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Biocon Reviews

Updated September 16, 2017
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Biocon Chairman, Managing Director,& Founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
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  • extreme work pressure, work-life balance not managed (in 11 reviews)

  • No work-life balance, hard to apply for leave (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very good company and learning

    Cons

    No Cons and very ggod management


  2. "Senior Executive"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Executive in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Executive in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Biocon (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment,friendly atmosphere to work

    Cons

    WORKLOAD Distribution is too much for some jobs

    Advice to Management

    UPTO MARK

  3. "A mixed bag"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    1) Flexi timings
    2) Opportunity to learn

    Cons

    1) Bad appraisal system
    2) No proper management
    3) Differentiation between verticals
    4) Extra pressure on the people who work
    5) Managers expect the work of 5 people to be done by 1 person

    Advice to Management

    1) Need young managers who have a better and fresh outlook towards team management.


  4. "Production"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    all round experience, holistic, reasonably flexible

    Cons

    career growth not very promising


  5. "Good for learning both what to do and what not to do"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are lot of opportunities but only if a person is in the right team and an extrovert. Working with Biocon would definitely improve people skills.

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy and compartmentalized. Transparency is not maintained at all levels.

    Advice to Management

    Please have a pay band defined for each position and have the same rules for every employee.


  6. "Controller"

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    Current Employee - Controller in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Controller in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. Lot of opportunities for growth.

    Cons

    No budget for staff training. Need more communication from the management.

    Advice to Management

    Keep communication channels open.


  7. "Biocon Employment Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biocon full-time

    Pros

    Best in industry project practices, performance driven work culture

    Cons

    Salary packages need a boost

  8. "Senior Graphic designer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Graphic Designer in Electronics City (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Graphic Designer in Electronics City (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biocon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Best atmosphere for designers and better salary

    Cons

    Perspective of human resource and their recruitment

    Advice to Management

    The biggest mistake is to promoting the wrong people


  9. "Best Life Sciences Employer in India"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biocon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive Pay with Excellent Work Life Balance

    Cons

    The food can be improved!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good one"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Executive in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good place to learn but not to work

    Cons

    employee poltics very less hikes

    Advice to Management

    none


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