Merck Reviews

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Merck President & CEO Kenneth C. Frazier
Kenneth C. Frazier
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    Restoring itself to greatness

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Director in Rahway, NJ
    Current Employee - Director in Rahway, NJ

    I have been working at Merck full-time (more than 10 years)


    Strong focus on doing what"s right and helping patients.


    Compensation is low, demands are high and HR is only interested in trying to tell people how good they have it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change end of year evaluation process to allow outstanding performance to be rewarded. The current system undermines team work when only one or two people can be seen as the "winners" and everyone else is rated as "meets expectations" or even "below expectations" to meet a predefined curve.

    Positive Outlook
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Merck Interviews

Updated Dec 18, 2014
Updated Dec 18, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Molecular Biomarker and Diagnostic Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Contacted with an email in another language, thought it was a mistake, but contact them and was told they wanted to schedule an interview for the following day. I took the phone interview. The hiring manager told me about the position and asked me about my background. She also asked me what prior lab experience I had. It was a very short interview; She didn't ask that many questions.

    Interview Questions
    • She asked me if I was able to commute to work and wanted to know within 24 hours even though no job offer was given.   Answer Question
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Merck Awards & Accolades

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Access to Medicine Index, Access to Medicine, 2010
10 Most Innovative Consumer Product Companies, Fast Company, 2011
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Additional Info

Headquarters Whitehouse Station, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1891
Type Company - Public (MRK)
Industry Health Care
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

We come from many backgrounds and do different things, but we all strive to deliver on the same promise: finding new ways to create a healthier future.

This is the common goal that unites and guides us at Merck. Uncompromising dedication to the people who depend on our products is a passion we all share.

At Merck, you'll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences... More

Mission: Improving Life – We embrace our quest to tackle health challenges for people throughout the world.

Ethics & Integrity – We are committed to the highest standards of... More

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