Number of employees: 34,000
Glassdoor rating: 3.7/5
73% would recommend to a friend.
Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) touts itself as being a global business that is advancing the world of health. People who work for BD can expect to contribute to advancing the world of health and saving and improving lives, according to its Glassdoor profile.
Here’s what current and former employees have to say:
“Pros: Everyone is truly focused on the ultimate customer – the patient; you can tell associates believe in BD’s mission; transparent CEO; supportive teams; meaningful work. Cons: BD can move a bit slow at times, but that’s beginning to change.” —Current employee
“Pros: Fair compensation; good healthcare; stable; care about people. Cons: You might find it large and associated negatives that come with that.” —Current employee
“Pros: Constantly working to improve; focused on outcomes; science-led. Cons: A lot of long-term employees in the management ranks (15+ years) makes it had to bring new ideas at times.” —Current employee
“Pros: Great internal growth opportunities in the company. Cons: A lot of management has a “me over we” mentality. People leaders need to share success with the team, and that’s not always done here.” —Former employee
“Pros: Innovative and leader in the industry; has huge growth potential. Cons: Retirement based company that has not evolved to current needs of employees; to many layers to make effective and efficient decision making.” —Former employee
“Pros: Ability to work on meaningful products that help patients; good work culture and managers that invest in training its employees. Cons: Some departments were very resistant to change or improvement, which meant working with cumbersome and outdated systems; mediocre work-life balance with long work hours depending on what project you are assigned.” —Former employee