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  1. Featured Review
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    "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Harrogate, England

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

    Pros

    Career development opportunities Good processes and systems

    Cons

    Decisions can take a while due to many layers of approval.

    Covance2018-06-06
  2. "Great atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Covance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everybody here is so friendly and welcoming the job is rewarding and you get good support

    Cons

    Low salary so frequent turnover of staff and reduces moral as constantly discussed

    Advice to Management

    Increase salaries for ground level workers

    Covance2019-03-16
  3. "na"

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      Current Employee - Senior CRA in London, England

      I have been working at Covance full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      great company, nice work environment

      Cons

      management, internal systems, salary and benefits

      Covance2019-04-09
    • "A good start but poor progression"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend

      I have been working at Covance full-time

      Pros

      Various tasks to do as a tech such as ECG, vitals, venepuncture etc. Large team to work in - you meet people from all walks of life. Hours can vary from day to day which is great if you need flexibility.

      Cons

      Progression as a technician is poor; you work much harder than you are paid. Management spends more time promoting each other and they will offer extra 'positions' of responsibility without any real benefit except for more experience on your CV. Con of working in such a large and varied clinical team are the gossipers and backbiters who will report mistakes every chance they get to bring themselves up whilst they tear...

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      Advice to Management

      Continue to improve the culture of the work environment; the ideas you have implemented thus far have been good.

      Covance2019-04-04
    • "Room for improvement"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook

      I have been working at Covance part-time for more than 19 years

      Pros

      Work from home International CRO

      Cons

      Not clear career path Lack of recognition Heavy workload

      Covance2019-04-01
    • "Great"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Covance full-time

      Pros

      Great job for a recent graduate, fun atmosphere and good lab experience

      Cons

      No apparent cons so far

      Covance2019-03-13
    • "Good place for a new graduate"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Covance full-time

      Pros

      Great working environment Highly regulated by GMP standard

      Cons

      Constantly being tasked with the same assay technique Lack of training opportunity which causes slow progression

      Covance2019-03-20
    • "Research Technician"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Covance full-time

      Pros

      Great staff members with an excellent team ethic.

      Cons

      There is not enough progression for staff members. Often, underserved staff are promoted to out-of-depth positions

      Advice to Management

      promote people

      Covance2019-03-10
    • "Great entry level roles for scientific careers"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Covance full-time

      Pros

      Good benefits Colleagues Market leading Excellent scientific knowledge

      Cons

      Management Slow progression Little recognition for hard work

      Covance2019-03-09
    • "Great company"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Covance full-time

      Pros

      Amazing managers, trust and flexibility

      Cons

      People don't know each other even when in the same building.

      Covance2019-02-21
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