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Earn Trust Every Day

Sales Representative (Former Employee) Washington, DC

ProsHigh caliber of business acumen among reps
Great products to sell
Industry recognition as leader
Was financially sound while
Upheld high degree of integrity

ConsWhen things went south with a few of SP's products, communication was not forthcoming
Kept on putting off the lay offs - demotivating
overall - it was a great company until about 2008

Advice to Senior ManagementBe transparent with employees
Be realistic in expectations
Uphold the manager/rep relationship as a professional one.

(they did all of this while I was there - just saying - keep at it!)

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    Lost company trying desperately to find its way

    Business Manager (Former Employee) Chicago, IL

    I worked at Merck


    Pros: This is a highly structured, well funded organization. The benefits are great. The senior leaders are really trying to bring Merck back to… Cons: The problem is that the senior leaders are too wrapped up in the processes and policies. There are many internal handcuffs placed on employees… Advice to Senior Management: Take back the company from the lawyers. Start making decisions on your own without the "medical-legal" crutch. If you really… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Merck's a good company to work for, but job satisfaction seems low and the future for pharma reps is in question.

    Pharmaceutical Representative (Former Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Merck


    Pros: Merck has good products to sell, provides decent sales resources,… Cons: For me, selling pharmaceuticals didn't bring much satisfaction. There have historically been too many reps, and doctors don't have time to… Advice to Senior Management: I think you are doing the right thing in reducing sales forces. … More
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