The organization is rather tight - in some parts, very rigid and stuck in a rut. Processes are often followed because they are there and not questioned and/or improved.
Management is stacked rather vertically, which makes the company structure very vertical and higher management often detached from the work performed. Information does not flow through the levels well, neither up nor down. A lot of it seems to be pretence - we pretend to care but don't act accordingly.
Being a US company, their hiring and termination practices are very ruthless. If numbers don't add up managers will make your job so intolerable that either you leave on your own accord or you are let go on performance grounds that are not genuine. In the end it is your word against that of your superior, and guess who HR will side with.
How long does it take to get hired from start to finish at Cerner Corporation? What are the steps along the way?
They have their own talent acquisition manager