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Pfizer Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2019

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Pfizer CEO Ian Read
Ian Read
1198 Ratings
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  • "There is a distinct difference from one division to another in terms of culture and work/life balance(in 96 reviews)

  • "Dumped neuroscience portfolio, poor job security(in 55 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Business Operations Manager in Kirkland, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pfizer full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay. Good work-life balance. Great working facility.

    Cons

    Tougher for people in global roles to get promoted.

    Pfizer2019-06-10
  2. "I"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Pfizer

      Pros

      Good atmosphere friendly staff well supported

      Cons

      Nada nada nada nada nada

      Pfizer2019-03-14
    • "No need of a bachelor degree"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Pfizer

        Pros

        The services of the company

        Cons

        The stress level of the company

        Pfizer2019-01-29
      • "Good company"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Pfizer full-time

        Pros

        Great opportunities for career advancement. Great compensation and benefits.

        Cons

        Very formal environment. Strict regulations. Always restructuring (about yearly).

        Pfizer2019-01-05
      • "good environment"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends

        I worked at Pfizer

        Pros

        good culture, competitive benefits package

        Cons

        don't have much about the cons

        Pfizer2018-12-06
      • "Business Partner"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in North York, ON

        I worked at Pfizer for more than 10 years

        Pros

        Great pay, benefits and bonuses.

        Cons

        Must be competitive. Large company and it's truly survival of the fittest.

        Pfizer2018-11-07
      • "Good environment to learn"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Pfizer full-time

        Pros

        Learnt a lot of skills. A steep learning

        Cons

        Work Culture could be better

        Pfizer2018-07-26
      • "Medical Writer"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at Pfizer full-time

          Pros

          Lots of opportunities and great place to learn

          Cons

          Bad location. Poor management for the team

          Pfizer2018-07-10
        • "Review"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Pfizer full-time

          Pros

          Work life balance is good and good benefits

          Cons

          Highly hierarchical organization and conservative values oozing everywhere

          Pfizer2018-05-05
        • "Quality Assurance Analyst"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at Pfizer full-time for more than 3 years

          Pros

          I had a great time working for Pfizer and would recommend it to anyone who wants to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry. Great team, great culture, challenging projects in a dynamic environment.

          Cons

          Sometimes the QA team does not receive the recognition it deserves from the other areas.

          Advice to Management

          Keep working with the HR team to preserve the good environment and keep the team motivated

          Pfizer2018-03-23
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