Cardinal Health

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Cardinal Health Reviews

Updated 22 October 2014
Updated 22 October 2014
485 Reviews
3.2
485 Reviews
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Cardinal Health Chairman & CEO George S. Barrett
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance depends on your manager and their expectations (in 35 reviews)

  • Strong management team, very good benefits, excellent resources to do your job (in 42 reviews)


Cons
  • While encouraged, there will be times when work-life balance is not very balanced (in 22 reviews)

  • poor work-life balance, long hours, management is ever-changing, lots of turnover (in 18 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good if you can start in right department

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

    I have been working at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    lots of room to grow

    Cons

    low pay for some departments

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Place to work, Super nice teams!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Columbus, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Columbus, OH (US)

    I worked at Cardinal Health as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Collaborative culture
    Strong branding and operations excellence in healthcare industry
    Huge organization, lots of rotation opportunities

    Cons

    Big company moves slow
    Still need internal consolidation to maximize synergies
    Financial orientated
    Risk-averse

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership development programs for MBA and graduate level talents

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nuclear Pharmacy Technician

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Nuclear Pharmacy Technician in Little Rock, AR (US)
    Current Employee - Nuclear Pharmacy Technician in Little Rock, AR (US)

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

    Pros

    great benefits, good management, not a stressful environment compared to other pharmacy settings

    Cons

    not a lot of room for growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Customer service

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits for the area.

    Cons

    Large corporate attitude, easy to get lost in the policies.

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overview

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

    I have been working at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    Good benefits, job security (healthcare supply), challenging

    Cons

    Work life balance, organization is siloed but doesn't see it, they say pay for performance but is isn't there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Live what you preach.

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cardinal Health

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

    I worked at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    growth opportunities, salary & benefits

    Cons

    constant restructuring and ever changing executive management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep employees informed in advance of changes impacting their jobs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Internship

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

    I have been working at Cardinal Health as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great internship program really get to see other functions and all aspects of the company. If you are from out of the area subsidized housing is available at a local hotel in Dublin which really adds to the out of work experiences.

    Cons

    Do not always hire from their intern class but build up the whole summer that they will.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good stepping stone

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant

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

    Pros

    opportunity to learn industry and regulatory quickly through consulting segment

    Cons

    Many are started as new employees "out of pay band" for their role. The segment is flat with silos in the organizational structure so it is hard to truly "move up" or “across” departments. Promotions do not increase pay accordingly, especially when moving to management levels. Leadership positions are blocked by legacy mentality or by the silo’s inherent to the organization structure. Billing targets are the only metric of success and incentive/motivation. No career development, continuing education, or training due to a billing driven structure.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider and value the actual voice of your employee. Talent retention and true talent growth/promotion from within is vital to maintaining your product which is the consultant and his/her knowledge base. No consultant equals no product and that leads to not meeting the billing targets.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    ok

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

    I worked at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, for some departments

    Cons

    Work does't match title. HR useless.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    wouldn't do any good

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Struggling with Healthcare changes as they are

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity within the company

    Cons

    Upper management is always changing their direction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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