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Schering Plough is a tough workplace, but the money is good

Associate Manager (Current Employee) Kenilworth, NJ

ProsRemuneration - Salary compensation (as part of the pharmaceutical industry) is above average. People looking to increase their compensation should consider positions within pharma.

ConsCombative environment - Due to some difficult events about six years ago, the culture of Schering Plough has changed. Unfortunately, these changes have had a negative influence on the culture, however has allowed the company (in revenue terms) to prosper.

Advice to Senior ManagementSell the company and allow people to make decisions about moving on.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Merck is OK

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Rahway, NJ

    I have been working at Merck


    Pros: Good amount of vacation days once you've been there for a little bit,… Cons: Bureaucracy, no clear direction as to where the company is… Advice to Senior Management: Merck needs to focus more on what we're good at and stop… More
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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Summit, NJ

    I have been working at Merck


    Pros: Compensation is higher than industry average. There is very little chance of termination for… Cons: Very little overall technical competence Demonstrated excellence is largely ignored The decision-making… Advice to Senior Management: Show some ownershipand value those that do show it. Stop… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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