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Updated 17 April 2019
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  • "Work-Life balance is not ideal at some times" (in 84 reviews)

  • "Upper management doesn't value field sales" (in 85 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Seo"

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    Current Employee - SEO in Jaipur, Rajasthan
    Current Employee - SEO in Jaipur, Rajasthan
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Merck part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good working environment and good management

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Get a cab service


  2. "Good company in a tough market"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Merck full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good people, culture, systems, office, pay, diversity

    Cons

    too dependent on one business, no long-term plans

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Worst managers"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Merck full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Company have good policies and good culture. Cab and food facilities provided by company. If you have good tuning with your manager then you can expect good career over here.

    Cons

    Managers are not ethical, management should give training to them so that they can develop ethical skill in themselves and then get to know how to take work from resource.

    Advice to Management

    Provide ethical and behavioral training to managers.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Unstable in every six months"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Merck full-time

    Pros

    Gr8 place to work.good salary and bonuses.

    Cons

    Changes to management happens so regularly that it becomes so uncertain that you have to decide every six months if to stay or leave. Management and leadership is not able for the job they are handling. They have formed groups and involved in politics to servive.

    Advice to Management

    Search for market leaders and solution architect to do Jobs.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Sick Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Merck full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    All the pros ended with the Sigma Aldrich Merging with Merck

    Cons

    Uni-informed Managers, No strict guidelines
    HR team is a Joke, Untrained Management
    No futuristic goals
    HR takes individual's ideas and introduce as their brain child (Fraud)
    The employee awards are a merry comedy, Manager's favouritism plays a crucial role

    Advice to Management

    You are unfit to be called managers, get on your toes before you are held responsible for dissolving company


  6. "Sales Development Manager/Technical Sales Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Merck full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent product and portfolio, working on recent advancements within Life Sciences industry space.

    Cons

    Too much changes in product and portfolio


  7. "I would say, the most employee friendly company which i have worked ever."

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    Former Employee - Business Development Executive in Thrissur
    Former Employee - Business Development Executive in Thrissur
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Merck full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Product promotion strategies were excellent. And also the health insurance coverage which the company was providing.

    Cons

    Sometimes the human resource department respond very slowely on requests.

    Advice to Management

    An effective HR department is essential for the satisfaction of employees. So please try to improve the service.

  8. "Good place to work for freshers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Merck full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture, freshers can learn

    Cons

    Poor salaries and less hikes


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Jr. Associate - UI developer"

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    Current Employee - Junior Associate in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Junior Associate in Bengaluru
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Merck full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Brand,
    Facilities
    No other pros
    Better working environment

    Cons

    For IT sector: -
    Inefficient top management
    Huge politics
    Lack of carrier growth


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Nice place to work for fresher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Merck full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Every thing is fine there

    Cons

    Nothing else is bad there