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Overall Very Good Employer

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Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

If you work at Pfizer you can expect: Structured work environment, Great products, Decent Budget, Good intell data, Great Reputation from doctors

Cons

As with all companies of Pfizer's size at times you are nothing more than a number. To succeed at Pfizer it is best to be non-opinionated and follow the scripts.

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    Program Data Manager

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    Former Employee - Program Data Manager in New London, CT
    Former Employee - Program Data Manager in New London, CT

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Ability to work from home and travel is still supported. There is cohesion among treatment programs as this is necessary to keep the program consistent.

    Cons

    Very unorganized, unsupportive, stressful. Processes, documentation, standards, templates, etc. constantly change and you're required to continually go back and review the same documentation over and over instead of going forward from the time of the change. Most studies are long-term and you are responsible to address documents from colleagues who preceded you on the study, many of whom no longer work there. This happens every couple weeks. VERY stressful, demanding, and time-consuming.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look more closely at individual workloads and work / life balance for sake of employee health, productivity and quality. Also, leave processes, etc in place for more than 5 minutes as constantly reinventing the wheel is an unproductive waste of time.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Pfizer creates politicians not medicines

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Groton, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Groton, CT

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, pay, nothing else, nothing else, nothing else (had to enter 5 pros)

    Cons

    Political atmosphere, unbearable bureaucracy, best talent continues to leave, ready-fire-aim business strategy, decisions based on leaders personal interests and never around making best science decisions or even decisions in best benefit of company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire yourselves and allow scientists to make decisions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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