Alkermes
3.3 of 5 13 reviews
www.alkermes.com Waltham, MA 500 to 999 Employees

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Good science but not a great place to work.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Waltham, MA (US)

I worked at Alkermes

ProsInteresting pipeline and technology. Employees are generally friendly and collaborative. Casual work environment.

ConsTop-down communication is poor. You're either liked and promoted or dis-liked and included in the yearly layoff. Little spent on professional growth and training.

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease communication and exchange of information at all levels.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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The workplace that you've always wanted to be at.

IT (Current Employee)
Wilmington, OH (US)

I have been working at Alkermes


Pros: The company has a lot of respect for their workers in general. You are treated very fairly, and they make it so that you are… Cons: If I find any downsides, I'll be sure to post them. In general, there aren't any real downsides as I see them. There is always… Advice to Senior Management: Keep up the good work. I know there have been rocky… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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no career development/training, poor benefits and compensation

Research Associate (Former Employee)
Cambridge, MA (US)

I worked at Alkermes


Pros: they practice good science - Cons: No career development/training, poor benefits and compensation. Poor strategy by management (that recently made… Advice to Senior Management: Invest in your employees, train Directors/ADs/senior scientists in basic management skills. Improve HR function in the organization-… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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