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Merck Reviews

Updated November 21, 2017
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  1. "review of my job role at merck"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist in Kenilworth, NJ
    Current Employee - Specialist in Kenilworth, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck (More than a year)

    Pros

    good place to work I enjoy it

    Cons

    not many cons to report


  2. "Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative"

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    Current Employee - Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in South Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in South Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, long history of first in class drugs, good outlook in oncology division,

    Cons

    Current pipeline is weak in primary care. Not much opportunity in the near future for growth. Sales divisions are shrinking.

  3. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good work life balance. good management team.

    Cons

    can't think of any cons of the company


  4. "Windows VMware Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Merck as a contractor

    Pros

    Good environment to work at merck

    Cons

    Having No Contractors in the company

    Advice to Management

    Start Contracting for skilled employees in company


  5. "Executive Sales Representative"

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    Current Employee - Executive Sales
    Current Employee - Executive Sales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Merck full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People are sleeping better and breathing better with our products. Merck is an upstanding company.

    Cons

    I am facing a downsizing. It keeps happening.

    Advice to Management

    I am excellent in front of customers with our marketing messages. These messages change frequently, however my passion for my job and company stays on high energy.


  6. "Sr. Drug Safety Associate"

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    Current Contractor - Dsa in West Point, PA
    Current Contractor - Dsa in West Point, PA

    I have been working at Merck as a contractor (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement, close proximity

    Cons

    Contract work; would like permanent

    Advice to Management

    Consider hiring permanent employees


  7. "Vaccine Manufacturing Technology Summer Intern"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Durham, NC
    Former Intern - Intern in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Merck as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great inclusion culture, safety culture, and a drive for professional development. Teamwork is key.

    Cons

    None that I am aware of.

  8. "I love working for Merck!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Merck full-time

    Pros

    Merck is very inclusive and cares about work life balance.

    Cons

    Working in Boston area can be difficult at times


  9. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Merck full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative employees with a great work ethic.

    Cons

    No negatives at this point in time.


  10. "Line of Business Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Merck as an intern

    Pros

    opportunity to work hands on on the production lines

    Cons

    not very specific job assignments


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