Merck Reviews

Updated May 15, 2021

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Pros
  • "work-life balance, good benefits, more learning opportunities(in 319 reviews)

  • "Everything is good benefits and pay(in 258 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management seemed disconnected from local plant issues(in 89 reviews)

  • "sometimes the decision making was slow(in 62 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      May 14, 2021 - Associate Vice President 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Dedicated staff, working in true teams

      Cons

      Comes with the usual issues with working for a very large company

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Low IQ, inexperienced leadership that promote only their kind

      May 11, 2021 - Scientist in South San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay and benefits, nothing else

      Cons

      Bad leadership, not scientific, gossip, bullying, HIGH TURNOVER

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great career

      May 5, 2021 - Maintenance Planner in Durham, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment with quality people. My compensation package is higher than most, I am really valued for what I do and my experience.

      Cons

      Career track has been okay but given my performance over the last 10 years, I should have been afforded more senior opportunities.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Go to Cafepharma

      May 11, 2021 - Specialty Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Miami, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stable company. Good bonus, promotes females and minorities

      Cons

      Training is way too long

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      May 15, 2021 - Associate Scientist in West Point, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stable job with great benefits and good opportunities to grow.

      Cons

      Some coworkers will be cliquey and talk behind each other’s back, typical in large companies.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Fantastic!

      May 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in De Soto, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay, great coworkers, place the blame on process not on the employees unless you do something absolutely stupid, lots of flexibility

      Cons

      Not much to say here

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      May 10, 2021 - Sales Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of benefits. Company car and gas card.

      Cons

      High expectations while taking away resources

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing

      May 4, 2021 - Senior Human Resources Manager in Philadelphia, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, culture flexibility, people. Great place to grow your career and network

      Cons

      Huge company. Hard to navigate the company given the size

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Nice place to work

      May 14, 2021 - Associate Director, Clinical Operations in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Goof place to work for the long haul

      Cons

      Flexivilty can be challenging at time

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Responsible for all IT infrastructure for Animal Health in the U.S.

      May 13, 2021 - Associate Director - IT 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to start a career

      Cons

      Leadership issues, recommend not to work more than 5 years

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