There are newer employer reviews for Nektar Therapeutics
There are newer employer reviews for Nektar Therapeutics

See Most Recent

Helpful (1)

Fair for this economy

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Nektar Therapeutics

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Strong collaboration. CEO has saved the company from disaster after Pfizer pulled out.

Cons

No career development opportunities in my department. I'm working 10 hours day and am answering emails 18/7 a day.

Advice to Management

Ensure that your mid level managers are worthy of leading your lower level employees.

0 reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
  • Any Status
  1. Helpful (1)

    Solid Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Nektar Therapeutics

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good product platform and great growth opportunities. Small company feel, but global presence. Company has moved from single product, to much more diverse projects and products. Good scientists and exciting new projects. Some managers are very solid. Generally, the Company is not afraid to discipline employees who are not performing well, including terminating them as appropriate. Company pays well, even for the SF Bay Area.

    Cons

    Senior Mgmt can be elitist, and doesn't always demonstrate that lower level employees are valued as highly as senior level employees. Like many smaller companies, employees sometimes have to wear many hats, and provide coverage for each other frequently - this can be positive (new experiences) or challenging (take away from your progress).


  2. It's a different Nektar

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Carlos, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Carlos, CA

    I have been working at Nektar Therapeutics

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The Nektar of the last few years has made great advances in providing the systems and support that employees need to get their jobs done. Management now diversifies the company so we're not dependent on a single drug anymore. The atmosphere is friendly, and the backstabbing is at a minimum.

    Cons

    Some of the employees who are long-term sometimes act like they're privileged or something, even though it's a fundamentally different company now.

    What you did for Exubera means nothing anymore. Move forward!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. People might not agree with every single move the company makes, but the overall direction is looking great.


There are newer employer reviews for Nektar Therapeutics
There are newer employer reviews for Nektar Therapeutics

See Most Recent

Work at Nektar Therapeutics? Share Your Experiences

Nektar Therapeutics

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.