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Helpful (7)

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

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

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 Management

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

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Very social environment

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

    I worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    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

  2. ok

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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

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    benefits, clinical development, passion fro growth

    Cons

    career growth; growing pains; too many layers

    Advice to Management

    too many meetings

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