PPD Overview

  • www.ppd.com
  • Wilmington, NC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1985
  • Company - Public (PPD)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

PPD is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific. As the world’s leader in serving science, our professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. We offer services and products that help customers around the globe in laboratories and clinics, on production lines and ...
Mission: Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies, or increasing productivity in their ...

PPD Reviews

4.0
84%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
Approve of CEO
Marc Casper
Marc Casper
232 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Inclusive and Caring Company"

Apr 11, 2022 - Remote Site Monitor-Local
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Working at PPD has been an amazing experience for me. Clinical research can be fast and furious, but PPD ensures that you are taking care of yourself first. By doing this, the quality and quantity of

Cons

I do not have any cons!
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Diversity & Inclusion at PPD

4.3
(1212 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

PPD is constantly in pursuit of a more diverse, equitable and inclusive (DE&I) culture with cohesive efforts stemming from leadership with support throughout our global locations. We are dedicated to honoring and uniting the diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds of each of our colleagues. We proudly embrace our employees for their differences and work to create an environment where they can progress within their careers based on individual virtues and merits.  

“I truly want PPD to be the company where all colleagues feel accepted and welcomed, where each of us is valued f

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How is diversity at PPD?

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PPD Interviews

Experience
Positive71%
Negative13%
Neutral16%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Recruiter15%
Employee Referral12%
Difficulty
2.9
Average
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  1. Senior Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at PPD (United States)

    Interview

    First there will be an HR interview. Then there will be a 30 minute phone interview with the group leader. The final step is a 3-hour long structured interview. Which mostly focuses on behavioral questions.
    Interview

    Describe a situation when you had to work under a lot of stress. What was the outcome? How do you deal with conflict?

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PPD Awards & Accolades

  • Clinical Research Company of the YearPharmaTimes Clinical Research of the Year International competition2022
  • Best Contract Research OrganizationVaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards2022
  • ATD BEST Award for successful enterprise learning and development programsATD2022
  • Honored for training excellence for the tenth consecutive yearTraining Top 100, Training Magazine2021
  • 2021 Training Top 100Training magazine2021

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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PPD FAQ

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Does PPD offer massages?

...Needs better ice cream in the kitchen...

September 18, 2021

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People Also Ask about PPD

Employees rate PPD 4 out of 5 stars based on 3,312 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at PPD, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at PPD and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 84% of employees would recommend working at PPD to a friend. This is based on 3,141 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

71% of job seekers rate their interview experience at PPD as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.9 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at PPD.

77% of employees think that PPD has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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