Merck
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www.merck.com Whitehouse Station, NJ 5000+ Employees

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Great place to work

Associate Director (Former Employee)
North Wales, PA

ProsThe high caliber of Merck employees is unrivaled. It was a pleasure to work with such a talented group of people.

ConsIt is difficult to distinguish yourself if you are not a type A personality. No one will recognize your accomplishments if you don't advocate for yourself

Advice to Senior ManagementFind ways to recognize employees. Recognize that diversity includes not just racial/ethnic diversity but also diversity in personalities and ways of working

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Could be "Good to Great" again, only if...

    Manager (Current Employee)
    West Point, PA

    I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Pay, Medical Benefits, Ability to atract talent based on the… Cons: Sr. Management lacking vision, simplicity, or clarity to communicate. Millions paid to external consultants to generate solutions. Excessive tolerance for poor performance at the Plain/Executive… Advice to Senior Management: Critically assess if you have the right people on the… 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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    Good entry level position with opportunity for growth

    Senior Applications Analyst (Former Employee)
    Philadelphia, PA

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


    Pros: Good career growth opportunities within the company. Able to get promoted 3 times in 4… Cons: Lots of changes and news of layoffs across company. Morale lower during layoffs and hiring… Advice to Senior Management: Plan people management better to avoid layoffs whenever business fundamentals… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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