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Liked working for Wyeth, hated working for Pfizer.

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Former Employee - Senior Technical Analyst in Richmond, VA
Former Employee - Senior Technical Analyst in Richmond, VA

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

Pros

People I worked with were good people, and use of technology was cutting edge for big pharma.

Cons

Pfizer really couldn't care less about its employees. After they took over Wyeth, I had two phone conversations with my new boss in over a year, the first of which was to inform me that I would be losing my job sometime that year. Didn't return calls or emails after that.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Treat your people better. What I described above is unacceptable.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Below Average since Pfizer bought Wyeth

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Engineer in Andover, MA
    Former Employee - Maintenance Engineer in Andover, MA

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Challenging work. Job constantly changes.

    Cons

    Management clueless as to the needs of the employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Like my job, the company...not so much anymore.

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    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, still decent benefits, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Highly political. Lots of groups with overlapping responsibilities.
    Under constant reorganization creating a very disruptive work environment. Good people are leaving if they haven't left already.
    Lack of transparency in promotions.
    Terrible communication from senior management. They say they respect people, but they really don't.
    Struggling to change their culture - please no more slogans.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    An internal reorg involving only part of the organization should not take more than 1 year to complete. Need to move faster and be decisive and not so scared to make mistakes that we wind up with a long disruptive process and not much change in the end.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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