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Merck CEO Kenneth C. Frazier
Kenneth C. Frazier
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  1. "Great opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elkton, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Support from company, limitless opportunity

    Cons

    Large company, dead weight, difficulty aligning across sites

  2. "Quality Systems & Training Program"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Merck

      Pros

      Job security, team work, respect, confidence

      Cons

      Distance from home, micromanagement, hostility

    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Associate Finance Director in Kenilworth, NJ
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Merck full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Merck is a great company. Upper management is working hard to be inclusive and provide opportunities for women and minorities. They care about their employees and provide a lot of options for training and advancement. Great work/life balance.

      Cons

      it is hard to move up the ladder. Lot's of lateral moves required to be able to move up.

      Advice to Management

      keep up the good work

    • "Very nice people you work with"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Very nice people you work with

      Cons

      very limited promotion for Seniors

    • "Good place to work"

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      Current Employee - Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Get paid with good benefits.

      Cons

      A lot of politics with managers.

    • "Merck Specialist"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Merck full-time

        Pros

        Career Development, Flex Hours, Incentives

        Cons

        Work-Life balance is not ideal at some times. Although contracted for 40, sometimes employees must work overtime to meet demand

      • "One of the best"

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        Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Summit, NJ
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Merck full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Take very good care of their employees

        Cons

        A little clickish while I was there.

        Advice to Management

        As you were. Keep up the good work.

      • "Batch Record Auditor"

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        Former Employee - Batch Record Auditor in Las Piedras, PR
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Merck full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Everyday challenges and interacting with different people, points of view and perspectives.

        Cons

        Interacting with different kinds of people and behaviors, nothing that can be managed.

      • "Great company. Great medicine."

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        Former Employee - Senior Specialist in West Point, PA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Merck full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Great benefits. Lots of opportunity to move around within company

        Cons

        Can be frustrating due to rigid methodology

      • "tough culture"

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

        I worked at Merck full-time

        Pros

        Pharma in general is on the cutting edge of research

        Cons

        tough culture, very passive aggressive

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