PDI
2.8 of 5 38 reviews
www.pdi-inc.com Parsippany, NJ 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Mar 26, 2014

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57% Approve of the CEO

PDI CEO and Director Nancy Lurker

Nancy Lurker

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46% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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good place to get experience

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative (Former Employee)
Lake Charles, LA

I worked at PDI full-time for more than a year

ProsA good place to get experience in pharma

Consthis is a contract company so long term job security is up in the air

Advice to Senior Managementmaybe add to your hiring diversity

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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No room for growth, overworked, underappreciated

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at PDI

ProsThe best part about the environment at PDI is some of the other employees to work with

ConsUpper management, Lack of Growth, underappreciated support staff.

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

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Goof flex time sales position

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at PDI as a contractor for more than 5 years

ProsFlexible position and hours, good for work/life balance. Good manager, realistic expectations. Not much overnight travel.

ConsSome disorganization in upper management, limited training and resources at times. Poor communication regarding contracts.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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2014 Layoff from Project Corner (Pfizer)

Senior Healthcare Representative (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I worked at PDI full-time for more than 5 years

ProsLength of contracts with Pfizer seem to be somewhat stable

ConsLow pay and bonus rating sales was based on forced ranking with all peers across the US

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No job security

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at PDI as a contractor

ProsAbility to work on different contracts

ConsNo pipeline of contracts, unstable business plan

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

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It was a good experience.

District Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Charlotte, NC

I worked at PDI full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat people, relaxed culture and awesome working environment.

ConsContract sales positions can end at any time without notice.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Manager

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at PDI full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood home/work balance Decent culture

ConsNo real top down communication. Anybody under SR vp left out of most decisions No real sense of future direction. Major losses in management calls into question company future

Advice to Senior ManagementGet more people involved in company decisions

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

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Poor Managemnt

Senior QA (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at PDI full-time for more than a year

ProsGood relationship with Power company

ConsDoes not take care of employees only care for pay day

Advice to Senior Managementbe more attentive to employee

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PDI is a great company to work for.

Sales Representative (Current Employee)
New Haven, CT

I have been working at PDI as a contractor for more than 5 years

ProsSupportive culture with excellent ongoing training. PDI makes every effort to roll reps onto new contracts when contract ends. Most generous with "19 vacation/bank of days" to be used as needed (vacation, sick day, personal day, etc.). Increases after 5 years. Generous company holidays and bonus week between Christmas and New Years Day off. Best of any CSO company in this regard. Base salary will vary based on the Client and contract. Good benefit package.

ConsNot all contracts have a company car. There aren't always new contracts to roll into. Company used to have more of a "family" vibe with over the top incentive trips.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good communication.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Positive experience! Great for an experienced pharma rep who it seeking flexible contract work

Flex Time Pharmaceutical Sales Representative (Former Employee)

I worked at PDI part-time for more than a year

ProsFlexibility, no dinner programs, very easy training, you are given only the info you need.

ConsInaccurate call list in a large territory makes call nominal. As a contract rep, it's the best position for part time work.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou get what you pay for.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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