Pharmacyclics Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

To filter reviews, or .
3.3
53%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
Approve of CEO
Pharmacyclics President Wulff-Erik von Borcke (no image)
Wulff-Erik von Borcke
83 Ratings
Pros
  • "Getting the opportunity to work on Imbruvica is fabulous given how active it is across B-cell malignancies(in 17 reviews)

  • "To work with such a great drug is not just much easier, but way more rewarding with great personal and professional satisfactions(in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "Too much bureaucracy after bought by Abbvie(in 25 reviews)

  • "The only thing that trickles down to employees is the toxic environment that upper management fosters quite well(in 15 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Pharmacy"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacist in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pharmacyclics part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good life work balance paid time off

    Cons

    Poor management playing favorites and

  2. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Laguna Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pharmacyclics part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Learning a bout and exploring new medicine

    Cons

    Nice job find it near my house


  3. "Nice company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Jakarta

    I have been working at Pharmacyclics full-time

    Pros

    A little nice place to work

    Cons

    Not so nice place to work

  4. "Things could have been better"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Discovery PI in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ibrutinib is an amazing drug, coworkers are wonderful and very decent, intelligent

    Cons

    There's been an exodus of scientists in last 2-3 years, I wonder why. Could it be that scientists needed a secure environment where they could contribute freely without fear? Could it be they needed to feel motivated rather than become a data-generating bot? Could it be they needed to feel trusted without being stabbed in the back by upper management? Could it be they needed acts rather than propaganda of empowerment? The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind....

    Continue reading
  5. "My nature to interact with patients is very good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I enjoy this job and like this job

    Cons

    Not any issue there with patients

  6. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supportive management that foster team work. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy after bought by Abbvie.

  7. "Toxic"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Commercial 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Pharmacyclics full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits offered

    Cons

    Toxic environment fueled by inexperienced leaders

  8. "Good job for me!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay was decent, easy process

    Cons

    Repetitive and got a bit boring/mundane

  9. "working"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Associate Director 

    I worked at Pharmacyclics full-time

    Pros

    science driven, patient focused, quality oriented and employee motivated

    Cons

    Wish there is little more transparency

    Continue reading
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Stay away from this place"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Scientist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pharmacyclics full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    As in every company, many colleagues were great to work with!

    Cons

    PCYC became terrible once AbbVie got involved. Bad management, Lack of integrity, Toxic culture, No growth/development, Terrible work/life balance, Very political, Major disconnect between upper management and research. I would stay away.

    Continue reading
Viewing 1 - 10 of 192 English Reviews