Covance

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Good benefits and PTO; Managers more worried about pleasing clients than their employees

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Current Employee - Clinical Research Associate I in Conshohocken, PA
Current Employee - Clinical Research Associate I in Conshohocken, PA

I have been working at Covance full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Good coworkers and PTO and benefits.

Cons

Salary is less than other companies. Career development is very slow and you need to careful not to get pigeonholed in a position/project.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give some positive feedback to employees along with the negative. Focusing on only improvement areas and ignoring all accomplishments demotivates the employee. Try to keep employees engaged and feeling like a key part of the team instead of dinging them for petty things and never acknowledging their project accomplishments.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Too much outsourcing!!

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    Former Employee - Associate Project Manager in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Associate Project Manager in Princeton, NJ

    I worked at Covance full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company provides a pleasant work environment, flexible schedule, and overall nice people to work with. Good pay and benefits as well.

    Cons

    Too much outsourcing - I had worked there for 5 years and every year they were outsourcing a new department. Otherwise, it is very bureaucratic, hard to get things done without approvals from 10 different people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop outsourcing! It is not the answer. A lot of the functions that have been outsourced have been failures. Sometimes it is most valuable to keep things in house.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Gone downhill

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Covance full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Working remotely, benefits, PTO, Bonus

    Cons

    Lack of company culture, greediness, male dominated funnel

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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