PAREXEL
2.8 of 5 292 reviews
www.parexel.com Waltham, MA 5000+ Employees

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Organized chaos - though they mean well

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Lowell, MA

ProsNewer technologies
Interesting field
Trying to do the right thing

ConsHigh turnover rate
Very reactionary
Using agile in name only
Divisional infighting

Advice to Senior ManagementHave a consistent plan on what you are trying to accomplish

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    Started off great, ended not so great.

    In House CRA (Former Employee)
    Durham, NC

    I worked at PAREXEL


    Pros: Excellent benefits (health specifically) and managers respect work/life balance Manager also worked with me to schedule long and short vacations around… Cons: Some coworkers took ad stage of the laid-back dress code and dressed inappropriately/unprofessionally Training for specific job roles needs serious improvement Dental… Advice to Senior Management: Fight for the good competent workers to get promotion and raises. No use loosing good employees Bc of low salary no promotion to… More
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    The industry training was exceptional, but line management's expectations of hours worked per week was unreasonable.

    Clinical Data Manager (Current Employee)
    Waltham, MA

    I have been working at PAREXEL


    Pros: This is the Cadillac of the industry in terms of training. You will learn a lot and learn it… Cons: I found it extremely stressful in terms of work life balance. The number of hours per week that line management expected an employee to… Advice to Senior Management: Staff a project appropriately to give employees a better work life balance. Contractors may love the overtime because they are earning time and… More
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