9. Cardinal Health (medical segment)
Number of employees: 30,251
Big 100 revenue ranking: 7
Glassdoor rating: 3.5/5
66% would recommend to a friend.
Maintaining and fostering a diverse, inclusive work environment is essential to Cardinal Health. It touts itself on employees being able to make healthcare safer and more cost-effective while being rewarded for performing at their best. The company also says the office atmosphere is a respectful and supportive environment that encourages fresh thinking from all employees. There is also a sense of optimism, enthusiasm and a competitive spirit when working for Cardinal Health.
Here’s what current and former employees have to say on Glassdoor:
“Pros: Flexible hours; good mentors; a lot of opportunities and a lot of growth and career advancement. Cons: Management has a limited vision; work resources very limited; boss culture instead of leadership guidance culture; have to travel and relocate a lot if you want to grow in this company.” —Current senior financial analyst
“Pros: Great benefits; good pay; great PTO and holiday payout; OK events here and there. Cons: Hard to promote yourself; a lot of overtime; favoritism where I work; incompetent in mid-level leadership team.” —Former employee
“Pros: You will learn your specific niche of your business extremely well; you will gain excellent contacts within the industry; you learn how to work at a faster pace than your industry peers; if you are successful here, you will be great anywhere. Cons: Strong leadership is shifted out of their position quickly into the “next” role; can be a challenge to have consistency in higher leadership.” —Current employee
“Pros: Fun; collaborative; challenging; flexible; reliable. Cons: Rigid; stagnant; stressful; non-growth oriented; limited.” —Current employee
“Pros: Of all the DCs, Cardinal has an incredibly talented group of people who are down to earth and very easy to get along. Cons: Leadership team need to get more aggressive pursuing growth strategies.” —Former VP
“Pros: Will develop high-potentials; good opportunities to learn; inclusive culture; work culture built around continuous improvement; benefits and pay are good. Cons: Limited mobility for promotion at the distribution centers; high turnover; personal and professional culture objectives that are pushed are not always aligned with what is actually practiced; pay by itself seems below average.” —Current employee