Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

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Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated November 21, 2014
Updated November 21, 2014
7 Reviews
4.4
7 Reviews
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Peter M. Hecht, Ph.D.
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    A very reasonable option

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

    I have been working at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Teamwork, incredibly bright co-workers, clear mission, a CEO that checks in and walks around to talk with everyone, fairly transparent communication

    Cons

    It takes a while to figure out the culture. Narrowed focus to GI (not really a con but just not as opportunistic as it used to be).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please stop spending so much so that we can be profitable and move the stock price.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A good place to grow

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    A great collection of bright people who have been given an opportunity to excel. This is true in all departments.Everyone seems to work very hard and I've never had the pleasure of working with so many bright people in one place.Intentions are good.

    Cons

    There are some unrealistic expectations. They anticipated that their drug would succeeed more than it has so the company is geared to be a more successful company than it really is.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing and buoy up the stock price.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Culture of collaboration and learning.

    Cons

    Growing pains of a small startup becoming larger pharmaceutical firm.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose the culture that makes the company great.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company with management taking on the tough choices to better the future.

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    Former Employee - Director Information Technology in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Director Information Technology in Boston, MA

    I worked at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Small company ability to take on many roles.

    Cons

    Small company that expects you to take on more roles

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be upfron tabout the the issues facing the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Free beer on Fridays!

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    Former Employee - Office Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Office Manager in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Really laid back people, great company culture, and challenging work.

    Cons

    Nothing from the usual office cons, no staples and whatnot.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Director

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    Current Employee - Director in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Director in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Culture and not used loosley nor as a marketing tool. Genuine people, strong leadership team.

    Cons

    None after being here over 1 year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to allow each employee to be decide their own destiny at Ironwood.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    rewarding

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    exciting energetic place to work

    Cons

    time to take control of the brand

    Recommends

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