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Kaizen is the way of life

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Current Employee - Manager in Orange, CA (US)
Current Employee - Manager in Orange, CA (US)

I have been working at Danaher full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

continuous changes and process oriented

Cons

continual cost cutting measures with head count reductions happening for the past 3 years. All happening in December.

Advice to Management

Needs to communicate more effectively.
Internal memo congratulated and thanked the teams for making Q2 a success. We made the numbers for Wall Street and received our Bonus. The next line said that we should expect cost cutting measures in Q3 and Q4 (i.e. head count reductions)

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Danaher has no plans for your future if your not in management position after the aquisition...

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Wood Dale, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Wood Dale, IL (US)

    I worked at Danaher full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    If you like other people and departments taking credit for what you have accomplished, then Danaher is your kind of place. New bosses about every year or so. They get fired and you have a new boss to train! Fun!

    Cons

    Danaher is as shallow as an empty aquarium. Management has bonuses for their rudder and a map (DBS) to navigate a very small boat. Not everyone can get into this small boat and therefore most will perish to the un-employment line... Top-graded (fired) with-out any life preserver.

    Individuals thinking about Danaher beware! Don't waste your experience or degree on Danaher. It is an inquisitional company and does not have time for your career! Please research beyond SEC filings’.

    Advice to Management

    None! You know everthing for now but most of you will be top-graded! Ha!

  2. Helpful (2)

    Don't ever be sick...and people are friendly, but not friends!

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Washington, DC (US)
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Washington, DC (US)

    I worked at Danaher full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Lot of autonomy, good salaries and bonuses

    Cons

    Lack of management, no communication

    Advice to Management

    Don't penalize someone for being out sick. I missed two days in six months and was told that nobody ever misses work there. In fact, there are people who have been there for years who have never missed a single day of work. I was not hired permanently because of this, but they would not tell me that. They just kept overlooking me for open positions that I was well-qualified for.

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