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Not a bad place to work

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Current Employee - Developer  in  Billerica, MA
Current Employee - Developer in Billerica, MA

I have been working at PAREXEL full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good work life balance and a stable company

Cons

It is a big company, and you can feel a little lost sometimes

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for PAREXEL

  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Horrible! Work load is unrealistic!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Billerica, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Billerica, MA

    I have been working at PAREXEL full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Medical benefits and 401K --nothing else positive.

    Cons

    Only here 3 months and burned out already (I have over 10 yrs. experience working at other CROs and this is the worst). Work load is ridiculous with no time to come up for air. 12+ hr. days and working weekends/holidays. Line management support is a joke. You are thrown into it--sink or swim. Too many SOPs that totally bog down what you are trying to accomplish--waste of time and too confusing to read with pointless diagrams and "swim lanes". Beware about asking questions because you won't get answers. Hand off of studies from colleagues is non-existent. No information about where the study is, what the issues are, etc. Horrible communication. All I can say is DON'T WORK HERE!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people so work can be more evenly distributed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company, great benefits, decent salaries

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Waltham, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA

    I have been working at PAREXEL

    Pros

    benefits
    people
    established company growing very quickly

    Cons

    very large (can be a pro)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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