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Headquarters Waltham, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (ALR)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors BD, Healthways

When you really need an answer -- fast -- toss out the crystal ball and bring in Alere (formerly Inverness Medical Innovations). Alere offers both professional and consumer diagnostic tests as well as health management services. Its professional diagnostic products include tests for cancers, cardiovascular disease, drugs of abuse, infectious diseases, and women's health including pregnancy tests and fertility monitors. The firm's Alere Health division provides health management services including wellness programs, disease monitoring, and care coordination for patients... More

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Alere Chairman, President, and CEO Ron Zwanziger

Ron Zwanziger

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No Offer – Interviewed in Charlottesville, VA Jul 2014 Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interview Details – A friend who works at Alere suggested I apply for an open position similar to his. I applied online, and he also sent a recommendation for me to the HR department. I was contacted for a telephone interview within a few days. My friend has enjoyed the challenges and culture at Alere and his…Full Interview

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There weren't any difficult questions - the job seemed to be a good fit technically and socially. It turned out that the position payed far below my current position, so the interviewer and I agreed… View Answer

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