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Halozyme Reviews

Updated 29 May 2019

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3.1
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61%
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52%
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Helen Torley
2 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Halozyme

      Pros

      Great company to work for

      Cons

      Haven't found any thing yet

      Halozyme2015-12-12
    • "Good Place, Good People"

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      Current Employee - Medical Science Liaison in San Diego, CA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Halozyme full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Very ambitious and patient first company

      Cons

      Numerous decisions are made with delayed clarity

      Halozyme2019-05-29
    • Helpful (2)

      "Exciting Company"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Halozyme full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Exciting company outlook Competitive benefits package Evolving time off and leave policies Very smart and fun coworkers

      Cons

      Poor behavior is often rewarded

      Halozyme2019-03-12
    • Helpful (3)

      "No science behind claims"

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      Former Employee - Senior Director in San Diego, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Halozyme full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Some bright and motivated folks at team level

      Cons

      CEO is incompetent Management is not open to critical feedback by employees regarding drug development ethics Main compound has no value proposition Highly politically charged environment; promotions are not based on merit High turnover and many valued employees wind up exiting in less than a year

      Advice to Management

      Clean house at the very top to turn the place around

      Halozyme2019-01-31
    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Halozyme full-time

      Pros

      Great people Positive company culture Great benefits

      Cons

      Mentoring by senior leadership could be improved

      Halozyme2018-07-02
    • Helpful (6)

      "A place full of politics"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Halozyme full-time

      Pros

      People who were doing real work were nice.

      Cons

      Management are full of jerks.

      Halozyme2017-12-03
    • Helpful (3)

      "Halo is a tough environment"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Halozyme full-time

      Pros

      Still small enough to get to know lots of people

      Cons

      Struggling in Phase 3 clinical trials

      Halozyme2017-09-19
    • Helpful (3)

      "Bad management and upper level politics"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Halozyme full-time

      Pros

      Nothing that I can think of

      Cons

      Upper management badmouthing other staff

      Advice to Management

      Take some leadership seminars and management classes

      Halozyme2017-04-07
    • Helpful (5)

      "Lots of upper level politics"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Halozyme

        Pros

        People at lowest levels are nice

        Cons

        Lots of upper level politics

        Halozyme2016-07-08
      • Helpful (1)

        "Halo"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Halozyme

        Pros

        Collaborative, family, friendly place to work and a company focused on changing lives.

        Cons

        Nothing to speak of yet.

        Halozyme2016-04-28
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