Synta Pharmaceuticals

  www.syntapharma.com
  www.syntapharma.com
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directionless management, friendly co-workers

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Synta Pharmaceuticals

Pros

employees are friendly & hard-working; almost 4 weeks vacation time;

Cons

horrible interdepartmental communication; mediocre benefits/pay; required to work overtime; they don't prefer to promote or hire from within (career advancement is virtually non-existent); very low-tech company (ancient computers, internet system, software, lab equipment, etc)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

suggest executives stop allowing inexperienced CEO to make critical decisions about the direction the company is going & allow more qualified staff & management to lead

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

4 Other Employee Reviews for Synta Pharmaceuticals (View Most Recent)

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    synta is the best

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Scientist II
    Current Employee - Scientist II

    I have been working at Synta Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    very encouraging postive atmosphere, challenging, superb management

    Cons

    small company, less financial stability

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good science, great scientists

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, MA

    I worked at Synta Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Synta is based on very solid science and attracts a lot of good and talented scientists. You have a chance to contribute a lot, and you learn a lot. Good teamwork and good teamplay after work.

    Cons

    BizDev wasn't as successful as they could be. Sometimes Senior Management was building castles in the sky which couldn't stand reality checks.
    Being a medium-size company doesn't allow Synta to promote people within unless someone leaves (which may force some people to leave looking for greener pastures).

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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