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Wyeth Reviews

Updated March 12, 2017
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  1. "Interview - science focused"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Was part of American Cyanamid

    Cons

    Turned into Pfizer, lots of people lost jobs

    Advice to Management

    remember the little guys


  2. "Good company, needs work."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Has biologics arm but it not focused on the right development.

    Cons

    The top is only focused on the top, rather than the company as a whole.

  3. "bad"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Wyeth full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The management is very friendly. They make an effort to make sure that all employees are satisfied. They offer decent starting salary

    Cons

    There is a commission ceiling. Not enough customer service support. The products are not top of the line. Competitors will pay more.


  4. "Typical big pharma environment."

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in Collegeville, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Collegeville, PA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    decent salary and benefits and work environment

    Cons

    Poor executive management more interested in personal wealth than company performance


  5. Helpful (1)

    "pros/cons balance out"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    compensation, benefits, perks, exercise room, cafeteria

    Cons

    respect for people, bureaucracy, lack of transparency at the top


  6. "Limited potential, Depleating Human Resourses"

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    Former Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Andover, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Andover, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work/life balance. Decent pay. Nice facilities, parking, work environment. Exposure to a wealth of industry experience through current employees.

    Cons

    Current employees are in all of the power positions, and not leaving anytime soon. Limited growth potential. Just got bought by Pfizer

    Advice to Management

    Promote the on site employees to give them a reason to stay. Replace the employees that left. Morale is low and in need of repair.


  7. "Average/Below average"

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    Former Employee - Public Policy in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Public Policy in Philadelphia, PA
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary, location, commuting opportunities, work challenge

    Cons

    Senior management was incompetent, they did not communicate well on a normal day, let alone during the Pfizer buyout.

    Advice to Management

    Promote people who actually deserve it and who are competent.

  8. "Wyeth really limits your experience to a narrow function."

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    Former Employee - Validation Engineer in Pearl River, NY
    Former Employee - Validation Engineer in Pearl River, NY
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Wyeth has great benefits and a very good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Rotational and leadership programs.


  9. "A good place to work...Depending on who you work under."

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    Former Employee - Chemist in Princeton Junction, Mercer, NJ
    Former Employee - Chemist in Princeton Junction, Mercer, NJ
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Up to date instruments & equipment
    Friendly work environment
    Fair compensation & benefits
    Great products at company store

    Cons

    Poor management
    Lack of growth opportunities
    Poor career advancement progression
    No opportunity for cross functional learning or internal job transfering

    Advice to Management

    Invest more into career development and progression for employees. Institute an bi-annual review of direct managers and supervisors from employees.


  10. "Category Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, NJ
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Wyeth are category leaders in many of the categories they play in. Known as best in class, they offer many career opportunities.

    Cons

    The industry has always been volatile and one should expect many changes while working in this industry, it is a good idea to have agility.

    Advice to Management

    You should work harder to improve your recruitment and selection process to make sure you obtain the best talent in the organization.


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