Covance
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www.covance.com Princeton, NJ 5000+ Employees

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Updated Mar 25, 2014

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29% Approve of the CEO

Covance Chairman and CEO Joe Herring

Joe Herring

(7 ratings)

33% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great industry experience, but not very enjoyable. Such a shame.

    Scientist (Current Employee)
    Harrogate, England (UK)

    Pros- The salary isn't too bad.
    - Paid overtime.
    - Some of the people who work there are great.
    - A reasonably good system in place for progression.
    - Quite a large emphasis on training.

    Cons- Employee turnover is quite high.
    - The decent people often end up leaving.
    - Too afraid to get rid of incompetent employees.
    - Not afraid to make people redundant when there is a drop in work.
    - Money is by far the company's highest priority - the employees get forgotten.
    - The senior management make poor decisions, often at the expense of the employees.
    - Lack of recognition or reward for hard work.
    - Will take on far too much work to make a bit more money.
    - I regularly work over 50 hours a week.
    - A lot of the staff are rude and unfriendly.
    - Some of the equipment is outdated and barely works.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRemember that a companies most valuable asset is it's employees - don't take advantage of them.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Trample employees to attain maximum profit

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Leeds, England (UK)

    ProsThis company offer an excellent salary

    ConsA blame culture exists to compensate for ineffective management systems

    Advice to Senior ManagementReward your staff with more than money to reduce your high turn over. It will save you money in the long run

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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