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Medtronic Reviews

Updated 10 Dec 2019

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3.6
71%
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88%
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Medtronic CEO Omar S. Ishrak
Omar S. Ishrak
1,534 Ratings
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  1. "Inside Sales Representative"

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    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great management. Exceptional training programme. £10K is invested into training new employees. Plenty of opportunity to move up the ladder and move into new fields and roles. Great working environment. Development in many areas: customer service, pricing, sales, strategic analysis, time management, communication, account management and many many more.

    Cons

    Learning curve of 12-18 months.

    Medtronic2019-09-01
  2. "Join Medtronic to provide valuable changes"

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    Former Employee - Therapy Development Specialist 

    I worked at Medtronic full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Modern company with great career opportunities

    Cons

    You have to have passion to help people to be able to work in operating theatre while promoting company products

    Medtronic2019-10-10
  3. "Life-saving products; largest medical device company in the world"

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    Former Employee - Sales/Manager 

    I worked at Medtronic full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great products, positive corporate values

    Cons

    Lots of internal processes & red tape

    Medtronic2019-10-10
  4. "OK"

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    Former Employee - Contracts Analyst 

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Nice offices and location . Good team.

    Cons

    Not very flexible in many areas.

    Medtronic2019-08-09
  5. "Constant change"

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    Former Employee - Manager 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Medtronic full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, great colleagues, clear messages from senior leadership. Great environment if you thrive on change

    Cons

    Difficult work life balance, constantly chasing the numbers

    Medtronic2019-06-25
  6. Helpful (1)

    "blue chip at its finest"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Infrastructure is there and transition following Covidien merger finally working OK.

    Cons

    Climbers looking for selfish employment gains

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees

    Medtronic2019-05-17
  7. "Opportunities to grow but you need to work hard for it!"

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    Current Employee - Product Support Specialist in Watford, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Highly skilled co workers. Good opportunities to develop if you go above and beyond. Excellent benefits. Fast growing company - safe and secure future outlook.

    Cons

    Growing faster than the leadership can manage. Stress levels are high.

    Advice to Management

    Recognise your top performers - you have some great workers but, Things are moving to rapid which leads to high performers being overlooked.

    Medtronic2019-03-05
  8. "medtronic sales view"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good training and education programs

    Cons

    lack of promotion and opportuities poor pay

    Medtronic2019-02-05
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Large company with some good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    Nice holiday allowance and good pension. Nice bunch of people to work with

    Cons

    Excessive stress for low pay. Constantly being micromanaged and treated like school kids at times. Getting things done is complicated and confusing at times. To many confusing and complicated processes. Poor career progression

    Advice to Management

    You are not always right. Staff at all levels have something valuable to contribute. We are humans not robotic machines

    Medtronic2019-02-11
  10. "Micromanagement is ridiculous"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Watford, East Midlands, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Medtronic full-time

    Pros

    They provide you with convenient working hours.

    Cons

    Very bad micromanagement and fails on equality

    Advice to Management

    Improve - Give respect to co-workers

    Medtronic2019-02-04
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