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Wyeth Reviews

Updated Apr 8, 2014
Wyeth – US – “The Wyeth sign. It was a great place to work!”

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3.6 178 reviews

59% Approve of the CEO

Wyeth President and CEO Bernard J. Poussot

Bernard J. Poussot

(93 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great place to work, work life balance, respect for people, great work environment(in 13 reviews)

  • decent salary and benefits and work environment(in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • Small senior management "club" environment(in 11 reviews)

  • Bought by Pfizer and so many great people let go(in 4 reviews)

178 Employee Reviews
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    Great company to work for

    Associate Director (Former Employee) Madison, NJ

    ProsAbove average compensation
    Good management team
    Challenging work and good rewards

    ConsLagging stock price has left stock options underwater

    Advice to Senior ManagementSell company to pfizer

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    It was okay but now Pfizer owns the company

    Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative (Former Employee) Buffalo, NY

    ProsSmall territories
    Good Pay
    Good Training
    Okay severence

    ConsMicromanagement
    Not much in the line of upward mobility

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

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    Technical Services Scientist (Former Employee) San Juan, PR

    ProsGood Company, good benefits, good culture.

    ConsNo new challenges, no new technologies.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent placeto work

    Associate Director (Former Employee) Frazer, PA

    ProsI had the opportunity to work with great people who cared about what they did.

    ConsThey were bought by Pfizer

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf only you could have stayed independent

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    dynamic, enjoyable workplace with great growth opportunities

    Senior Systems Analyst (Current Employee) Collegeville, PA

    Prosvery firendly workplace, lot of growth opportunities, Sr. management are very helpful, easy to wro with user groups, team work, flexibility at work

    Consmerger and downsizing, lot of vendors and outsourcing going on, most of the sr management left, changes in organizations often, leadership changes.

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep up good management, open communication with consultants, employees and vendors. improve the lerdership skills, provide opportunities for career growth

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Typical big pharma environment.

    Senior Director (Former Employee) Collegeville, PA

    Prosdecent salary and benefits and work environment

    ConsPoor executive management more interested in personal wealth than company performance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Loved the company and the people I worked with. A great experience.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Pearl River, NY

    ProsMy Director was open to suggestions and encouraged growth.

    ConsNot enough interaction/communication between the 3 divisions on site.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNot applicable. It's now Pfizer.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    pros/cons balance out

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Cambridge, MA

    Proscompensation, benefits, perks, exercise room, cafeteria

    Consrespect for people, bureaucracy, lack of transparency at the top

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company until 2004

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Malvern, PA

    Prosgreat co-workers. Could learn new technologies, good work/life balance, good pay and benefits.

    Consincompetent management, many hidden agendas, egos, politics.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone since Pfizer gobbled them up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I was satisfied with the level of responsibiity I was given at Wyeth

    Corporate Counsel (Former Employee) Madison, NJ

    ProsBeautiful location and offices, great commute, competitive salary and benefits package

    ConsSmall senior management "club" environment.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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