PSS World Medical

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PSS World Medical Reviews

Updated 6 September 2014
Updated 6 September 2014
31 Reviews
3.6
31 Reviews
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PSS World Medical President, CEO, and Director Gary A. Corless
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  1.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I worked at PSS World Medical full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great reputation. Active in the community. National Presence.

    Cons

    Used to be very agile, now it is caught up in bureaucracy. Unqualified people get promoted. Communication from executives to the rank and file is poor.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start communicating.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    PSS Worldwide Medical

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PSS World Medical

    Pros

    The company has nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Their systems are challenging for sales staff and customers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend time working in the daily operations to become knowledgeable of areas for improvement.

  3.  

    Good experience overall.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Anchorage, AK (US)
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Anchorage, AK (US)

    I worked at PSS World Medical full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Sales Training...Support from corporate was wonderful.

    Cons

    Manager not trained to handle pioneering a territory, No support regional support once acquisition was completed.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Average Pay and Benefits

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I worked at PSS World Medical full-time

    Pros

    The employees are great and create a business family culture. The employee committees keep the fun and interest going. The also help keep management in line with what the employees need and want.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and slow processes. outdated practices and leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust and invest in your people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company bad situation

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

    I have been working at PSS World Medical full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    A lot of freedom as a Sales Rep, great culutre

    Cons

    No expense, no car, got purchased by McKesson before my first year was over

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't just hire rookie reps where there isn't much chance for growth

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Past its prime.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I worked at PSS World Medical full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Unique culture, some great people.

    Cons

    Lack of clear career pathing/opportunities, salary below industry average.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Diversify - most of the executive management team have only worked at PSS their entire careers, which leads to a culture of "yes-men" and lack of fresh ideas.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Not too bad

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PSS World Medical

    Pros

    Supportive staff, good products and resources

    Cons

    Lack of sales organization, structure needs to be reinforced

  9.  

    Great Company That takes care of there own

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Pick/Pack in Louisville, KY (US)
    Former Employee - Pick/Pack in Louisville, KY (US)

    I worked at PSS World Medical full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great environment to work in. The company goes above and beyond to make you feel like one of there own. Many great Perks.

    Cons

    Some Favoritism is shown from the Management, which can be a bummer if your not the most like guy in the place. and since you dont leave until the work is done means alot of long hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    alot of things go on in warehouse that a "Blind Eye" gets turned away from. you need to dig into things a bit and clean house.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    The culture is gone

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

    I worked at PSS World Medical

    Pros

    Very family driven. Good opportunities in the right field. Co-workers are very casual and get along well.

    Cons

    No room for advancement. The enviornment and culture has changed. Upper management doesn't reveal major changes in the company until it is public. Not rewarding for your acomplishments. The pay is poor based on the time and effort put in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more open and let the employees know current aquisitioins and events. Be available for conversation and growth for employees.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Employer of Choice ?

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

    I have been working at PSS World Medical

    Pros

    PSS has good market share and is a solvent and stable corp. There is a small amount of turnover in general.

    Cons

    although there is a small amount of turnover and the company is constantly performing well employees are made to feel like thier jobs are constantly in jeapordy. They run programs to "save 300 jobs" with the emplyees and then tell the investors we are spot on. Typical hypocritical corprate stuff. they like to tell you they care about you and thats why they want you to save them money.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    dont become too big to be agile. Our ability to adapt and overcome situations makes us the distributer of choice. When we limit our selves by installing things like roadnet. we cannot service the customer in certain situations without penalizing the drivers. Touting it as the system ups usses does not hold much water since UPS used it decided it diddnt work and got rid of it at a loss. Shop PSS select items better for quality. Customer satisfaction is at stake.

    No opinion of CEO

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