Compare EMD Serono vs Smithers Viscient BETA

See how Smithers Viscient vs. EMD Serono compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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EMD Serono

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Smithers Viscient

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 175 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.2
(based on 21 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
2.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
1.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
2.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
2.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
EMD Serono Ceo Belén Garijo
55%
55%Belén Garijo
CEO Approval
Smithers Viscient Ceo Volker Bornemann
59%
59%Volker Bornemann
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
51%
% Recommend to a friend
35%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
30%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist10 Salaries
$113,750/yr
Medical Director3 Salaries
$264,250/yr
Senior Systems Engineer2 Salaries
$118,023/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Biologist4 Salaries
$48,481/yr
Quality Assurance1 Salaries
$43,976/yr
IT Manager1 Salaries
$118,469/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 25 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 17 reviews)
There are no reviews matching this company.
Cons
Cons
"Decision making"(in 10 reviews)
"German"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Director

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

Pros

Leadership has a clear vision, high energy, amazing people to work with, exciting pipeline, clear focus on women in leadership.

Cons

Resources can be thin, but this also provides opportunity to work beyond scope of role on new initiatives and projects.

Advice to Management

Focus on retaining the great talent you have in the company.

Former Intern - Biology Technician

I worked at Smithers Viscient for less than a year

Pros

Opportunities to be involved in research Opportunities to lead by example Opportunities to learn new skills Opportunities to have overtime Opportunities to travel the country Opportunities for... personal growth Opportunities to take pride in hard work

Cons

Pettiness, waivers, laziness, cowardice, dishonesty; toxic environment both literally and figuratively.

Advice to Management

Do not punish integrity Discourage workers from complaining about another worker without first approaching said worker about the complaints.

Job Postings