory staff, especially the GM. Put a HR rep in all offices.
    This could be an amazing place to work if a positive work environment was provided; however, this will never happen with the current management.

  7. Helpful (4)

    Management attitude-I DONT CARE

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It's a job with no benefits

    Cons

    Lack of communication
    Reviews performed on the last day, and no hard copies to view-supervisor "doesn't believe in numbers", said I was doing a "GREAT" job, and most of numbers were 4s and high 3s-this is with no complaints
    no answer regarding raises, except maybe 2% at most for those even receiving raises, but no time frame
    Concerns to local management are not addressed

    Advice to Management

    The discussion of communication, or lack thereof, is like beating a dead horse-management seems concerned every time the topic is brought up, and yet, no improvement. Employees are important for one reason only! Numbers!-nothing else matters
    Jobs are scarce, so we are caught between a rock and a hard place

  8. Helpful (6)

    Really?

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Editor in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Editor in Atlanta, GA (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Consistant work, good outlook for future employees.

    Cons

    it seems management has been trained to treat their employees like children. Going to the bathroom is frowned on, and trying to make a doctors appointment is terms for a write up. Management makes mistakes on a daily basis , and then blames employees to cover there own mistakes. These people should not be allowed to walk the face of the earth. They are not human! Micro management is practiced consistently, and the employees go through hell every day. It blows me away that this company exists, and that they get away with the sad treatment of there employees.

    Advice to Management

    Take some( How to be a human being lessons!) They would have much happier employees who would not feel such hatred towards there bosses.

  9. Helpful (1)

    Horrible Work Environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ExamWorks full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Co-workers are great
    Interesting work, keeps you busy

    Cons

    Management is horrible
    Company processes are sloppy
    They don't listen to ideas
    No one gets paid well

  10. Helpful (5)

    worst place to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Medical Records in North Hills, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Medical Records in North Hills, CA (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good hour and over time is given.

    Cons

    they play and toy people. they gossip and ruin peoples life. they are like leeches who suck on employees misery. very ghetto and unprofessional employees.

  11. Helpful (4)

    Worst place I have ever worked.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Not Sure Gave Me A Job Title That Never Existed
    Former Employee - Not Sure Gave Me A Job Title That Never Existed

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There really are no pros other than it is a job.

    Cons

    Upper management cares only about the bottom line. Lower management only cared about CYA and making sure that they get out exactly on time. Workers are overworked with no ability to voice any opinions. Churn and burn. Not anything other than what the bottom line profit is.

    Advice to Management

    Not sure what management is at this place. Worst place ever. Once again. Bottom line profits are all that matter. People don't.

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