Vertex Pharmaceuticals

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7 people found this helpful  

Not so rosy

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Pros

Good salary, great benefits, many perks.
High quality drugs for major diseases.
Good, hard-working, dedicated employees.

Cons

Resources stretched too thin, employees stressed and overworked, inadequate performance feedback and training.
Indiscriminate hiring and firing: employees are highly expandable.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Increase communication and resources. Switch from "lean and mean" to "lean and keen".

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very social environment

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    Former Employee - Intern in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Intern in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    -Very social environment, everyone here is friends outside of work.
    -Great benefits
    -Great internship program
    -Scientists focus on real diseases

    Cons

    -All Temp to Hire
    -Politics and groups of friends are developed
    -Salary could be better
    -Broaden horizons
    -No drug to market yet

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    ok

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

    I have been working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    benefits, clinical development, passion fro growth

    Cons

    career growth; growing pains; too many layers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    too many meetings

    No opinion of CEO
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