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Acorda Therapeutics Reviews

Updated July 12, 2017
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Acorda Therapeutics President CEO, and Director Ron Cohen
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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Acorda Therapeutics full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and family type atmosphere

    Cons

    Growing pains with quick growth


  2. "Regional Business Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Acorda Therapeutics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Leadership, Products, Size, Culture, Compensation

    Cons

    Uncertainty around new product launch

  3. "Sr. Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Acorda Therapeutics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexabilty, Culture, Benefits, People, Management

    Cons

    Security, Parking, Security, Security, Security, really none to report


  4. "Good company but going through a rough period"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ardsley, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ardsley, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Acorda Therapeutics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People at HQ are friendly; good atmosphere; good pay; flexible work timings

    Cons

    Do not invest in good tools or training; little career coaching or development

    Advice to Management

    Get feedback from two, three level down through outside companies once a year - don't just believe internal hype about how great the company is.


  5. "Great place to work and flexible"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Acorda Therapeutics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    love the opportunity, flexibility and people I work with . Cant complain!

    Cons

    smaller company, less staff and experience in some areas


  6. "Best CEO"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Director in Ardsley, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Director in Ardsley, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Acorda Therapeutics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great CEO who really cares about people - both employees and patients, great people and culture. Great benefits

    Cons

    Not a lot of authority given to those at mid level management

    Advice to Management

    Trust those who you have put in positions to make decisions


  7. "its okay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Acorda Therapeutics full-time

    Pros

    their mission of helping people

    Cons

    no room for growth within certain depts

  8. "IT"

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    Former Employee - Help Desk Technician
    Former Employee - Help Desk Technician
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Acorda Therapeutics (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They have a decent PTO's.

    Cons

    One hit wonder. They have some drugs in the pipeline; but, they could be long shots. If your a gambler then it worth a shot.


  9. "Great culture, limited growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Acorda Therapeutics full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and environment, people are a pleasure to work with. Great work/life balance.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy. Decision making process needs to be refined. Communication could definitely be improved.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the red tape, increased emphasis on timely upper level decisions.


  10. "Since a joined the company, I liked the open minded environment."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly environment, great benefits, easy to communicate.

    Cons

    Sometime is difficult to know in which direction the work should go.


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