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"Pfizer creates politicians not medicines"

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Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Groton, CT
Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Groton, CT
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Pfizer full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Benefits, pay, nothing else, nothing else, nothing else (had to enter 5 pros)

Cons

Political atmosphere, unbearable bureaucracy, best talent continues to leave, ready-fire-aim business strategy, decisions based on leaders personal interests and never around making best science decisions or even decisions in best benefit of company

Advice to Management

Fire yourselves and allow scientists to make decisions.

Other Employee Reviews for Pfizer

  1. Helpful (1)

    "I love my work, but I'm not always in love with my company."

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    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly office atmosphere and a welcoming atitutde towrds new ideas. Continuous improvement is encouraged and sponsored regularly. The benefits packages are of the best offered in the corporate environment. A social, inclusive environment which may extend past the "work friends" relationship.

    Cons

    Many shifts in resource/departmental organization which at times paralyzed real work from being accomplished. Internal political maneuvering is common at the upper and mid-upper levels, sometimes to the detriment of the those reporting up.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management must remember that significantly reducing headcount also reduces the remaining employees' quality of life. The balance of work and home does not change easily when any workload is doubled. Employees deserve to have their time be theirs and will leave to where they feel tey are best appreciated.


  2. "My experience at Pfizer was ok. They constantly reorganize and are always laying people off."

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    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Specialist in Collegeville, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Specialist in Collegeville, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The work/life balance is good there. Pfizer offers a compressed work week for 6 months every year so that your week ends by noon on Fridays. Plus Pfizer encourages you to work from home.

    Cons

    Changes everyday, every week. You go to work everyday wondering if you will be the next one being let go. It's an ongoing reorganization there and every month there are lay offs.

    Advice to Management

    I think they should reorganize and keep the good people that want to work.


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