Alkermes
3.4 of 5 14 reviews
www.alkermes.com Waltham, MA 500 to 999 Employees

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Alkermes Chairman, President, and CEO Richard F. Pops

Richard F. Pops

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67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Small company, many growing pains

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsManufacturing business, patient focus on new product development

ConsWavering commitments from senior management

Advice to Senior ManagementIt may be helpful to execute on a 5-year plan

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Questionable management maturity in a small shop

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Alkermes

ProsDecent holiday parties. Small pharma mentality.

ConsPeople who are offensive or abusive should not be tolerated in any way. Alkermes rewards bad management behavior, does nothing to rid itself of the people who are self-serving and dictatorial, and promotes an uncaring disrespectful atmosphere toward its employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay attention to the lowest levels of the organization. They often go unheard, and fear management retaliation.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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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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