Wyeth Reviews

Updated April 8, 2014
Updated April 8, 2014
178 Reviews
4.0
178 Reviews
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Wyeth President and CEO Bernard J. Poussot
Bernard J. Poussot
93 Ratings

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)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great company to work for

    Former Employee - Associate Director  in  Madison, NJ
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Madison, NJ

    I worked at Wyeth full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Above average compensation
    Good management team
    Challenging work and good rewards

    Cons

    Lagging stock price has left stock options underwater

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sell company to pfizer

  2.  

    It was okay but now Pfizer owns the company

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative  in  Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Buffalo, NY

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

    Pros

    Small territories
    Good Pay
    Good Training
    Okay severence

    Cons

    Micromanagement
    Not much in the line of upward mobility

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Technical Services Scientist

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    Former Employee - Technical Services Scientist  in  San Juan, PR
    Former Employee - Technical Services Scientist in San Juan, PR

    I worked at Wyeth full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Company, good benefits, good culture.

    Cons

    No new challenges, no new technologies.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    dynamic, enjoyable workplace with great growth opportunities

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst  in  Collegeville, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Collegeville, PA

    I have been working at Wyeth

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
  6.  

    Excellent placeto work

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    Former Employee - Associate Director  in  Frazer, PA
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Frazer, PA

    I worked at Wyeth

    Pros

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

    Cons

    They were bought by Pfizer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If only you could have stayed independent

    Recommends
  7.  

    Typical big pharma environment.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Director  in  Collegeville, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Collegeville, PA

    I worked at Wyeth

    Pros

    decent salary and benefits and work environment

    Cons

    Poor executive management more interested in personal wealth than company performance

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

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

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Pearl River, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pearl River, NY

    I worked at Wyeth

    Pros

    My Director was open to suggestions and encouraged growth.

    Cons

    Not enough interaction/communication between the 3 divisions on site.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not applicable. It's now Pfizer.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    pros/cons balance out

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Wyeth

    Pros

    compensation, benefits, perks, exercise room, cafeteria

    Cons

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good Company until 2004

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Malvern, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA

    I worked at Wyeth

    Pros

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

    Cons

    incompetent management, many hidden agendas, egos, politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None since Pfizer gobbled them up.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

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

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    Former Employee - Corporate Counsel  in  Madison, NJ
    Former Employee - Corporate Counsel in Madison, NJ

    I worked at Wyeth

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Small senior management "club" environment.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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