McKesson Reviews

Updated 22 April 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McKesson full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of different opportunities in corporation, many different products enhancing healthcare. Good benefits

    Cons

    Increasing benefit costs, shrinking raises that do not get you too far ahead due to rising benefit costs.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Good work place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Security in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Security in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at McKesson

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People Care about performance and integrity

    Cons

    May not pay market rates

    Advice to Management

    Keep company interests as priority

  3. Helpful (2)

    Toxic environment, low pay, no growth (dead end jobs), no consistent strategy- Highest Turnover

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKesson

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, hours are flexible, as long as you get your work done, you can use your hours as you like
    Good benefits- being a healthcare company, they provide you with good benefits

    Cons

    No growth (literally dead end jobs)
    Low pay
    Terrible management & decisions
    Horrible work culture (blame games, office politics, etc.)
    High turnover

    Advice to Management

    Re-hire new & intelligent people in the company to drive growth & strategy
    Older employees- making work culture toxic with their backwards thinking

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  5. Helpful (4)

    Changes every year

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA (US)

    I worked at McKesson

    Pros

    If you're "liked" by some people, you'll stick around.

    Cons

    Constantly reorganizing, moving people into other roles, never recognizing loyal employees. Employees are always on edge about their job security.

    Advice to Management

    Stop looking for some magic bullet and really look at who is going into what position. Recognize employees who have stuck it out through the years.

  6. Making a Difference in Healthcare

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Talent Advisor in Alpharetta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Talent Advisor in Alpharetta, GA (US)

    I have been working at McKesson

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Making a difference in healthcare

    Cons

    Lots of internal growth opportunity

  7. Helpful (2)

    Challenging place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Leadership in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Leadership in Charlotte, NC (US)

    I have been working at McKesson full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Willing to let you try different positions you are interested in
    Possibility of bonuses in certain positions
    Management male dominated
    Relaxed cubical environment

    Cons

    Unorganized
    Management male dominated
    Females not compensated fairly
    On boarding and raining lacking

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your line level employees. Get to know your staff. Don't focus primarily on metrics, give people a chance.

  8. Application Analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKesson

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management, office culture flexiblity, growth

    Cons

    none that I know of

  9. Very family oriented

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKesson

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Working for this company is a great starting ground to the medical field

    Cons

    No room of advancement. Very low pay

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within. Some of your greatest workers are within your offices.

  10. Helpful (2)

    My experience at McKesson has been filled with favoritism and racism

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Oklahoma City, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Oklahoma City, OK (US)

    I have been working at McKesson

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I don't believe are are any pros at McKesson

    Cons

    Poor salary and raises. No opportunity for advancement especially for minorities or females

    Advice to Management

    There is no opportunity for management advancement

  11. Contract Analyst

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Contract Analyst in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Contract Analyst in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I have been working at McKesson full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Decent Pay, Good Insurance

    Cons

    Very corporate and buttoned up.

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