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Good

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Principal SAS Programmer in Philadelphia, PA
Current Employee - Principal SAS Programmer in Philadelphia, PA

I have been working at Covance

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

You can have a steady job.

Cons

No much career improvement and progress

Advice to Management

The upper management should have a better future plan.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    It gives you a small dream of possible success, BUT THEN YOU WAKE UP.

    • Work/Life Balance
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD

    I worked at Covance

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Benefits start on day 1.
    -The work gives you a good window to health-care reimbursement practices.

    Cons

    -CRONYISM
    -Senior management is out of touch with career development and recognition of employees.
    -Salary not on par with fair market value
    -Outdated system of work flow.
    -Unrealistic metrics.

    Advice to Management

    I can only speak to Covance-Market Access division, not Covance as a whole. You will work hard for very little compensation in pay or recognition in the form of advancement. If you are not in the 'circle", you will not last long enough to reap the fruits of your labor. Better to get what you can out of Covance and seek employment else where. From everyone I know that has left, they have used it as a stepping stone.


  2. Helpful (1)

    fast pace, nice people and enough resource

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI

    I have been working at Covance

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible working time, reasonable pay

    Cons

    More big pharma people flushed into middle management.

    Advice to Management

    Oral Respecting employee is good. But people want to see the action.


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