Cardinal Health Reviews

Updated 28 August, 2014
Updated 28 August, 2014
452 Reviews

3.2
452 Reviews
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Cardinal Health Chairman & CEO George S. Barrett
George S. Barrett
240 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance and supportive of community causes (in 31 reviews)

  • Good benefits, clean work environment, strong Management Team (in 32 reviews)


Cons
  • While encouraged, there will be times when work-life balance is not very balanced (in 20 reviews)

  • poor work-life balance, long hours, management is ever-changing, lots of turnover (in 16 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    potentially good employer, but poor management style

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    opportunity for organic growth for employees who are willing to stay with the company

    Cons

    people doing the same thing for years and have refused to learn new techniques for efficiency

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    value and develop your people... cheap labor has its consequences down the road

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    company review

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    Current Employee - Associate  in  Vaughan, ON
    Current Employee - Associate in Vaughan, ON

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    benefits plan is good, nice office environment,

    Cons

    poor management, high turnover, HR department has the highest turnover,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need respect and value your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Challenging, need thick skin!

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Overall team is great, always have the chance to learn more.

    Cons

    For a healthcare company the pay is low management needs more training lack of moral, they push employees to the point where some people have nightmares if the place. Lots of micromanaging one must be ready for lack of communication.

    Very high turn over

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the people in the floor who deal with the customers daily, stop making changes that only cause more grief. No equality lots of favouritism no employee functions. Overall for a large organization you'd expect so much more but all you have is employees you come to work to look for work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    This is a company with huge potential, but struggle to capitalize on opportunities.

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    Former Employee - Regional Director Sales  in  Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Regional Director Sales in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at Cardinal Health

    Pros

    A company that is very well positioned in the medical market.

    Cons

    Due to the size of the organization they fail to enpower their people to make important decisions, control issue.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find way to enpower people and they will due what is best for the company.

    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    It really was a nice place to work.

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    Former Employee - Administrative  in  Denver, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Administrative in Denver, CO (US)

    I worked at Cardinal Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I feel that this company is doing great work, and was proud to work for them. I only left because a better career opportunity was offered to work in the field I really wanted to focus on.

    Cons

    I guess if it is a con for some people, there is a lot of walking involved in most positions because they have such a huge warehouse.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Same advise I would give to any manager, just ensure you are listening to the actual concerns that are brought to your attention.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Cardinal Health Experience

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    Current Employee - Pharmacist
    Current Employee - Pharmacist

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Strong management team, very good benefits, excellent resources to do your job.

    Cons

    Employees working in the field seem to be separated from the corporate culture. By that I mean that communications, advancement opportunities, etc. are more targeted to those working in the corporate headquarters than those in the field.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Human Resources  in  Dublin, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Dublin, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    Healthcare Industry
    Excellent Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Sometimes it seems that mediocrity is rewarded

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great Company to gain experience

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst  in  Dublin, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Dublin, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    -Industry Leader
    -Attractive Experience for other companies
    -Flexible work schedules

    Cons

    -Very Political
    -Have to assimilate to get ahead
    -Very competitive
    -Lousy pay if you aren't hired on at a good rate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Lean Six Sigma does not solve all problems

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    So far so good

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    Current Employee - Coordinator Knowledge Management  in  Dublin, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Coordinator Knowledge Management in Dublin, OH (US)

    I have been working at Cardinal Health full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There are a multitude of job opportunities

    Cons

    networking is the only way to get ahead

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great coworkers

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate II  in  Solon, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate II in Solon, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    The coworkers are the best!
    Starting pay for night shift without experience is great! The benefits are a major plus!

    Cons

    Experience doesn't mean nothing 13yrs in a warehouse. U still start with the same pay as someone with no experience. I've worked for cardinal for almost 4yrs my raises have averaged to be about 2.50.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your experience people! How about a bonus for the warehouse worker and cost of living!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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