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Celgene Reviews

Updated September 23, 2017
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  • Work/life balance could be better, educational assistance should be a little more competitive (in 17 reviews)

  • Becoming more like Big Pharma than biotech (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Wonderful and Professional Organization"

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    Current Employee - Executive Administrative Assistant in Summit, NJ
    Current Employee - Executive Administrative Assistant in Summit, NJ
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Respect for each other.
    The professionalism.
    The learning opportunities.
    The utilization of your skill set and beyond.

    Cons

    Location can make it challenging driving to Summit in a harsh winter, but management does allow you to work from home.


  2. "Salesforce developer"

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    Former Contractor - Senior Salesforce Developer in Newark, NJ
    Former Contractor - Senior Salesforce Developer in Newark, NJ
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Celgene as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent work Environment and productive Employees

    Cons

    Nothing to mention like a bad experience.

  3. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits- vacation, sick, personal days, healthcare, bonus, 401K and stock options.

    Cons

    jobs are mainly in New Jersey for most positions.


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Summit, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Summit, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Celgene full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Innovative company, great people to work with

    Cons

    Fast paced, snug timelines... this can be a pro for those who can't keep still

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in your employees


  5. "HIRE ME PLEASE"

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    Current Intern - Inter in Summit, NJ
    Current Intern - Inter in Summit, NJ
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Celgene as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team, great people, so hard working and pushing forward

    Cons

    No cons from my end


  6. "Great Work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work environment. Loved my manager and Director. Great coworkers. Exciting projects.

    Cons

    Salary is not that competitive


  7. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Celgene full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Growing company with great pipeline, great culture, extremely competitive pay, still does not have the big pharma feel,

    Cons

    Work/life balance could be better, educational assistance should be a little more competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing and avoid the common pitfalls that big pharma falls into.

  8. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Good Company to work

    Cons

    None so far, it had been great


  9. "Great workplace culture with nice people that like to get things done"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Minimal bureaucracy for a company of its size and rapid growth. Nice people. Good work-life balance. Real faith in and practice of the company values.

    Cons

    Wish we had an office closer to NYC, but really, this is a small point.

    Advice to Management

    Don't let our flexible, get-things-done culture erode with our rapid growth.


  10. "Overall experience with celgene"

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

    I have been working at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary and great health benefits.

    Cons

    Very difficult to get upper level jobs.


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