Bristol Myers Squibb FAQ

Have questions about working at Bristol Myers Squibb? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Bristol Myers Squibb.

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44 English questions out of 44

January 4, 2019

What is health insurance like at Bristol Myers Squibb?

Pros

Resources, potential for innovation, competitive compensation

Cons

Politics, poor management from group to executive level, terrible health insurance, play favorites, no long term plan for pipeline, hypocritical diversity policies

Politics, poor management from group to executive level, terrible health insurance, play favorites, no long term plan for pipeline, hypocritical diversity policies

January 4, 2019

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July 9, 2019

What are perks and other benefits like at Bristol Myers Squibb?

Pros

BMS at Redwood City does cutting edge innovative research. There are many opportunities to grow and take ownership in the direction of programs. The senior leadership value the employees and have made huge strides in improving the culture at the site. Recent additional perks include construction of a new cafeteria, salary adjustments, commuter benefits, and gym membership reimbursements.

Cons

Bay area very high cost of living.

Advice to Management

Continue what you are doing.

Recent additional perks include construction of a new cafeteria, salary adjustments, commuter benefits, and gym membership reimbursements.

July 9, 2019

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November 30, 2018

Does Bristol Myers Squibb pay for a gym membership?

Pros

People who work here are very friendly. Good gym facilities. Decent bonuses and benefits. Nice office and flexibility to work from home one day a week.

Cons

Very limited career progression with little transparency as to the promotion criteria. Under-resourced department and lack of definition of roles. Lack of documented processes and procedures means every task takes longer than it should and onboarding is too lengthy. High turnover of staff.

Advice to Management

Listen to your staff and take action. Managers need to be more in touch with what's going on and what staff need. Develop a growth mindset in order to evolve as a department.

Good gym facilities.

November 30, 2018

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September 25, 2020

What is the retirement plan like at Bristol Myers Squibb?

Pros

Good pay and 401k match. Inclusive culture.

Cons

Medical benefits could be better.

Advice to Management

Value your talent

Good pay and 401k match.

September 25, 2020

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December 27, 2020

What is paid time off like at Bristol Myers Squibb?

Pros

Pay, vacation time and benefits

Cons

Culture is changing for the worst

Pay, vacation time and benefits

December 27, 2020

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