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Great people, bu typical faults of a young company

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Morphotek

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great facilities and people. Compensation is extremely competitive.

Cons

Shoot first, then ask questions, then aim and shoot again mentality.

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  1. Takes care of its own... if you are a FTE

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    Former Contractor - Biochemistry Development Technician in Exton, PA
    Former Contractor - Biochemistry Development Technician in Exton, PA

    I worked at Morphotek as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    In general the people are great, small company politics as usual are a positive and negative. Day to day perks like company-wide activities and happy hours. Frustrations with being a contractor (see "cons") at least were not part of daily lab work; same responsibilities as my FTE peers, same recognition within the group (until it came to compensation or training / travel).

    Cons

    Was hired in 2010 as a contractor (through Aerotek), made the same hourly rate over the 2.5 yrs I spent at the company. A hiring freeze was initiated within a few months of my start date, so the "we always convert to FTE within 6-12 months" turned into a "sorry, we would if we could, but we won't". I watched my fellow contractors leave out of frustration one by one, until it was my turn to say goodbye too. Upper management made it clear through their actions / policies that contractors (with the same years of experience within the company) were not considered equal to FTEs.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize that your hard-working contractors are fully aware they are being treated like second class employees. A welcome change would be built in salary increases after say... 2 years of faithful service as a contractor. Or just hire them already.


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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Exton, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Exton, PA

    I have been working at Morphotek full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work Life balance, talented scientists.

    Cons

    lack of transparency. Even though small company, silos exist. Reward and Recognition is dependent on which department you work in. Lack of long term vision. Too


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