What Our Employees say About Working at Biogen Idec
Employee Satisfaction and Retention are key drivers of our business strategy at Biogen Idec. A recent employee survey highlights what our employees’ value about working for us. Some of their comments are listed below. Through an ongoing process, we are committed to listening to our employees and enhancing our reputation as we strive toward becoming The Employer Of Choice in this industry.
“I work within a great team, and feel valued by each and every one of them. I enjoy my role and I am taking on new responsibilities all the time as my role develops.”
“I love the people at Biogen Idec – I have some great friends, people who I want to learn from, people I aspire to be like in terms of career and experience. I like the fact that I have been able to move across functions easily and have been quite supported in this move. I like the culture.. that we work hard but enjoy the work, that we make a difference to patients lives – that is everyone from reception and administrators right up to VPs."
“The people.. are motivated, intelligent, hard working and talented. I also enjoy the merit-based culture – if you work hard, there is no ceiling to what you can achieve. Promotions are not based on number of years in service or qualifications on paper, but instead are based on proven performance.”
“It has a truly multi-cultural, multi-racial workforce. This diversity makes it a vibrant company in which to work.”
“There is a dynamic, can-do atmosphere. People are capable and motivated. Good teamwork, all with the same goal.”
“Friendly working environment. Everyone is respected for their contribution to the success of Biogen Idec. There is maturity in the working environment. I enjoy also my role because it carries a lot of responsibility and accountability. Also things get done quickly which makes an efficient working environment. There is no gap between senior management and everybody in the team, which creates a great working environment. "
“I enjoy being busy and challenged on a daily basis. The environment is inclusive, supportive and diverse which is one in which I thrive.”
“As an Area Business Manager I feel I have excellent products for treating very specialist and debilitating disease. I really enjoy my job and feel I provide a service to specialists and patients. I think Biogen Idec are an ethical company with the needs of patients foremost in their campaigns.”
“The company and its employees have a lot of energy and intelligence and I do genuinely think are often the best in their role in the industry. This makes working in Biogen a learning experience, which I really value.”
Employee Feedback from our 2006 Employee Satisfaction Survey