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Updated 19 April 2018
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  • "poor work life balance, inhuman work load" (in 65 reviews)

  • "upper management have little understanding of the operation" (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CRA in London, England
    Former Employee - CRA in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PAREXEL full-time

    Pros

    Training is good.
    Everyone works like a good team

    Cons

    Too much work
    long hours


  2. Helpful (2)

    "CRA"

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    Former Employee - CRA in Uxbridge, England
    Former Employee - CRA in Uxbridge, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good environment, supportive colleagues, not stressful, good international teams and Communication, good discounts and benefits, quite good canteen, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Poor management: lack of experience in management, don't look at the quality of work only at metrics, don't help, when you ask for help, no carrier opportunities and progression, salary can be 10.000 difference for the same role, hiring a lot if EU ppl to save on their salary.

    Advice to Management

    Most of the management needs to be replaced, there are only few good managers. Company culture and values are not in place.

  3. "Okay experience"

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    Former Employee - CRA I in London, England
    Former Employee - CRA I in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    People are good, good benefits

    Cons

    Poor management, highly over allocated work, lack of good training

    Advice to Management

    Start listening to your employees


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  5. "Clinical Research Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CRA II in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - CRA II in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PAREXEL (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible environment. Perfect work/life balance.

    Cons

    Low salary can be Pros when looking for new company.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Great Training"

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    Former Employee - CRA in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - CRA in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, training and staff

    Cons

    Large company you are a number


  7. "reviwe title"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior CRA in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Senior CRA in Seoul (South Korea)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company have good culture and value and support self-developement

    Cons

    The salary is low and rare apportunity get a promotion and depend on project, work/life balance can be lower

    Advice to Management

    please reconsider if you have persue salary


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Contract CRA at PAREXEL"

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    Former Employee - Contract CRA in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Contract CRA in Houston, TX (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PAREXEL (More than a year)

    Pros

    The Oncology team I worked was great!

    Cons

    None from my experience

  9. "Clincial Research Associate"

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    Former Employee - Senior CRA in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Senior CRA in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great support system with CMA model

    Cons

    Inadequate work life balance to allow for data integrity, quality performance

    Advice to Management

    Preserve the position to allow for data integrity, safety of patient and work life balance


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company, delayed decision making"

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    Former Employee - CRA in Bogotá, Bogota (Colombia)
    Former Employee - CRA in Bogotá, Bogota (Colombia)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good staff to work with, very experienced

    Cons

    The decision making process can take a lot, specially in reference to human resources management.

    Advice to Management

    If you really want people to stay, show to them.


  11. "Sr. CRA"

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    Former Employee - Senior CRA in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior CRA in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends

    Pros

    The people at the company are very professional, friendly, and supportive. The operational process is standardized and easy to follow once you become familiar.

    Cons

    Limited career growth opportunities. No other complains.

    Advice to Management

    None