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"Common knowledge"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Washington, DC
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Name recognition of the company. Has numerous products in various disease state, gives you many areas to transfer for promotions. State of the art computer technology.

Cons

Large company with many reps in same territory. May find yourself tripping over each other in physician's offices. This could cause "overkill".

Advice to Management

As with any large pharma company, decisions or direction of sales does not seem to match the needs of the reps that our out in the field.

Other Employee Reviews for Merck

  1. "Shering-Plough"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Union City, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Union City, NJ
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Location across the bridge from Manhattan. The pay is very good however. The company was recently purchased by Merck. It maybe a risky time.

    Cons

    Very expensive housing, I found my 2-br apartment for $2000/month. The company was recently purchased by Merck. It maybe a risky time.

    Advice to Management

    this is not my area of expertise. I am not sure. The company was recently purchased by Merck. It maybe a risky time.


  2. "Associate Scientist"

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    Former Employee - Associate Scientist in Summit, NJ
    Former Employee - Associate Scientist in Summit, NJ
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Overall the company was a nice place to work but the department I worked for had management problems.

    Cons

    Depends on the department, no room for growth and did not show appreciation for work well done.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciation is often more highly rated than monetary advancement.

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