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2O+ year career at Merck

Director (Current Employee) Kenilworth, NJ

ProsTalented people
Rewarding work
Strong core values
Excellent benefits

ConsToo much Sr. Management turnover, especially in MRL
Inconsistent career development and training
Significant levels of dissatisfaction among employees

Advice to Senior ManagementDrive employee empowerment / decision-making further down into org structure
Revamp the forced-curve performance evaluation / compensation system

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Use interns and not hire - DON'T WASTE TIME

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Whitehouse, NJ

    I have been working at Merck as an intern

    Pros: Lazy managers who dont know anything. Cons: make interns work more than full time employees expect a lot...while most… Advice to Senior Management: no introduction to basics and expect too much - when deliver excellent results the interns who are chosen are chosen based on(1)… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Dissapointed

    Marketing Manager (Former Employee) North Wales, PA

    I worked at Merck full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros: Strong and effective processes Professional development (for full-time status) Ethical Cons: Negative atmosphere Sub-optimal value placed on many positions within the company Use… Advice to Senior Management: Get back to the culture similar to that prior to 2006 when employees were proud to ssay "I work for… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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