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INC Research Reviews

Updated Nov 11, 2019

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3.2
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INC Research CEO Alistair Macdonald
Alistair Macdonald
83 Ratings
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Short review"

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    Current Employee - CRA in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career Opportunities and Senior Management

    Cons

    Not applicable. INC is a very good CRO.

    Advice to Management

    Not applicable

    INC Research2017-12-13
  2. "Good workplace"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at INC Research full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Give opportunities for growth and understand the work life balance

    Cons

    Old employees have a lobby and make it difficult for the new ones

    INC Research2019-07-25
  3. "Good experience but few shifts"

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    Former Employee - Quality Control Associate 

    I worked at INC Research part-time

    Pros

    Good place to gain experience in CRO industry.

    Cons

    Shifts are not steady and regular.

    INC Research2019-08-01
  4. "Research Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at INC Research full-time

    Pros

    - great work hours -positive environment

    Cons

    -uncertainty regarding room to grow in role

    INC Research2018-09-13
  5. "Good learning opportunities, bad management, lots of politics"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at INC Research part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Interesting work, lots to learn

    Cons

    Some managers biased, divide and conquer is their policy, growth within company is not based on quality of work, lots of back biting and gossiping, unhealthy environment

    Advice to Management

    To higher management, hire more competent management.

    INC Research2018-03-29
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Frustrating to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at INC Research full-time

    Pros

    Decent benefits. Some good folks. Merger with Inventiv will make them a force to be reckoned with in the market place.

    Cons

    Exceedingly poor systems. No integration between systems. Rework entering the same information in to multiple places every month. Finance system makes in incredibly difficult to track payments and invoices.

    Advice to Management

    Wake up and start paying some attention to your employees rather than your shareholders. There needs to be more senior management support at the project level.

    INC Research2017-12-07
  7. "So far so good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at INC Research full-time

    Pros

    Overall good; will see what comes after the merger with new name in 2018

    Cons

    Nothing to add at this point

    INC Research2017-11-21
  8. "Medical Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - MRA in Midtown Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at INC Research part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly work environment Very diverse employees Prospects for growth and training in different skills

    Cons

    Long hours shifts Working Hours cannot be fixed Sometimes, shifts get cancelled or shortened

    Advice to Management

    Hire more full time jobs

    INC Research2017-10-27
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Recruiter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at INC Research full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Loved the small office feel and lots of room for growth. Would recommend to anyone looking for a new opportunity.

    Cons

    Large company feel. Can get lost as it's a small office in a much larger organization that is centrally focused on its USA offices.

    Advice to Management

    Salaries not very competitive so hard to keep employees in the long run. Need to find a way to keep clinical staff engaged.

    INC Research2016-12-08
  10. "Nice"

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    I have been working at INC Research

    Pros

    Great company to work for. So far so good

    Cons

    Not all the team members are experienced or knowledgeable. Need to maneuver well from the start.

    INC Research2016-11-18
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