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Parexel Reviews

Updated 13 Nov 2019

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3.5
69%
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83%
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Parexel CEO Jamie Macdonald
Jamie Macdonald
5 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review

    "EXCELLENT work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Associate Project Leader in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parexel full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, internal career advancement, generous PTO

    Cons

    Benefits a little more expensive than other CRO's, still to "process driven," high turn over of Line management

    Parexel2019-07-23
  2. "Parexel BD"

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    Current Employee - Business Development in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Very steep learning curve

    Cons

    No life work balance and lots of travel

    Parexel2019-07-31
  3. "Amazing"

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

    I have been working at Parexel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Brilliant company with plenty opportunity to grow and enhance your knowledge. I have been with Parexel a year and a half and the growth is amazing!

    Cons

    Some processes can be better internally however they are constantly working to better them which becomes a pro!

    Parexel2019-10-29
  4. "Highly regulated"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Analyst in Nottingham, England

    I have been working at Parexel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free hot drinks and fruit, central location, good hardware

    Cons

    there is red tape galore

    Parexel2019-10-21
  5. "Associate pricing & market access"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Parexel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Thrown in the deep end so learn quickly - Exposure to multiple project types - Opportunities to develop career

    Cons

    - Bonus never paid - Poor salary - High workload

    Advice to Management

    Value your staff to reduce high turnover

    Parexel2019-10-25
  6. "Account Director"

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    Former Employee - Account Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The location was very convenient

    Cons

    There was little consideration for work/life balance

    Parexel2019-09-24
  7. "good balance private-professional life"

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    Current Employee - CRA in Uxbridge, England

    I have been working at Parexel full-time

    Pros

    good balance private-professional life working hours/from home flexibility

    Cons

    career development , salary, small office space

    Parexel2019-09-09
  8. "No work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Project Leader in Uxbridge, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - local - previous line management was great

    Cons

    - working 16 + hours a day - Micro-management led to additional hours

    Parexel2019-09-12
  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - HCA in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Parexel part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good working colleague Different working environment

    Cons

    Not always organised Not payed on time

    Advice to Management

    None

    Parexel2019-07-15
  10. Helpful (1)

    "It's an okay company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Solutions Designer in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Parexel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent organisation, great people, standard benefits, flexible working

    Cons

    Salary and constantly changing processes

    Advice to Management

    Stop playing people against each other in the name of progression

    Parexel2019-06-21
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