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Started out great, has gotten progressively worse.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Associate Director in Research Triangle Park, NC
Current Employee - Associate Director in Research Triangle Park, NC

I have been working at Quintiles full-time (More than 3 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good vacation is you're an Assoc. Director or above. Doing some interesting work.

Cons

Senior management has completely lost touch with employees. While claiming double digit growth in profits, raises are practically non-existent (~2% if you're lucky) and the employee contribution for health insurance went up from 10% to 35%, and they blamed the ACA while hiding the cost burden shifting. Management is also stuck in the 1990's with bell-curve forced distribution ratings, and beginning to talk about "the new normal". Pretty much all non-mandated training is slashed, no advancement opportunities for most IT positions. As soon as they eliminated the matrixed organization, the opportunities for people to actually advance in their career were eliminated. Now it's only about delivery. And to top it off, at least in the main headquarters, they're going to bench-style seating with less square footage for a cubette than is required for a veal pen. Nothing says "Quintiles cares" about its employees like pitiful raises, cutting benefits while shifting more cost to the employee, cutting training and career progression, and then moving you into a rabbit hutch of a desk.

Advice to Management

Invest in your employees. Pay attention to the falling rankings in best places to work and the employee engagement survey. The constant focus on only delivery while eliminating your change management specialists is resulting in broken systems, quality challenges and low morale. Surprise. A re-org every year that breaks up functioning teams and distributes them across dysfunctional teams just makes all teams dysfunctional.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Great place to work but getting progressively worse

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Data Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Clinical Data Manager in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at Quintiles full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, good line managers. Good job prospects. Job descriptions are well defined and there is plenty of support for whatever task you are performing

    Cons

    Facilities in Berrington building are embarrassing. Work is being piled onto employees since the company went public again. Work-life balance is not good currently though it used to be great


  2. Helpful (6)

    Silos are apparent here and you will be overworked to the hilt with little or no recognition. No collaboration at all.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - Executive in Durham, NC

    I have been working at Quintiles full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Company is the largest in its class in the world and has status.

    Cons

    Vision from the top is not what it used to be. I don't like where we are headed, especially since we went public.

    Advice to Management

    The EES surveys - are they for real?? Are the results even looked at for implementation?


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