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Need for transparency, better talent retention policies, lean management approach

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Raleigh, NC

Pros"Brand Name Recognition" CRO
Large number of resources
Opportunities exist for exposure to diverse array of projects and work
There are some truly intelligent people to work with

ConsToo large of a CRO that change often comes slowly
Divisions lack coherent and consistent communication and resource sharing model
Management sometimes rewards tenure over actual ability or skill set
There exists dead weight at various levels that should be exposed

Advice to Senior ManagementBecome more transparent and involved in the ground level discussions of performance because this is a knowledge based service product we're delivering. Reward loyalty and retain talent via curated vertical pathway, career development via conferences and additional training /education, and recognize individuals who should be managing/mentoring people with those who definitely should not.

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    All business, not about the people anymore

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at ICON full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Some nice perks like compressed days and good benefits. But… Cons: They became the company that is all about business, and don't care about the people.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good company and People, low salary

    Project Manager (Current Employee)

    I have been working at ICON full-time


    Pros: New group; alliance partners with big pharma Training and support now established Easy enough… Cons: low salary due to early developement focus (early phase/FIH) Some times work long hours to meet deadlines; par for the course Some clients/sponsor difficult to work with;… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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