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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Boston, MA

ProsI felt Merck was a great place to work for a bachelors level scientist where associates were treated with a high level of respect. Though the typical glass ceiling existed for associates ideas and input of associates were well heard among PhD's and project support was encouraged. .

ConsMy only issue would be career opportunities outside of the lab were not very available and the path was not encouraged leaving only one place for associates to go when they hit the ceiling, which was to leave

Advice to Senior ManagementAcknowledge talent, foster it within the company thinking of the good of the company not just the good of your department. Managers want to keep good people in their department and when they grow beyond that they have no choice but to leave to further their career.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Common knowledge

    Sales Specialist (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at Merck


    Pros: Name recognition of the company. Has numerous products in various disease state, gives you… Cons: Large company with many reps in same territory. May find yourself… Advice to Senior Management: As with any large pharma company, decisions or direction of sales does not… More
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    Shering-Plough

    Senior Scientist (Current Employee) Union City, NJ

    I have been working at Merck


    Pros: Location across the bridge from Manhattan. The pay is very good however.… Cons: Very expensive housing, I found my 2-br apartment for $2000/month. The… Advice to Senior Management: this is not my area of expertise. I am not sure.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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