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Human Genome Sciences Reviews

Updated September 17, 2017
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  1. "statisticasl programm"

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    Former Employee - Statistical Programmer
    Former Employee - Statistical Programmer

    I worked at Human Genome Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Very inclusive, interested work, great people.

    Cons

    Hard work, a lot of overtime and weekends.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the company culture.


  2. "A great biotech company to work at"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Human Genome Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice facilities, smart people.

    Cons

    Some of the work was repetative

  3. "Senior Data Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Human Genome Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Great company and people and learning experience

    Cons

    I do not have any cons to share


  4. "Manufacturing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent Management, Growth path, Very good incentives

    Cons

    Long working hours, low work life balance


  5. "Terrible Executive Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Experience on meaningful therapeutic products and passionate workers

    Cons

    Arrogance of executive management team


  6. "Great culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Human Genome Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and people

    Cons

    Lack of pipeline and other issues

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Better Before GSK"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Human Genome Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, Company sponsored event, social gathers, great place to start career in industry

    Cons

    Large company, slow career growth

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees

  8. "Accounting"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    This was a great place to work to bad it was purchased by Glaxo Smith Kline. Accounting / Purchasing teams were a fun bunch to work with

    Cons

    It was purchased by Glaxo Smith Kline. Other than that it was a good place to work with good benefits and pretty good management


  9. "Great place to bad they got bought out"

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    Former Employee - Document Specialist in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Document Specialist in Rockville, MD

    I worked at Human Genome Sciences (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Everyone treated one another with respect no matter how low they were on the totem poll. Great family type of environment.

    Cons

    Managers weren't inclined to listen to feedback from employees.

    Advice to Management

    Take the advice of those who actually do the work.


  10. "Associate Director, Applications"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Havre de Grace, MD
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Havre de Grace, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Human Genome Sciences (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Competitive Pay, team environment in IT, good leadership across company, great work life balance

    Cons

    Personally a long commute at over 80 miles, but worth the trip with a good company


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