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Good company with lots of opportunity - should have several new drugs on the market in the next few years.

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Current Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
Current Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)

I have been working at Biogen Idec full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great benefits, yearly bonus, contests/cash incentives, employee stock purchase plan, generous vacation and sick time

George Scangos, the CEO is developing a great culture.

Cons

leadership/management can be slow to act.

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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Very Educational!

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Cambridge, MA (US)

    I have been working at Biogen Idec full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very solid company with great science and great scientists

    Cons

    Unpredictable new management without clear vision for research

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 6 people found this helpful  

    Horrific Senior Departmental Leadership Results in Fear of Retaliation

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Cambridge, MA (US)

    I worked at Biogen Idec full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company strives to provide excellent patient therapies and has made great corporate strides over the past few years.

    Cons

    Some departments function on an environment of fear where senior departmental leaders are not held to the same standards as lower level employees, creating a toxic environment. Significantly constrained resources lead to unrealistic expectations and inability to meet established goals. Over the span of several years, it was my observation that HR does not support the employee and is swayed by political/managerial bias.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I strongly advise senior management to dive deep into "troubled departments" with high turnover rates and speak with employees (and

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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