Arena Pharmaceuticals

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Good learning experience, no room for growth.

Senior Research Associate (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

ProsGood employee stock purchase plan. There used to be a lot of great team building, offsite events. Benefits were above average.

ConsLow pay and too many cutbacks on benefits. The amount of work was not consistent. Long meetings with no decisions being made.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more involved with your employees.

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

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    Good company to work for but a lot of corporate politics

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    I worked at Arena Pharmaceuticals


    Pros: Flexible company. You are able to balance family and work well. Benefits are good. Stock options are ok. Since it is… Cons: Corporate Politics. There is just too much of it. Check out this book "Games at your work". Upper management does what they… Advice to Senior Management: We are all trying to achieve the same goal. Don't compete to see who can… More
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    An enjoyable experience

    Research Associate II (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    I worked at Arena Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Great co-workers, great location, interesting work Cons: A little pressure to develop monetizable products. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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