Why does IQVIA get a rating of 7.7?

8 employees at IQVIA told us the following about their jobs.

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  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at IQVIA?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    67% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

  • Breaks are paid

    Do workers at IQVIA get paid breaks?

    Usually. Most people get paid breaks

    How we know this

    63% of people say they get paid breaks

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are people given support to progress at IQVIA?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 63% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do people at IQVIA get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks

    How we know this

    63% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at IQVIA?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    88% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Head office understands the frontline

    Do people think IQVIA head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office understands what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    75% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • People enjoy their job

    People enjoy their job

    How we know this

    80% of people who enjoy their job

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • Enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at IQVIA?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    75% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • People aren’t stressed

    Is it stressful to work at IQVIA?

    People don’t feel stressed here

    How we know this

    25% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Good for parents

    Is working at IQVIA good if you have caring responsibilities?

    People say this is a good place to work if you care for a child or other relative

    How we know this

    83% of people who care for a child or other relative report this is a good place to work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Whether it’s looking after children or caring for a relative, a good job should support your responsibilities outside of work.

  • People are paid enough to live on

    Does IQVIA pay enough to live on?

    People are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    100% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

  • People recommend their team

    Do people at IQVIA recommend working with their team?

    People recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    75% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • People get sick pay

    Does IQVIA pay sick pay?

    Yes. People get proper sick pay

    How we know this

    75% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Managers are respectful

    Do people at IQVIA feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    75% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Well informed about head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how IQVIA is doing?

    People feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    88% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

About

IQVIA is a clinical research company. They also specialise in healthcare technology.

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How IQVIA ranks

IQVIA ranks 2nd to work for in healthcare

  1. 1 Marie Curie
    7.8
  2. 2 IQVIA
    7.7
  3. 3 Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
    7.0

IQVIA job reviews

  • Best thing

    The pay

    Worst thing

    Getting our appointments the day before they need to carried out

    8.6

    Employee, May 2021

    • £13.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Independent

    Worst thing

    Not knowing what is expected of me. What my job is

    2.0

    Employee, December 2020

    • £15.00 per hour
    • 25 or older

Jobs by location

  1. 337 job openings

  2. 292 job openings

  3. 49 job openings

  4. 45 job openings

  5. 27 job openings

  6. 14 job openings

  7. 11 job openings

  8. 9 job openings

  9. 8 job openings

  10. 8 job openings

  11. 6 job openings

  12. 5 job openings

  13. 5 job openings

  14. 4 job openings

  15. 4 job openings

  16. 4 job openings

  17. 3 job openings

  18. 3 job openings

Handy to know

How are people paid?

38%
by the hour
63%
an annual salary

Based on 8 employees

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