Parexel Employee Reviews about "career growth"

Updated Jan 3, 2021

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  • "Great work life balance here at Parexel(in 196 reviews)

  • "Employ friendly work environment in the company(in 95 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Workload and senior management can be bad(in 36 reviews)

  • "good for career growth but more work with lot of flexibility(in 34 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Overall Good Employer

      Sep 22, 2019 - ICSM in Durham, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Great Line Manager -Decent Salary -Excellent work life balance -Average Benefits

      Cons

      -Challenge in Career growth and advancement

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      The worst company you could work for with back stabbing HR

      Feb 24, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Billerica, MA
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      Pros

      nothing to mention in this company

      Cons

      Few of the upper management in Drug safety and compliance has been in the company for 10 plus years, you are stuck in between their politics with no career growth. HR is the worst horrible one I have ever seen in my career life. The HR is partial towards this upper management and does not listen to your problem encountered.

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      5 people found this review helpful
    3. 3.0
      Current Employee

      No career growth, a good job to get experience and then move on

      Jul 26, 2010 - Project Assistant in Durham, NC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There is a great work/life balance. I have never had any trouble getting days off, even when I requested at the last minute. Line Managers are very flexible. In an economy full of lay offs, we had very few.

      Cons

      No career growth at all and minimal raises. You don't get promoted or bonuses for going above and beyond. The person that plays around all the time will make the same money as the person that gives 110% and works overtime.

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      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      A once great company is no more

      Mar 7, 2014 - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
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      Pros

      Most of the every day work people are really helpful and nice. They do try to help even when they too are struggling with the overload of work being assigned. Some people really do care but are not in the position to make any changes to make things better. Working from home is an available option when needed.

      Cons

      The amount of work. This company is taking on more than the current staff can handle. When management is told, they blame the workers saying it is because they don't how to prioritize. Quality of work being produced is horrible. Some people try hard to make good quality but one person can not catch every single little mistake which starts adding up to bigger problems. Some people who don't make any extra effort or take advantage of their position are treated with extra perks where those who basically sacrifice their personal lives are not even thanked. Giving free fresh fruit on Mondays and Wednesdays with free bagels on Mondays is not a perk for someone who doesn't even touch it. That is not rewarding the excessive hours someone has given. The stress is extremely unbelievable and management doesn't even bat an eye. They think its normal and give the impression they are re-evaluating things. Please people can spot a liar a mile away and when they see no changes except more work and additional responsibly what is someone supposed to think? Theres no career growth. If you aren't liked, forget getting a promotion. You will never advance and are stuck being in a job where they will work you to death or you quit. Lunch breaks don't even exist.

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      5 people found this review helpful
    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Senior Software Engineer

      Feb 27, 2018 - Senior Software Engineer in North Billerica, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great projects and always busy with more work

      Cons

      Many teams have bad/least experienced managers. Although the the team is great and swift in learning new skills need basis, these managers ruin it. No Career Growth No yearly bonus incentives to keep the employee motivated and feeling worth. The increments you see yearly are peanuts and not worth spending the rest of your life here.

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      9 people found this review helpful
    6. 1.0
      Current Employee

      No Career Growth Need a body to get things done

      Aug 14, 2011 - Applications Support Engineer in Billerica, MA
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      Pros

      Decent Health Care Plan 3 Weeks Pay Time Off when you start

      Cons

      PM are very demanding. They just need another someone to get things done. Management does not know how to manage the crazy demands. Management does not care about your career growth. Insufficient time in development results in low quality work Too Many PMs who does not know why the applications work

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Senior Project Manager

      Jun 1, 2017 - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary along with benefits

      Cons

      Limited room for career growth

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    8. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Old way of management and human resource team

      Oct 1, 2015 - Senior Software Engineer in Waltham, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Competitive salary and good health insurance

      Cons

      Lots of work no career growth and nobody care if you do good work. There are many worst managers they stick to company and making the company worst too!

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      2 people found this review helpful
    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good Place to work, but no career growth

      Mar 8, 2012 -  in Billerica, MA
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      Pros

      Friendly people and good benefits

      Cons

      almost impossible to have career growth

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to start your career

      May 4, 2015 - Senior Software Engineer in Horsham, PA
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      Pros

      Stable, decent benefits, good work life balance

      Cons

      Not much career growth option

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