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Current management is not good

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Former Employee - Associate Director in Cambridge, MA (US)
Former Employee - Associate Director in Cambridge, MA (US)

I worked at Biogen Idec full-time (More than 10 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Some outstanding people there positioned the company where it is today. Current earnings and drugs coming to market were the result of great foresight from those individuals.

Cons

Current management is taking credit for their predecessors but underperforming now. Mismanagement and a reversion to failed practices from the past don't bode well for the long run. They speak a good game but practice taking the money and I bet they will run before the floor drops.

Advice to Management

Reverse course now. Stop your cronyism and keep good people that put Biogen where it is today

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Fulfilling place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Operations/PO&T in Weston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Global Operations/PO&T in Weston, MA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Generous salary, stock options and benefits. The company has also had a recent rollout of flex work options – employees can work from home up to 3 days per week if they want. The work itself is overall fulfilling; although I am on the operations side of the business, I do feel at the end of the day the work I am doing is benefiting someone’s life and their health. I feel the senior management communicates well with employees and find our CEO and executive leadership to be humble and a ‘all hands on deck’ attitude. They truly seem to value each employee’s contributions.

    Cons

    Workload can be a lot at times, however the company recognizes hard work and collaboration.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with the good work. I don’t know how I will ever want to leave the company!


  2. Senior Scientist

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    Current Contractor - Senior Scientist in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
    Current Contractor - Senior Scientist in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)

    I have been working at Biogen Idec as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is the place Everyone wants to work!!! I'm a contractor and they treat me no differently!!!

    Cons

    They haven't hired me permanent yet :).

    Advice to Management

    If this weren't anonymous my advice would be to give me a Permanent position.


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