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Patterson Companies Reviews

Updated 26 Mar 2020

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3.1
54%
Recommend to a Friend
70%
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Patterson Companies President and CEO Mark Walchirk
Mark Walchirk
23 Ratings
Pros
  • "Depending on management but there is often flexibility and good work/life balance(in 12 reviews)

  • "The branch inside team are made up of great people(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management is out of touch if current market conditions(in 6 reviews)

  • "(in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Selfish management"

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    Former Employee - DC Co_ordinator in Hucknall under Huthwaite, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Patterson Companies full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    I'm sorry I can't think of any

    Cons

    If you speak your mind they don't like it

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    Patterson Companies2018-08-22
  2. "Strong Company - Keep It Up!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Individual Contributor At Corporate Office in Mendota Heights, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong communication from executive leadership Executives are approachable and friendly Employees are passionate about their work Flexible work environment - remote work widely accepted TakeFIVE Committee brings fun to the work day and Executive Team widely participates Company recently launched a Green initiative in an effort to reduce waste. 3 weeks of PTO when you start Great dental benefits including orthodontic for adults

    Cons

    Poor leadership in some areas More investment in training/career development needed

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    Patterson Companies2020-03-26

    Patterson Companies Response

    March 27, 2020Recruiter

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. So glad you are happy at Patterson!

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  3. "Not a Long Term Career"

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    Current Employee - IT Service Desk Specialist in Effingham, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    *The People *Independence/Autonomy *Able to Voice Your Opinion

    Cons

    *Low Pay *No Room for Growth *Micromanagement/Poor Management

    Patterson Companies2020-03-17

    Patterson Companies Response

    March 19, 2020Recruiter

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

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  4. "Patterson companies then and now"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sourcing Specialist in Eagan, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Patterson Companies full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good benefits, descent wages, flex schedule

    Cons

    Lack of leadership, unknown future

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    Patterson Companies2020-02-08

    Patterson Companies Response

    March 3, 2020Recruiter

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write. We appreciate the feedback.

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  5. "Giant company, for better or worse"

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    Former Employee - Art Director in Vancouver, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Patterson Companies full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Huge company is pretty stable

    Cons

    Huge Company. A common statement when our company was acquired was "The company is so large it's like a giant ship, it takes forever to turn, but once it does it can't be stopped!" Another way of looking at that is "Not Nimble"... a very troubling way of looking at it.

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    Patterson Companies2020-02-04

    Patterson Companies Response

    March 3, 2020Recruiter

    Thank you for your review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

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  6. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Technology Trainer in Effingham, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Pay Great Benefits Great People

    Cons

    No cons to mention at all.

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    Patterson Companies2019-12-08

    Patterson Companies Response

    March 3, 2020Recruiter

    Thank you for the great review! We are so pleased you are happy here!

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  7. "Not For Everyone"

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    Former Employee - Customer Support Specialist in Effingham, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Patterson Companies full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Insurance, PTO, Good employees has it's own cafe for lunch

    Cons

    401k not a matching one, Micromanagement, Low Compensation

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    Patterson Companies2019-10-14
  8. "Love the job and people I work with"

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    Current Employee - Technology Advisor II in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Patterson Companies full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Best people I have ever worked with!

    Cons

    No advancement path within the position - only if you decide to then move into sales.

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    Patterson Companies2019-08-13
  9. "Inventory control"

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    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Fort Worth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Patterson Companies full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pto paid holidays insurance 401

    Cons

    Hours management poor pay long houra

    Patterson Companies2019-08-01
  10. "Great"

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    Business Systems Analyst in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Patterson Companies

    Pros

    People , culture, loved the lunch plan

    Cons

    Not enough variety in work

    Patterson Companies2019-06-21
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