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Watson Pharmaceuticals President, CEO, and Director Paul M. Bisaro
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    I worked at Watson Pharmaceuticals full-time (less than an year)


    The supervisor was great to work for. He was focused and set daily goals. He was a great encourager.


    The goals set from other departments was not always realistic.

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    Set realistic goals for other departments.


Watson Pharmaceuticals Interviews

Updated Aug 6, 2014
Updated Aug 6, 2014

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Getting an Interview


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    IT Director Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Watson Pharmaceuticals.

    Interview Details

    (1) Initial HR phone screen - regarding interest level, salary expectations, relocation etc
    (2) Hiring Manager designate phone interview: thorough, work-focused, one hour long conversation; specific questions around key challenges faced, STAR approach
    (3) In person interview: 4 hours long, with 4 people, good exchange
    (4) from (1) through offer took 5 weeks

    Interview Questions
    • Why are you relocating to California? Are you OK with the high cost of living?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not much room for negotiation on base pay; they did agree to additional vacation time
    Accepted Offer
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Website www.watson.com
Headquarters Parsippany, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Public
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Watson Pharmaceuticals tries to have the best of both worlds, with operations in both the generics market and the higher-profit-margin branded drug business. The company's broad generics portfolio of about 160 products includes treatments for hypertension and pain, as well as smoking cessation products, antidepressants, and oral contraceptives. Its line of some 30 branded drugs is focused on urology and nephrology and marketed to specialist physicians in the US. Additionally, Watson distributes its own and third-party products to independent pharmacies and health care... More

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