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Alkermes Reviews

Updated July 16, 2017
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Alkermes Chairman, President, and CEO Richard F. Pops
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  • There is room for growth but it almost seems like there is a high turnover rate (in 3 reviews)

  • Middle management has a lack of respect for employees and does not provide clear objectives or clear strategies to meet performance goals (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very competitive compensation. Valued employees

    Cons

    Not too many opportunities for contract workers to become permanent employees


  2. "Amazing experience"

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

    I worked at Alkermes full-time

    Pros

    Learn a lot
    Good environment
    Happy people

    Cons

    Nothing that I could think of.

  3. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good culture and people, etc.

    Cons

    commute is bad, etc. etc. ect.


  4. "Good with the bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alkermes full-time

    Pros

    Friendly employees, significant responsibility, scientifically focused

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, unable to prioritize work, lean staffing

    Advice to Management

    Hire outside experienced people for R&D


  5. "Great Company"

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

    I worked at Alkermes full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment, good benefits, great people to work with.

    Cons

    None that stand out. It was a good job.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you are doing. Maybe take a little more time to listen to your employees.


  6. "Good"

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    Current Contractor - Quality Assurance in Wilmington, OH
    Current Contractor - Quality Assurance in Wilmington, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alkermes as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are nice . Cafeteria is amazing . Flexible. Great benefits for the full time employees . Potential for career growth

    Cons

    The cons at this job are just like any cons at any other job . Some say there's politics . Others say training could be much better in some departments .

    Advice to Management

    Emphasize on training and eat people working as soon as possible instead of waiting for months reading SOPs


  7. "Statistician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good environment, good co-workers, great cafeteria

    Cons

    Not organized, don't really know what your duties are

  8. Helpful (4)

    "Management"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary and comp pkg was great

    Cons

    Promise autonomy but never delivered..highly micro managed

    Advice to Management

    Allow your reps to be themselves and succeed..


  9. "Associate Director"

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

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

    Pros

    Great culture and people. Lots of very dedicated and capable employees. Passionate and inspiring CEO

    Cons

    Still making transition from R&D organization to commercial one.


  10. "Quality Assurance"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends

    I have been working at Alkermes as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice People. Good Cafeteria. Good place to work

    Cons

    Training could be better. Roles could be stated much clearer.


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