Bristol Myers Squibb Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2020

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Bristol Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio
Giovanni Caforio
545 Ratings
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  • "There is no diversity in upper management and very little in middle management(in 47 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance was tough, but not the manager’s fault - just so much to do with so little additional support(in 44 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (4)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Operations Manager in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    BMS cares about its employees which is evidence of their People and Business Resources Groups and Diversity and Inclusion Program. The mission is focused on patients. There are many development opportunities at BMS.

    Cons

    None or I would have considered employment elsewhere.

  2. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Manager in Lawrenceville, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and good management

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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  3. "BMS a major pharmaceutical in the valley"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Maintenance Mechanic in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, good people

    Cons

    Nepotism at the Phoenix site.

  4. "Good employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in New Brunswick, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, great work life balance, decent pay,

    Cons

    Needs better culture/ transparency, constant change with minimal change management support

  5. "Lots of opportunities at Devens"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Scientist in Devens, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time

    Pros

    Strong commercial franchise, lots of cash; Devens site is still growing, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Inconsistent management culture in different departments. Some managers are more open, creating more growth opportunities for team, while others are more conservative.

  6. "Sales"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Representative 

    I worked at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time

    Pros

    I worked there full time

    Cons

    I don't work there any more

  7. "Major IO company in NJ"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Clinical Development Lead 

    I have been working at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time

    Pros

    extensive pipeline, cash flow, opportunities

    Cons

    lengthy decision making process, resources and work life balance

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Pros and Cons"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Clinical Data Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time

    Pros

    Salary good, positive attitudes, pleasant

    Cons

    Benefits are standard and could be more attractive in terms of a big pharma in 2020. I feel there is not a good training program for the exact job you will be performing.

  9. "Short experience after being acquired twice"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, Clinical Development 

    I have been working at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time

    Pros

    Large company with a lot of resources and people with leadership and expertise

    Cons

    Too large and you may found siloed

  10. "Great Company and Benefits"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Scientist in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bristol Myers Squibb full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Mission and Good People

    Cons

    Reorganization from Merger is still ongoing

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