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Helpful (5)

Difficult

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Excellent Science and a desire to do good

Cons

difficult politics and a use and loose mentality toward people

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  1. Helpful (7)

    Not so rosy

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


  2. Helpful (1)

    Very social environment

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


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