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Helpful (6)

Current management is not good

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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 (5)

    Disappointing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Zug (Switzerland)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Zug (Switzerland)

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

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

    Pros

    Great products for MS patients, some nice people too. Great benefits, not so great salary.

    Cons

    Not the 'culture' that is touted by management. Several people who work there are back-stabbers and mobbers who pull the seniority card if they are called out on it. It's not professional.
    Job requirements didn't match job description. After 3 years, 4 management changes and reduction of my department by half, I was doing the job the senior level associate was doing when I was hired with no raise or title promotion to recognize it.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees. All of them, not just the ones with seniority.

  2. Helpful (1)

    A great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morrisville, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morrisville, NC (US)

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

    Pros

    The benefits are outstanding. The company is growing and success is shared.

    Cons

    Middle management could use leadership training

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