Biogen Idec
3.9 of 5 199 reviews
www.biogenidec.com Cambridge, MA 5000+ Employees

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Horrific Senior Departmental Leadership Results in Fear of Retaliation

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

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

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

ConsSome 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.

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

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent Company

Senior Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
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… Cons: Corporate workload and turnover of finance and senior management. Can… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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I had a good experience and the benefits are outstanding.

Manufacturing Associate III (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at Biogen Idec full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Money, benefits. bonuses, Food celebrations, free computer training Cons: 12 hour rotating shifts. Fast paced environment. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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