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Updated February 17, 2018
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  • Long working hours & No Work life balance (in 75 reviews)

  • lack of job security, very matrixed and unclear who is the decision maker (in 51 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Very flexible company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    Awesome culture, relaxed and professional. Very flexible and great leadership. Excellent work life balance. Overall, I am very happy with this company. You will find that most people who join this company stay for a long time. It is not unusual to find colleagues who have been at Pfizer for 15+ years.

    Cons

    Company match says 6% but is actually 100% for the first 3% and .5% for the remaining 3%


  2. "Co. Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    Very Positive time with the co.

    Cons

    Need to be more transparent

    Advice to Management

    Very helpful management

  3. "Clean and Prep Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, great training, lots of vacation for the position. Good benefits, great company to work for.

    Cons

    Forced to joined the union and hours can destroy a home life.


  4. "Best Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Service Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Service Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pfizer is a great place to work, the colleagues you will be very friendly and will help you as much as they can to make you comfortable to do your job. It is a great team work.

    Cons

    No downside I can mention


  5. "Territory Business Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    Great internal resources, great benefits

    Cons

    Huge corporation, very impersonal at certain levels


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Senior rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great money and benefits. Great company

    Cons

    Lots of layoffs. Weak pipeline

    Advice to Management

    Less lay offs for patent loss


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Associate scientist"

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    Former Employee - Associate Scientist in Groton, CT
    Former Employee - Associate Scientist in Groton, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good hours
    Excellent benefits
    Relocation available

    Cons

    Too many Layoffs and restructuring

  8. "constant change and lack of oncology business acumen"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    great benefits, and equal opportunity employer.

    Cons

    No flexibility. Rigid military style approach to management. Kills creativity

    Advice to Management

    embrace change


  9. "Great Company if you are with the right people"

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    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Pearl River, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Pearl River, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I work in Vaccines and the company is great. You can either stay where you are or make moves to change into different things within the company. Benefits are amazing

    Cons

    Cons depends on where and whom you are working with. Your options to grow is endless if you surround yourself with the right people and learn on your own.


  10. "business analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    work life balance is good

    Cons

    benefits are not good though


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