Alkermes
3.4 of 5 14 reviews
www.alkermes.com Waltham, MA 500 to 999 Employees

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Updated Apr 14, 2014

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Alkermes Chairman, President, and CEO Richard F. Pops

Richard F. Pops

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67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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no career development/training, poor benefits and compensation

Research Associate (Former Employee)
Cambridge, MA

I worked at Alkermes

Prosthey practice good science -

ConsNo career development/training, poor benefits and compensation. Poor strategy by management (that recently made a mass exodus) left the company with not much of a future in their pipeline.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in your employees, train Directors/ADs/senior scientists in basic management skills. Improve HR function in the organization- increase activities, training and career development programs at all levels of the organization, benefits, team building activities, etc.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Small company, many growing pains

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Alkermes full-time for more than 3 years

ProsManufacturing business, patient focus on new product development

ConsWavering commitments from senior management

Advice to Senior ManagementIt may be helpful to execute on a 5-year plan

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Wonderful!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Alkermes full-time for more than 5 years

Prospeople, benefits, vacation, flexibility, communication

Consheavy top management level, too many people who shouldn't be there and takes to long to fire them.

Advice to Senior Managementget rid of manufacturing training supervisor, she's the reason so many good people leave

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Questionable management maturity in a small shop

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Alkermes

ProsDecent holiday parties. Small pharma mentality.

ConsPeople who are offensive or abusive should not be tolerated in any way. Alkermes rewards bad management behavior, does nothing to rid itself of the people who are self-serving and dictatorial, and promotes an uncaring disrespectful atmosphere toward its employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay attention to the lowest levels of the organization. They often go unheard, and fear management retaliation.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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