Bayer HealthCare

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I have advanced through several HQ and field based positions and experienced a good amount of success here.

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Whippany, NJ
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Whippany, NJ

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

Pros

Don't typically push anyone out. If you want, you can spend you entire career here.
The new CEO seems energetic, with good ideas, and a long term vision.

Cons

To call them austere would minimize it. Extremely bottom line focused, at the expense of long-term growth.
Passive aggressive culture. People are very nice superficially, but don't reveal their true motives.
Very bureaucratic and slow decision making.
It's not what you do or accomplish, it is who advocates for you. It's about who management is comfortable with, not who is most qualified.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make promotions based on merit, not who is liked more or more well connected.
Set up on boarding for all new employees, both internal and external hires.
Focus more on the long term, not the short term.
Provide more transparent career and succession planning.
Promote strategists and people who have accomplished, not "potential".
Spend for the long term instead of bleeding assets for every penny of profit.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    A mismanaged company with disconnected leadership

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Whippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Whippany, NJ

    I worked at Bayer HealthCare full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, nicely lit new building, long-time workers adaptive to changes in leadership. Despite lowered salaries, newly outsourced employees still maintain a professional demeanor with their former company's interests as their goal.

    Cons

    Top level and senior management are "latest trend" oriented and kept distanced from issues and decisions made by poorly skilled lower management that negatively affect many employees.

    New open office concept creates loss of productivity as many employees spend time looking for places to have private conversations, meetings and interviews.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Staff Scientist

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    Current Employee - Staff Scientist in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Scientist in Berkeley, CA

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

    Pros

    Great benefits Great coworkers Great onsite celebration Great locations Great buildings Great city Great weather Great brand name Great business plan Great diversification of business

    Cons

    Lousy paper pushers too many fiefdom fights Too many chiefs and not enough indians Enough mobility for non-Germans not enough pipeline candidates

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand your reports' pains

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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