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We had a good thing going

Assistant Scientist (Current Employee) Kenilworth, NJ

ProsScientists were in charge.
Great work/life balance.
Highly Ethical environment.
Very good Scieince performed everyday.

ConsSalary is below average.
Promotions are few and far between.
Merck is screwing everything up. they have very little regard for scientists or the scientific process. Merck uses antiquated techniques and has no problem throwing money out the window for shiny new toys.

Advice to Senior ManagementIt doesn't matter. Merck has taken over like a virus.

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    Comfortable place to work but tough to get ahead

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Rahway, NJ

    I have been working at Merck

    Pros: - Work-life balance is fantastic - Coworkers are intelligent and fun to… Cons: - Career advancement is based predominantly on year of service - Lots of bureacracy to… Advice to Senior Management: - Take a more realistic risk posture - Provide more differentiation opportunities between… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Limited opportunities to move to executive levels

    Director (Current Employee) West Point, PA

    I have been working at Merck

    Pros: Salary and benefits are good Cons: Limited advancement, no career development work done by the organization. Very "old school" mentality.… Advice to Senior Management: Get some fresh blood and new ideas. Stick to… More

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