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Pharmaceutical Product Development Reviews

Updated September 23, 2017
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  • Hard to have a work/life balance if you don't learn to say no (in 68 reviews)

  • no work-life balance for at least first 6 months (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Research Technician"

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

    I worked at Pharmaceutical Product Development part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, nice environment, great place to learn how to perform new medical procedures along with specimen integrity, and technique.

    Cons

    When starting out you might be hired as per diem so hours can drop.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  2. "Great Company"

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

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    Wrok Schedule Flexibility, Good Management

    Cons

    Salaries tend to be lower that competitors

  3. "Team Subject Recruiter"

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    Former Employee - Team Subject Recruiter in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Team Subject Recruiter in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great training program. Immediate involvement in day to day operations.

    Cons

    Work load can be overwhelming during busy seasons.

    Advice to Management

    Balance the work load between the 7 teams in order to prevent burning out one particular team.


  4. "Technician coordinater director"

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    Current Employee - Texas in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Texas in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good stepping stone for the medical field, great people to work with, all in all awesome job.

    Cons

    There was no cons really, just couldn't move up any more, went as far as a could.

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Good experience builder"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    A good entry to GMP experience

    Cons

    Compensation is a bit below market average


  6. "Former Scientist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middleton, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middleton, WI
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of options for various jobs

    Cons

    Sometimes can be hard to move to other departments


  7. "Sr. Cty Approval Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morrisville, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morrisville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative team spirit and creativity are important.

    Cons

    Work Life balance should be re-vamped

    Advice to Management

    Provide better tools/training for new staff in addition to a mentor for the first 6 months

  8. "Enjoyed working with some really smart individuals."

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    Former Employee - Scientist in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Scientist in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pharmaceutical Product Development (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds, being in the lab but occasionally doing office work.

    Cons

    Not always a good work life balance. More could be done to increase employee appreciation as well as growth. Improve the dynamics on how one gets or is presented with promotional activities.


  9. "Associate Research Scientist"

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

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time

    Pros

    Great facility, high work ethics, and a lot of good opportunities

    Cons

    Inter-departmental communication is lacking at times.

    Advice to Management

    Resources should be geared towards retaining current employees rather than keep hiring new analysts.


  10. "Clinical trial Manager"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Team Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Clinical Team Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pharmaceutical Product Development full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to grow within the company. Great available systems/tools to support and track your study data, good benefits and flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Allocation to projects not realistic. No collaboration within different departments. Lack of transparency bonus and poor mid/end year of review process.


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