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"Great place to work, good work/life balance."

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Scientist in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Scientist in San Diego, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Opportunities for scientists to be creative, which is often rare in industry.

Cons

The usual precarious job security common with startups.

Advice to Management

Full steam ahead.

Other Employee Reviews for Arena Pharmaceuticals

  1. "Good learning experience, no room for growth."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Research Associate in San Diego, CA
    Former Contractor - Senior Research Associate in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Arena Pharmaceuticals as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good employee stock purchase plan. There used to be a lot of great team building, offsite events. Benefits were above average.

    Cons

    Low pay and too many cutbacks on benefits. The amount of work was not consistent. Long meetings with no decisions being made.

    Advice to Management

    Be more involved with your employees.


  2. "long way to go"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    exposure and freedom to make things happen if you are right

    Cons

    QA/QC still has biotech culture not chemical small molecule

    Advice to Management

    talk to junior level personnel.

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