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Pfizer Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.3 1,069 reviews

65% Approve of the CEO

Pfizer President & CEO Ian Read

Ian Read

(362 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Benefits,Growth opportunities, diversity, supports work life balance, employee gym(in 61 reviews)

  • They offer good pay and benefits(in 35 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is sometimes compromised because of the workload of activities(in 27 reviews)

  • Dynamic industry does not lend to job security(in 31 reviews)

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    Summer Intern

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsHighly productive environment. Mentors are strict but nice and instructive. Teamwork spirit.

    ConsNot much. Well the work-life balance may not be as good as some other pharma, but still quite good

    Advice to Senior ManagementNot much. Keep up the good work. Hope the next acquirement will be successful.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Account Manager

    Account Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsGood resources to use with customers, great internal teams

    ConsVery flat organization, few opportunities for in-position advancement,

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Pfizer global marketing

    Senior Director (Former Employee)

    ProsGood compensation flexible work arrangements

    ConsConstant Layoffs, poor and declining morale

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

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    great

    Senior Scientist (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    Proswork and life balance is good. flexible working time. no hurry for the work.

    Consno appreciation for assocaites senior manager cares more for their own benefits not for the junior assocaites.

    Advice to Senior Managementcare for science not politics

    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 good ,up to a point...

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe salary is good, the benefits are decent, and the working conditions are good. The working environment was good and it was really clean place to work.

    ConsYou were consistently dealing with low employee morale and poor quality employees on an almost daily basis. You weren't always dealt with on an upfront basis and the company line wasn't followed at the site level all the time.

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

     

    Competitive

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThere are a lot of very talented people in the organization to learn a lot from. Summer Fridays are a plus too.

    ConsThose very talented people can at times become a little too competitive which may may hinder progress. Politics per usual.

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    Ever changing

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Former Employee) Cambridge, MA

    ProsSalary, benefits, people, the best equipment

    ConsThere were 3 major overhauls/layoffs in the 1 year I worked here. Too much time spent on meetings and not enough on the science

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Scary

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat pay. Good people. Interesting work.

    ConsYou never know when you might lose your job. They are slowly taking away all of the benefits that would keep employees. Too scary anymore.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSTOP!!! Have faith in YOUR research to come up with good drugs. Stop buying up the world to fill the void then pfiring (see what I did there) everyone to get the costs back down. Allow your staff to feel safe in their job and they will work their butts off for you.... make them nervous and this is what you get.

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

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    Hard work gets you no rewards

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proscompetitive base pay, good medical benefits, unlimited sick time

    Conspolitical, keeps low performers which brings down the morale, no bonus depending on level

    Advice to Senior Managementmotivate your top performers, get rid of low performers

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

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    Great Place to work if you are a self starter

    Senior Associate Scientist (Current Employee) Pearl River, NY

    ProsUnlimited resources, good staff, competitive culture

    ConsLarge company dynamics and politics

    Advice to Senior ManagementAlways encourage employees to grow it will make them better and more loyal

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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