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Review averages

  • 110 employees say

    Excellent (41)
    37.272727272727%
    Good (28)
    25.454545454545%
    Satisfactory (31)
    28.181818181818%
    Subpar (10)
    9.0909090909091%
    3.41
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (1)
    100%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    4.00

Reviews for Merck

Reviews - What employees say

3.41 Employees say
4.00 Applicants say
  • 14.May 2018
  • Employee

merck

2.72

Company Culture

no concern on employees - keep doing surveys but no improvements

Career Development

Due to so many layoffs, hard to move as those spots are filled by those being left go

Work-Life Balance

expected to have e-mail on your phone & always responding

Job Security

CONSTANT layoffs taking place

Suggestions for improvement

  • help is needed - employees are overloaded

What I dislike about the company

building is falling apart

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
2.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
2.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    Merck & Company
  • City
    North Wales
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Others

Suggestions for improvement

  • More focus on home-based please

What I like about the company

Great leadership by the management staff

What I dislike about the company

The political structure of management is very convuluted

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • Company
    Merck
  • City
    Newington
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered

Company Culture

I had such a bad experience after 15 years. I wonder if Ken knows about the racism going on at Merck.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Promote within

What I like about the company

Work life balance

What I dislike about the company

Terrible management

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • Company
    Merck & Co.
  • City
    New Jersey
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Administration

The following perks were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered


Review averages

  • 110 employees say

    Excellent (41)
    37.272727272727%
    Good (28)
    25.454545454545%
    Satisfactory (31)
    28.181818181818%
    Subpar (10)
    9.0909090909091%
    3.41
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (1)
    100%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    4.00

kununu score comparisons

Merck
3.41
111 reviews

Industry average (Pharmaceuticals/Biotech)
3.05
40,642 reviews

kununu average
3.28
2,610,000 reviews