Quidel Reviews

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Quidel President, CEO, and Director Doug Bryant
Doug Bryant
7 Ratings
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    Great place to build your career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Quidel full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent training. Pleasant colleagues and extremely professional. The company was very efficient with manufacturing, customer service and technical support.

    Cons

    Quidel has burned some bridges with distributors. They no longer have all of the contracts and positive relationships that they used to have. They have had high employee turnover in the last five years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Quidel Interviews

Updated Jul 9, 2014
Updated Jul 9, 2014

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    Senior Document Control Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Quidel.

    Interview Details

    Went through a phone interview with HR first. Then another phone interview with a member of the hiring team. After that there was an in-person interview on site with the following people one at a time: three members of the hiring team, the hiring manager, the hiring director, an internal customer, and HR.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you work well with highly technical R&D scientists who might not have the strongest communication and people skills?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Changes were made to the verbally agreed upon offer: once over the phone to lower the salary, and once again when the papers came for signing to change the exempt/non-exempt status. The hiring manager promised to make good on the original offer after 6 months, but that didn't happen.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

Quidel Awards & Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Website www.quidel.com
Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1979
Type Company - Public (QDEL)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Beckman Coulter, Alere

Is it the flu or are you pregnant? Quidel can tell you quickly enough. The company makes rapid diagnostic in vitro test products used at the point-of-care (POC), usually at a doctor's office or other outpatient setting. Unlike tests sent off to a lab, POC tests can be read on the spot. Quidel's leading products are diagnostics for infectious diseases (such as influenza and strep throat) and reproductive health, including pregnancy tests, sold under the QuickVue and RapidVue brands. The company also makes diagnostics for Streptococci, Chlamydia, and the ulcer-causing H... More

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