9. Boston Scientific
Number of employees: 29,000
Big 100 revenue ranking: 13
Glassdoor rating: 4/5
84% would recommend to a friend.
Boston Scientific prides itself on being committed to solving the challenges that matter most and having a deep caring for human life, according to its employment page. The company suggests that if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, courage and spirit to make a meaningful difference, then Boston Scientific is where you should work.
Here’s what current and former employees have to say on Glassdoor:
“Pros: Company looks out for you; great culture and values. Cons: Very demanding job; small crews; lots of work.” —Former employee
“Pros: Growing diversity; growing revenue; cool products and great impacts on patient lives. Cons: Hard to get promoted; people stay in their roles for a long time.” —Current employee
“Pros: Flexible work/life balance; great benefits; on-site benefits. Cons: Higher budgets are given to groups that make the most money in the company.” —Current employee
“Pros: Opportunities abound; the company and your peers/leadership really care about your development; you get to have a hand in saving lives every day. Cons: Work/life balance is a challenge–80+ hour weeks to stay on top of your responsibilities.” —Current senior production supervisor
“Pros: Continuous improvement culture; focus on customer; compensation and benefits; large company resources. Cons: Work life balance can be challenging; office politics.” —Former employee
“Pros: Opportunities to branch out and explore various departments; inviting work culture; work training courses allow for professional and technical development; employees are very willing to teach/help co-ops when adjusting; co-op steering committee; employee resource groups. Cons: Easy to get caught in a lot of busy work as an co-op; have to take initiative on task/projects you’d like to be apart of or may get left out.” —Former employee