Vertex Pharmaceuticals
3.3 of 5 90 reviews
www.vrtx.com Cambridge, MA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Company was looking at nice growth but then had to downsize due to overestimated demand for product.

Manager (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

ProsStill has a chance to turn things around and become a successful long term Pharma company with a strong pipeline.

ConsIs now in a holding pattern for the until the next drug is released in two years. Definitely concerned with costs now more than ever.

Advice to Senior ManagementAcknowledge that some poor business decisions were made. Money and resources were squandered. Learn from your mistakes and move on.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company with balanced work/life environment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Flexibility, Good people, Great scientist minds Cons: Hiring decision takes long time Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Bad idea to take this job

    Director (Former Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Interesting science Quality research organization Pay and benefits Cons: Poor senior management, especially financial - cash burn rate is outrageous. Tend to throw money at problems and duplicate efforts throughout the organization. Politics trumps… Advice to Senior Management: Acknowledge where you are. Great science cannot save this company. If you… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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