Celgene Reviews

Updated 26 Feb 2021

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Celgene Chairman and CEO Mark J. Alles
Mark J. Alles
116 Ratings
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  • "hard to achieve work life balance(in 31 reviews)

  • "Slowly Turning into big pharma; very little internal advancement; not much room for growth; Very tight timelines(in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Company to work with"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Celgene full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of Benifits, Free Cab, Free Food

    Cons

    None at all, All are good

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  2. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant 

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Great company. The help with work life balance.

    Cons

    No downside to this company. Great place to work.


  3. "Good pay, little work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Associate in Bothell, WA

    I worked at Celgene full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They pay really good, lots of free time

    Cons

    Very poor communication, and they use fear as a teaching tactic

  4. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Key Account Manager (KAM) in Taichung
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    good team work. good benefit ex: education program.

    Cons

    small company but approval processes is very long time.

  5. "Great P{lace to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior IT Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance, great team, good benefits, a company that cared about employees

    Cons

    Was acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb

  6. "Work/Life balance"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance and compensation

    Cons

    Growth and development, Career opportunities

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Acquisitions, change management and relationship management skills reqd"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ABP 
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Caring people, always room for upward advancement

    Cons

    Flux. Change without a clear line of desired results. Hurry culture without aljgned destination target agreements.

  8. "Good culture, interesting and leading biopharma"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal Advisor in Neuchâtel
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, growing, stable, great culture and environment. Good reputation as an employee and as a biopharma in the research, ethics and relationship with external parties, such as healthcare professionals.

    Cons

    Huge HR turnover, low transparency in the salary grade and progression model.

  9. "One of the best companies"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Glen Gardner, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    From the top down the company has a great vision even if things didn't turn out as planned.

    Cons

    acquisition by BMS resulted in loss of key personnel.

  10. "Great company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President Research & Development in San Mateo, CA

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic, progressive, empowering, great pipeline

    Cons

    Still a young company but maturing fast

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