Myriad Genetics Reviews

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Myriad Genetics President, CEO, and Director Peter D. Meldrum
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    Headed on a downward spiral.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Patient Service Coordinator  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Patient Service Coordinator in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I agree with the below comment; the view of the mountains.

    Cons

    -Bureaucratic structure with layers of management - from regional managers to department managers down to team supervisors. This, along with mandates for compliance, takes precedence over doing the right thing. It discourages change and cripples improvement. You may ask "Why do we do it this way?" The answer is often, "We've always done it this way." Forget creativity. Forget talent. Forget improvement.

    -Micromanagement is crazy and is implemented with a command and control leadership style. Employees are treated like numbers. No one cares if you fall off the face of the earth. You're replaceable. We don't need you.

    -Bonuses and rewards are given equally to everyone. And tenure precedes performance. Just another way to promote mediocrity and high turnover.

    -Because management is so stuck in the past and resistant to changes, lots of processes (basically anything done on the phone or computer) is outdated. This is 2013, not 1992!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tenure Suppresses Talent:

    Just because “Employee A” has performed a task longer than “Employee B” doesn’t necessarily mean that “A” is more skilled than “B.” Furthermore, just because “A” has been with the company longer than “B”, doesn’t necessarily mean that “A” possesses more talent, upside, knowledge, or adds more value than “B.” When an organization promotes based upon tenure, and not based upon recognition of talent, merit, performance, etc., the company is not leveraging its true talent base. Not recognizing, developing, and rewarding talent is the fastest way I know of to drive talent out of your organization and directly into the hands of your competition.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Terrible Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Patient Service Coordinator  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Patient Service Coordinator in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Myriad Genetics full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The beautiful view from your work station.

    Cons

    Micro management, favortism for the employees they like. Work long hours, work faster, time lines given. The computers and phones need to be updated and make sure they work properly. If they like you it will be a somewhat good career. If you are not part of the management group prepare to be miserable !

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat all employees equally. Notice the employees working hard and that are not in the BIG boys club.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Myriad Genetics is a miserable place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Scientist II  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Scientist II in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Myriad Genetics

    Pros

    Salt Lake City is a great place to live

    Cons

    No career growth, Extremely slow promotion rate, promotions given on a 10% quota and tenure basis, not on merit. Management gives themselves 100 fold more stock options then mid level employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotions should be given on merit. Stock options should be more equally distributed to employees to incentivize them to actually work. The atmosphere mgmt has created breeds laziness, distrust, and bitterness

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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