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Wyeth Reviews

Updated 19 March 2015
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Wyeth President and CEO Bernard J. Poussot
Bernard J. Poussot
95 Ratings

Pros
  • Great place to work, work life balance, respect for people, great work environment (in 13 reviews)

  • decent salary and benefits and work environment (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Small senior management "club" environment (in 11 reviews)

  • Bought by Pfizer and so many great people let go (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Failing

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    Current Employee - Sourcing in London, England
    Current Employee - Sourcing in London, England

    I have been working at Wyeth

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    A big Global company with lots of room to go up the tree. The salaries levels are good in the market. They are good at developing drugs that work and everyones main focus is on this area.

    Cons

    The Senior Management are very poor, with dictats that are sent but not implemented. Wyeth are the type of company to spend millions on consultants either in a strategic basis or operationally. Not that it matters as the strategic work will not be implemented and the operational work will never be managed properly. There is not enough real work in most departments and a lot of paid attendance. Management throughout the organisation are poor with lack of clearly defined and measured objectives.

    Advice to Management

    Work out where you want to be, aim for it and don't change that path every 5 minutes. Give staff some empowerment and get better managers

  2. Great opportunities to learn new techniques.

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    Former Employee - Research Scientist I in Pearl River, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Research Scientist I in Pearl River, NY (US)

    I worked at Wyeth

    Pros

    Junior or immediate supervisors are understanding, caring, and act as a shield between you and senior management.

    Cons

    Strict executive management always looking for results no matter the priority or resource availability. Jumping to conclusions using draft data is common.

  3. Associate Director

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA (US)

    I have been working at Wyeth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Owned by Pfizer-not the same place today

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  5. Worked as Pharma rep for 17 years. Loved the middle management. Very little exposure to upper management. Great company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wyeth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wyeth hired really good people to work with.

    Cons

    Salaries below other big pharma

  6. Interview - science focused

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wyeth

    Pros

    Was part of American Cyanamid

    Cons

    Turned into Pfizer, lots of people lost jobs

    Advice to Management

    remember the little guys

  7. MS&T Intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pearl River, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pearl River, NY (US)

    I worked at Wyeth

    Pros

    Opportunity to experience cGMP environment and learn problem solving at pilot plant scale. Reasonable living stipend to cover housing costs.

    Cons

    Housing a decent commute from site.

    Advice to Management

    Advertise internship program at college campuses.

  8. Formerly Wyeth, now is a part of Nestle. Overall WNS is a good place to work.

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    Current Employee - Quality Control Microbiologist in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Quality Control Microbiologist in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Wyeth full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    You will get to learn a lot of things in this dynamic working environment. The colleagues are part of family members because you work close with each other everyday.

    Cons

    There is limited career progression.

    Advice to Management

    Please appreciate the hard work of the staff. The company will not be growing if the turnover rate is too high.

  9. My experience in Wyeth consumer healthca was great, i workd there for 3 years as a grouper and i just had good remembers

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    Former Employee - Grouper
    Former Employee - Grouper

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good balance between work and life, there is a bunch of opportunities to grwoth, the culture is nice, a lot of process but very organized company

    Cons

    the innovation is low due to the products so sometimes for marketers could be a little bit boring if you came from other indutries like consumer goods

  10. Pfizer merger was difficult

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wyeth full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues; most people of similar level were nice and helpful. Focus on novel pursuit of interesting science. Unclear what could have been.

    Cons

    Pfizer merger was a huge drain; too many good people were displaced. Too much in fighting and not enough focus on science that could deliver - not enough asking the right questions.

  11. very satisfying career

    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Columbus, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Columbus, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    the people I worked with were the best

    Cons

    the pressure to produce made the job stressful at times

    Advice to Management

    don't sell out your people

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