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"Fantastic place to work"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Director in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Director in Boston, MA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Merck full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

State-of-the art facilities, and top-notch colleagues. Great flexible work arrangements (though that to some extent depends on the nature of your job and the flexibility of your manager). Great focus on employee safety and wellness, and on employee development.

Cons

Frequent corporate reorganizations are a pain. Layoffs can be very demoralizing, but for the most part have affected other sites, not Boston.

Advice to Management

Stop reorganizing!

Other Employee Reviews for Merck

  1. "It was a great job!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Training was detailed and on-going. Compensation used to be fantastic with uncapped potential bonuses paid monthly. Promotions based on consistent sales results. Yearly profit sharing. Excellent products to sell!

    Cons

    Over the years, it evolved and didn't really seem like sales anymore. You were part of a cluster, and it became team selling. Sometimes frustrating because upper management equated number of calls and reps to sales, when all it did was irritate the physicians. It kind of turned in to "check the box" on a call, too many representatives in the field with the same message, rather than consultative sales.


  2. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    my environment was positive, Great

    Cons

    I worked with great people noting negative

    Advice to Management

    none

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