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Alcon Reviews

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284 Reviews
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Alcon Division Head Jeff George
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23 Ratings
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    Very transparent company. Performance based company. If you are a performer the sky is the limit in this company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alcon

    Pros

    A lot of upward movement
    They want to develop and promote their people
    You know what needs to be done to get to next level
    Uncapped comissions

    Cons

    Competition,
    Lower base salaries than other companies
    Little competitive info.
    Direction of sales force changes every year

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No complaints on management at ALCON. They are very supportive of development and pushing you to get there if that is what you want .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

Alcon Interviews

Updated Feb 5, 2015
Updated Feb 5, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Interview Difficulty

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    Technical Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Alcon.

    Interview Details

    2 interviews questions on experience, qualification etc, strength and weakness. The process was straight forward, panel interview, with one on one with the director. Director said they would let me know with in 5 days did not hear from them, I sent an email stating I was looking at additional offer, received a response back immediately. First day, no computer, no desk, no office supplies

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    no room for negotiation had a set annual amount it worked for me at the time. I knew I would not have a career with Alcon 2 days after starting
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

Alcon Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2009
100 Best Companies for Minorities, Fortune, 2009
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Website www.alcon.com
Headquarters Hünenberg, Switzerland
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1977
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Alcon sees all, and hopes you can too. Operating through three divisions, pharmaceutical, surgical, and consumer eye care, the company strives to keep eyes healthy. Its surgical group is one of the largest makers of equipment used for cataract removal and laser vision correction. Alcon's pharmaceuticals include glaucoma treatments, anti-infectives, and allergy relievers. Its consumer products include the well-known Opti-Free line of contact lens solutions and related products. Alcon, which was founded in 1945, sells its products in 180 countries worldwide. Pharmaceutical... More

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