Celgene Reviews

Updated 3 Jul 2020

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4.0
79%
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Celgene Chairman and CEO Mark J. Alles
Mark J. Alles
114 Ratings
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  • "None other than tough work life balance at times(in 29 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
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    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. "good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Scientist II in Summit, NJ

    I have been working at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    good stock bonus. good location

    Cons

    too many layers and managers.

  3. "Was a terrific place"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Strategic Sourcing Manager in Summit, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Celgene full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People, Salary, Benefits, Opportunities, the Science

    Cons

    It was sold and didn't need to be

  4. "Remember motto - doing well by doing good"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Data Operations 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Celgene full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Innovative, nimble, professional development and opportunity

    Cons

    Growing almost too quickly to maintain

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  5. "Great Place To Work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Market Access in Brazil, IN

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative environment, dynamic culture, innovative

    Cons

    The company was acquired by a big pharma.

  6. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Affairs in London, England

    I have been working at Celgene full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The culture is open and friendly.

    Cons

    Recently acquired and starting to lose the culture

  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director Medical Affairs in Istanbul
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Celgene full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company culture. For example, it is always easy to reach and discuss with Global Executive team. Lots of International Projects to be a part of. One of the best compensation program. Very successful company with exciting launches and clinical development program.

    Cons

    It is acquired by BMS, however Celgene team is going on and there still job opportunities.

  8. "Awesome culture, tons of growth"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Associate Scientist 

    I worked at Celgene full-time

    Pros

    Innovative, continuous learning, excellent teamwork

    Cons

    I don’t have anything bad to say

  9. "Great company...no more"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Executive Director in Summit, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Celgene full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Prior to being acquired, it was one of the greatest companies ever!

    Cons

    New executive leadership stopped listening

  10. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Celgene full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Family feel, professional but not overly corporate, employees valued and treated as individuals, great on the job learning with opportunities to be involved in broad range of projects and initiatives.

    Cons

    limited internal development opportunity due to lack of roles, sometimes feels there were not enough bodies to do the work.

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