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"We had a good thing going"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Scientist in Kenilworth, NJ
Current Employee - Assistant Scientist in Kenilworth, NJ
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Scientists were in charge.
Great work/life balance.
Highly Ethical environment.
Very good Scieince performed everyday.

Cons

Salary is below average.
Promotions are few and far between.
Merck is screwing everything up. they have very little regard for scientists or the scientific process. Merck uses antiquated techniques and has no problem throwing money out the window for shiny new toys.

Advice to Management

It doesn't matter. Merck has taken over like a virus.

Other Employee Reviews for Merck

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in West Point, PA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in West Point, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good overall to work for in this bad economy.

    Cons

    Sometimes the stressful culture can get to you.

    Advice to Management

    Please hire some talented people with common sense. Degree is not enough.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Limited opportunities to move to executive levels"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in West Point, PA
    Current Employee - Director in West Point, PA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary and benefits are good

    Cons

    Limited advancement, no career development work done by the organization. Very "old school" mentality. Exec leadership has been at merck 20+ years each and know no other way to operate.

    Advice to Management

    Get some fresh blood and new ideas. Stick to a strategy for more than 1 year


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