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Cardinal Health Reviews

Updated 12 September 2014
Updated 12 September 2014
457 Reviews
3.2
457 Reviews
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Cardinal Health Chairman & CEO George S. Barrett
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance and supportive of community causes (in 31 reviews)

  • Good benefits, clean work environment, strong Management Team (in 32 reviews)


Cons
  • While encouraged, there will be times when work-life balance is not very balanced (in 20 reviews)

  • poor work-life balance, long hours, management is ever-changing, lots of turnover (in 16 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    If coming you wont last more than 2 years

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pharmacist In Charge  in  London, England
    Current Employee - Pharmacist In Charge in London, England

    I have been working at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    If you are a pharmacist and want to leave community it is good because it gives you the opportunity to start in Industry, the job itself is beautiful if you want to deepen into Galenic Pharmacy. You are in charge of releasing creams, ointments, asepti products, and of formulating other products so you get a lot of experience and insight in the job.

    Cons

    The management is incompetent, very weak and no recognition to success, no flexibility in Holidays. They are starting to implement shift work and instead of making room for more people opening for part time jobs (mothers, students etc) they are loosing good people that would be able to work as hard.
    There are a lot of secrets going on that staff is not supposed to know and this makes a bad environment in the team,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would make them ask for feedback from their employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Cardinal Health affects your wealth!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Romford, England
    Current Employee - Analyst in Romford, England

    I have been working at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    A mostly flexible working attitude.A generally friendly atmosphere within departments.

    Cons

    There are many! The chief gripes are that salaries being appreciably lower than uk and regional average. Limited career progression. Lack of quality benefits and very poor pay increases which do not reflect the effort, skills, experience and qualifications of the staff (particularly for those not at management level!). When researched it can be found that the average salaries at the Romford site are now in line with that of the uk pharma average from over 10 years ago!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to relate to staff needs outside of work more. Bring salaries up to uk average for the pharmaceutical industry to attract higher skilled staff and hence improve the efficiency and profits of the company!!

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    It's the manager you work for or with that makes a difference in your work experience with Cardinal. Great co-workers, teammates. Career growth, benefits.

    Cons

    Not so much a con, however, make sure you network so that you and the value you bring are visible to the organization due to its size and scope.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talent/ Career development is encouraged, make sure all managers are doing this for all their direct reports.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Cardinal Health Experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pharmacist
    Current Employee - Pharmacist

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Strong management team, very good benefits, excellent resources to do your job.

    Cons

    Employees working in the field seem to be separated from the corporate culture. By that I mean that communications, advancement opportunities, etc. are more targeted to those working in the corporate headquarters than those in the field.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    It really was a nice place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative  in  Denver, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Administrative in Denver, CO (US)

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I feel that this company is doing great work, and was proud to work for them. I only left because a better career opportunity was offered to work in the field I really wanted to focus on.

    Cons

    I guess if it is a con for some people, there is a lot of walking involved in most positions because they have such a huge warehouse.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Same advise I would give to any manager, just ensure you are listening to the actual concerns that are brought to your attention.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources  in  Dublin, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Dublin, OH (US)

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Healthcare Industry
    Excellent Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Sometimes it seems that mediocrity is rewarded

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    very good company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time

    Pros

    good company to grow in / the benefits and great people to work with

    Cons

    the only thing is you have to work hard no time to play game stay on your toes long hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    they are ok.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great coworkers

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate II  in  Solon, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate II in Solon, OH (US)

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The coworkers are the best!
    Starting pay for night shift without experience is great! The benefits are a major plus!

    Cons

    Experience doesn't mean nothing 13yrs in a warehouse. U still start with the same pay as someone with no experience. I've worked for cardinal for almost 4yrs my raises have averaged to be about 2.50.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your experience people! How about a bonus for the warehouse worker and cost of living!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cardinal Health is Is great for intro to medical devices

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Waukegan, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Waukegan, IL (US)

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time

    Pros

    There is decent amount of paid time off given when first starting and the benefits are good. Most business functions have flexible hours to accommodate various schedules. Opportunity to work with a variety of product lines to gain experience.

    Cons

    There is a high turnover rate, unstable business units with constant reorganizations every few months. It is difficult for advancement and there is no focus on career growth/development. It's not a typical 8-5 job for marketing, sales, R&D, and quality units. There are several conference calls at nights to work with international teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to engage their employees to keep them motivated and excited to work for Cardinal Health.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Tiring.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Quality Systems Specialist  in  Knoxville, TN (US)
    Former Employee - Quality Systems Specialist in Knoxville, TN (US)

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Manufactured a great product that helped people.

    Cons

    Lack of overall management chaotic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit overly complicating things

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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