Pfizer Reviews

Updated March 26, 2015
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Pros
  • Depending on your department there may/may not be work-life balance (in 72 reviews)

  • Pay and benefits and the chance to work with a lot of really incredible people (in 37 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is sometimes compromised because of the workload of activities (in 34 reviews)

  • The company is always reorganizing and job security is moderate (in 35 reviews)

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  1. Good Company

    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Groton, CT
    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Groton, CT

    I have been working at Pfizer

    Pros

    Good management and very professional

    Cons

    Training program could be better

  2. Great company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate, Trade Complkance in Pearl River, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Associate, Trade Complkance in Pearl River, NY

    I worked at Pfizer

    Pros

    Always room for advancement.

    Cons

    Exiting site and not enough employees to get jobs done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great team leadership

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. Pfizer is a great company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Pfizer training is great an gives you an opportunity to learn. Very Professional work environment

    Cons

    Some benefits have changed. Hard to grow if you are an assistant

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More opportunities for employees trying to grow

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Quality Assurance Mgr

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - QA Manager in Guayama, PR
    Former Employee - QA Manager in Guayama, PR

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Was able to use all my previous experience.

    Cons

    Little opportunities to internally .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Open to extensively evaluate all posible candidate prior to a final desicion.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6. Well known company....

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Boston, MA

    I worked at Pfizer

    Pros

    Company recognition and power of the name.

    Cons

    The company wants you to live and breathe Pfizer.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Time at Pfizer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pfizer

    Pros

    Strong professionalism and talent at company

    Cons

    Challenging culture and career mobility

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  8. pfizer intern

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at Pfizer as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits, good learning opportunity overall

    Cons

    company atmosphere is very stressful

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9. Analytical Technician

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vega Baja, PR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vega Baja, PR

    I worked at Pfizer

    Pros

    Great people, excellent environment to work.

    Cons

    no permanent positions available. They hire you as a contract (3 month to a year) then you are out

  10. A bag of mixed feelings

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at Pfizer

    Pros

    The prestige that it has on paper and potential networking you can form

    Cons

    The culture is toxic and sad, the pay isn't competing with rivals, and the management doesn't care about employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More of your employees are flocking to other companies. Please get your act together and value your employees. They are investments, not disposable trash bags

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. average, the middle manager is selfish

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pfizer

    Pros

    there are many good learning opportunities

    Cons

    the VP are very bad, oppressive, judimental

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    fire the VPs who are selfish

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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