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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"A successful and well organised multinational manufacturer."
Pros: 
  • The flexi-time system allows employees a lot of freedom with their work/life balance.
  • It’s widely perceived that hard work will result in recognition and career progression.
  • The complete process, from R&D to manufacturing is all done in one location.
  • There is good support available from managers and supervisors as well as a strong social culture.
Cons: 
  • Some employees felt that there wasn’t enough space for everyone in the offices.
  • There were many systems and procedures to learn early on.
  • The company is so large that it can be overwhelming at times.
  • The training programme ran into problems and didn’t run to schedule.
Culture
8.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.8 / 10
 
Hours
8.6 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
7.4 / 10
 

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"Know your CV and know what the company does. Be honest and don't try to answer something..."

"There is a great culture in Boston Scientific. We have set up a young professionals'..."

"The issue is not so much the office as individual desks. Some desks are located in..."

"I work a 39 hour week. There is a flexi-time system in place where you have core..."

"Boston offer one of the best pay packages for graduates. However, other programmes..."

"The company has a sports and social club. For a small weekly cost you can get discount..."

"Have you had to deal with difficult situations in the past and how did you handle..."

"We get reminders not to print things unless it's absolutely required. There's basic..."

"They have been pretty accessible and open to conversations so far. They sit in the..."

"There's great respect with regards to diversity throughout the company."

"Promotions can be slow and political. However, they are there if you are willing..."

"There is no shortage of work so the day is never boring. However, sometimes there..."

"The hours are flexible and you can finish early on a Friday. It's a friendly environment..."

"Work starts earlier in the day than I'd like."

"Bake offs are very popular at tea time."

"Adaptive and comprehensive."

"It's a well-known medical device company with a reputation for treating employees..."

"The training programme hasn't run to schedule due to unforeseen circumstances. However,..."

"I'd like there to be more mixing with other grads, or previous grads, to get advice..."

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