Myriad Genetics

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Myriad Genetics Reviews

Updated November 20, 2014
Updated November 20, 2014
49 Reviews
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Myriad Genetics President, CEO, and Director Peter D. Meldrum
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  1.  

    Highly innovative and focused towards the future

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -best products in the industry
    -strong benefits
    -work life balance

    Cons

    growing pains - still working through transition to new products

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to share your vision with all levels of the organization

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Myriad is a fabulous company run by doctors and scientists instead of managers.

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    Former Employee - Receptionist/Data Entry in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Receptionist/Data Entry in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Myriad Genetics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great compensation and benefits, such good people, not too big, but with the stability of a large company because everyone is invested in the success of the work. Myriad is into Six Sigma and 5S methodology which allows coworkers to do more of what they love.

    Cons

    Nearly every position requires a degree (although that's not really a problem).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to teach all employees about the processes so they will be excited about their work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great Culture, Great Work-Life Balance

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Located in Research Park. Great Benefits, Work-Life Balance, Compensation, Employee Development. Great company to impact the lives of people who are suffering from cancer.

    Cons

    Hard for Management to embrace new ideas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees. You hired them for a reason.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Myriad is a great place to work!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics

    Pros

    I love working with smart, innovative and hard working co-workers that are very dedicated to improving patient care. The employees here have a passion about making the patient experience a positive one. Everyone is very supportive and easy to work with - you don't see the internal politics that you see in other companies.

    Cons

    It is difficult to get to know people from different groups. It would be great to see more cross-functional teams working together.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The executives could definitely consider being more visible to the frontline employees that are working hard and show more appreciation for what we do!

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  6.  

    Myriad Genetics

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics

    Pros

    Small company and very dynamic.

    Cons

    New products launched without real good data

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't act like a drug company

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place

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    Former Employee - Database Administrator in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Database Administrator in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at Myriad Genetics

    Pros

    Work environment is friendly.
    Everyone is willing to help each other out.
    Benefits are great.
    Great Location

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours are required, especially when on call.
    A lot of team work required and some people don't do their part.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to listen to those that feed you information. Never forget to praise the hard work that some put in. Look for those not pulling their weight and get rid of them. There are many times when I have been in situations where I have had to cover for someone else simply because they didn't want to work.

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    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Work hard, play hard. Rewarding opportunity to do good for other people.

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Myriad provides opportunities for growth based on performance. It is great to know that everyday we help people make critical decisions about their own health care.

    Cons

    Pay tends to be at the low end of the curve for all positions and they are slow to catch up. Resources sometimes seem to be insufficient which leads to high workload for a few.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    The work is satisfying, management is not

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics full-time

    Pros

    It's very fulfilling to be of service to patients going through newly diagnosed cancers and providing answers to their questions.

    Cons

    The management has changed and is making MANY people unhappy. No matter what you do, you're doing it wrong.
    If you don't fit in with management, you don't fit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Relax!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great work life Balance and Benefits

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, good products and ability to make great commissions.

    Cons

    It appears to be a lot of favoritism. Not always based on how well you do but rather who you know to advance. Some people are penalized even if they are achieving sales growth while others who are not achieving sales growth are rewarded. This is a sales company and the more you sell should be the focus!!!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the employees and don't lose site of the big picture.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Patient Service Coordinator in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Patient Service Coordinator in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Myriad Genetics full-time

    Pros

    Take good care of their employees,

    Cons

    Lot's of drama among lower level employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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