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Good company with lots of opportunity - should have several new drugs on the market in the next few years.

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Current Employee - Patient Services Coordinator  in  Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
Current Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)

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

Pros

Great benefits, yearly bonus, contests/cash incentives, employee stock purchase plan, generous vacation and sick time

George Scangos, the CEO is developing a great culture.

Cons

leadership/management can be slow to act.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Excellent Company

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst  in  Cambridge, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Cambridge, MA (US)

    I worked at Biogen Idec full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent people, benefits, and industry. Biogen is an excellent company to work for it's nice to know that you are helping people in need.

    Cons

    Corporate workload and turnover of finance and senior management. Can get very political and sometimes project work doesn't add value.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Horrific Senior Departmental Leadership Results in Fear of Retaliation

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager  in  Cambridge, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Cambridge, MA (US)

    I worked at Biogen Idec full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The company strives to provide excellent patient therapies and has made great corporate strides over the past few years.

    Cons

    Some departments function on an environment of fear where senior departmental leaders are not held to the same standards as lower level employees, creating a toxic environment. Significantly constrained resources lead to unrealistic expectations and inability to meet established goals. Over the span of several years, it was my observation that HR does not support the employee and is swayed by political/managerial bias.

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    I strongly advise senior management to dive deep into "troubled departments" with high turnover rates and speak with employees (and

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