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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. Helpful (2)

    "Amazing working from home flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Director in Uxbridge, England
    Current Employee - Director in Uxbridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Quick progression If you are good. Not so quick if you aren't. Many possibilities to move around the company (departments) if you like

    Cons

    Low salary progression if you stay with them for many years. It would be much quicker if you change jobs (externally)


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible working. Good colleagues. Opportunities to work in different areas.

    Cons

    Salaries are not as high for staff that have showed loyalty .

    Advice to Management

    Need to keep the salaries up with the competition.

  3. "Solid Employer"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Nottingham, England
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Nottingham, England

    Pros

    Good benefits package, good work life balance. Not sure what else to say, it's a great place to work

    Cons

    None, it's a great place for someone to develop a career.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  4. "Project Director"

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    Former Employee - Project Director in London, England
    Former Employee - Project Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good working atmosphere. Good sense of values

    Cons

    Somewhat siloed and pockets were not working harmoniously

    Advice to Management

    look after key staff without overburdening them


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  6. Helpful (7)

    "Waiting to Exhale"

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    Current Employee - Director in Billerica, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Billerica, MA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting leader in clinical research organization space, good corporate vision

    Cons

    Management plagued with initiative overload. Execution of key deliverables lacking.

    Advice to Management

    Continued cost cutting measures cannot deliver client delighter outcomes. Morale is low at staff levels.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Assoc Project Director"

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    Current Employee - Associate Project Director in Waltham, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Project Director in Waltham, MA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, annual raises are good

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, short staffed, promotion raises are poor

    Advice to Management

    way too many VPs and no workers


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Co has lots of the right pieces in place need to find a way to be profitable"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Director in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Director in Boston, MA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast moving dynamic environment for a big company.

    Cons

    Legacy executive management stuck in the old ways.

    Advice to Management

    Bring in new leadership, find a way to compensate high performers better.

  9. "PAREXEL REVIEW"

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    Former Employee - Director in Grayson, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Director in Grayson, GA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PAREXEL (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Large company with a long reputation and brand in the industry.

    Cons

    The company is too large and sometimes seems disorganized. I think this comes from numerous acquisitions with full intergration.


  10. "Senior Director"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in Durham, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Durham, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, full of opportunities and great people.

    Cons

    Lots of ongoing changes, with changing responsibilities

    Advice to Management

    Navigate and Communicate changes with clear information of how executive management is selected.


  11. "Associate Director"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PAREXEL (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great organization, under great leadership when I worked there

    Cons

    The type of work can be stressful. no room for error