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"Great environment"

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Former Employee - Research Associate II in Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Research Associate II in Cambridge, MA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

lots of opportunities to innovate

Cons

waste too much time on commuting between buildings

Advice to Management

be more open minded

Other Employee Reviews for Vertex Pharmaceuticals

  1. "Mixed feelings due to poor experiences with management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, convenient location, office space are nice. Great work team that is very productive and professional

    Cons

    Immature and inexperienced management who micromanage. Department leadership dictate how to run department without getting advice from those in the department,

    Advice to Management

    Recognition, communication will be keys to success. Encourage and empower your staff.


  2. "Brilliant people devoted to the patients we serve"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    -Brilliant people that are fun too
    -uncompromising commitment to patients
    -great benefits
    - amazing time to be at Vertex in terms of its trajectory

    Cons

    -major growing pains
    -big pharma decision-making and processes
    -innovation and initiative from the ranks not rewarded

    Advice to Management

    Encourage innovative thinking by embracing failure as a learning experience. Listen to your teams, as they have great, innovative, industry-transforming ideas that they won't share or push, because they fear for their jobs.

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