4. Royal Philips
Number of employees: 77,400
Big 100 revenue ranking: 3
Glassdoor rating: 3.6/5
68% would recommend to a friend.
People who work at Philips can prepare to challenge themselves, according to the company. Employees can expect a career that they never knew was possible.
Here’s what current and former employees have to say on Glassdoor:
“Pros: The people, their unwavering passion and commitment to collaborate and get results. Cons: Not always timely communication on new policies/rollouts; not enough transparency with professional development initiatives.” —Former employee
“Pros: Great people to work with who are passionate about solving problems; lots of career growth opportunities for early-stage career individuals; great benefits. Cons: Senior-level+ career growth opportunities seem very limited, with many people at that level being frustrated with them.” —Current employee
“Pros: Great work-life balance and flexibility of working hours, as long as objectives are met; exciting business and societal challenges being addressed by the company. Cons: insufficient systematic career planning or support, you’re on your own; pay is average; nothing to write home about.” —Current employee
“Pros: There are opportunities to grow; a great start to begin your career; you can gain a lot of experience; decent pay and benefits; education assistance; diverse; great coworkers; good teamwork amongst employees. Cons: In the five years I’ve been here, the company has become a stressful work environment; upper management makes poor decisions and doesn’t listen to their employees; overworked; work-life balance is difficult depending on your title/department; company may be a bit too forgiving; no one to report anything or talk to.” —Current employee
“Pros: Decent pay, especially once you hit a certain corporate-grade; good low- to mid-level managers/leaders. Cons: Executive leadership disconnected; mission and vision not consistent with decision and actions as of lately.” —Former employee
“Pros: Great team; takes care of employees; ample opportunities to work with healthcare leaders and institutions to truly make a difference in peoples’ lives. Cons: Too many sites for software development, so there is a lot of intrasite competition and coordination.” —Former employee