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Pfizer Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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  • Not very good work-life balance (in 70 reviews)

  • job security due to cost cutting (in 50 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic Benefits"

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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

    Fair pay, plenty of time off, PTO the week between Christmas and New Years

    Cons

    Work was not fulfilling to me. Management can play favorites, terminate individuals without giving an explanation.


  2. "Accounting Manager"

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    Current Employee - Accounting Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Accounting Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, including summer Fridays. Average 401K but company makes additional contribution in lieu of old pension. Strong executive management.

    Cons

    Constantly acquiring and divesting assets. Health benefits are not as good as they should be for Pharma company. Parental leave policy is very poor.

    Advice to Management

    Consider making the parental leave policy better.

  3. "Director Strategy and Analytics"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, strong product portfolio, continuing investment

    Cons

    Revenue contraction driving aggressive cost cutting. Significant pending LOEs

    Advice to Management

    Invest in bio-similars to bridge transition, focus on partnerships or ventures to deliver information and product services in support of "precision medicine"


  4. "Research and Development Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    The company stands by its OWNIT culture.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative about Pfizer. Its the best work environment


  5. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    very friendly environment. Senior help you a lot when stuck

    Cons

    Nothing to be precise. nothing to worry


  6. "Not what I expected"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    good salary, decent benefits, health insurance OK

    Cons

    small PTO, heavy work environment, upper management has no idea about what is happening on site


  7. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Focused on leadership development of employees

    Cons

    Downsizing headcount in recent years

  8. "Field Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Pfizer full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, good teamwork atmosphere with focus on providing customer service at the local level.

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy, poor middle managers.


  9. "Saving on retirerment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay long hours good place to be if you have no family

    Cons

    Pfizer 1.5 years before retirerment


  10. "Environmental Lab Tech"

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    Former Employee - Environmental Lab Technician in McPherson, KS
    Former Employee - Environmental Lab Technician in McPherson, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Enjoyed the hours and the pay

    Cons

    Not a good working environment.


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