Baxter

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Baxter Reviews

Updated 21 February 2015
Updated 21 February 2015
61 Reviews
5.0
61 Reviews
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Baxter Chairman and CEO Robert L. Parkinson Jr.
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61 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company is flexible with your work/ life balance (in 24 reviews)

  • Good benefits, decent salary, flexibility is good but can be better (in 31 reviews)


Cons
  • Reluctant to change with the times (technology), work life balance is a struggle (in 23 reviews)

  • upper management does not grasp the daily struggles that the frontline representatives go through (in 17 reviews)

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  1.  

    Excellent blue chip employer and company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Manager in Sydney
    Former Employee - Business Manager in Sydney

    I worked at Baxter full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Variety of roles available
    Flexibility of options to benefit from
    Great local & overseas career opportunities
    Great training programmes & support

    Cons

    Big organisation, can get lost in it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Walk the talk
    Live your values, your employees see you

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Supportive, sensitive and caring working environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Sydney
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Sydney

    I have been working at Baxter part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people who facilitate an open and aware culture; adopts and utilises technologies, reasonably flat structure, modern facilities with a gym and cafe. Genuinely concerned and interested in employees, patients and customers

    Cons

    none, am really happy with the company and my role

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    contnue to communicate well with your teams

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good workplace

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

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, good salary, possibility for growth

    Cons

    No variety of work assignments, not challenging

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase variety of work assignments.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Loved my experience

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

    I worked at Baxter

    Pros

    great place to work, great coworkers

    Cons

    there were no cons of my experience

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Corporate Culture

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

    I worked at Baxter full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good opportunities to move around, feels like being at home, family-oriented, great work-life balancing

    Cons

    Location if you live in Chicago. Commute was very painful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Enforce and make available the option to work from home more often.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Baxter Healthcare

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - N/A in Westlake Village, CA (US)
    Current Employee - N/A in Westlake Village, CA (US)

    I have been working at Baxter

    Pros

    Working adults with no hysterics. Company growing and expanding. Most employees well educated, making it a pleasure to interact with them. Cafeteria available in building.

    Cons

    Nothing to report at this time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thank you.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Baxter

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer II in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Engineer II in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Not very technical for an engineering job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Company review

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

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Positive work environment
    Friendly managers
    FLexible working hours
    good exposure

    Cons

    Work pressure.
    Little office politics.
    Tight deadlines.
    Few employee benefit programs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good management. They give chances to those that deserve. Good scope for growth. Overall awesome experience.Very flexible especially the planning team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company!

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

    I worked at Baxter

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Provides incentives, professional development, and great perks.

    Cons

    It would be nice if the incentive trips were more based on hard work than luck in a territory.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Quality Associate I

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

    I have been working at Baxter full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Has been a satisfying place to work with opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Vacation does not roll over and cannot be paid out.

    Positive Outlook

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