Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

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Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated January 21, 2015
Updated January 21, 2015
16 Reviews
2.9
16 Reviews
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  1.  

    I worked at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Small friendly company, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Company is being acquired by Endo Pharmaceuticals

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Medical Sales Consultant

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    compensation was good, easy work-life balance

    Cons

    crappy market access, me-too product

  3.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SSales Representaative in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - SSales Representaative in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I worked at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Compensation, manager company values

    Cons

    Not working there anymore and having doctors call me for samples and no rep has seen them since I was downsized.
    I tell them I am not employed there any more call home office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Loved my job, too bad they let some GREAT reps go!

    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative

    I worked at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Single rep territories and innovative therapies

    Cons

    Sell-out to Endo.... Let people transfer as well as start employement for JUST A FEW WEEKS before lay off. They knew. ;(

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6.  

    sales rep

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Small company, own territory results. Competitive salary and great benefits.

    Cons

    poor products, focused on shareholders

  7.  

    Great corporate culture until AA came onto the scene

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Medical Sales Consultant in Chesterbrook, PA
    Former Employee - Medical Sales Consultant in Chesterbrook, PA

    I worked at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    None anymore....being sold to Endo

    Cons

    There is no vision moving forward

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Unorganized

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

    I have been working at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Coworkers are hardworking and pleasant

    Cons

    Not enough vacation time compared to other Pharma companies.
    HR is not effective

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Just to Pay the Bills

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

    I have been working at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    They've made a great effort in acquiring products to sell in the past 2 years. Auxilium has a stronger Urology portfolio.

    Cons

    Connections, friendships and internal favors have more weight than ethics, experience and doing right. Want to play against big pharma with a small pharma mentality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in people, look to learn more about their capabilities and what they can offer to the organization. Identify leadership at different levels that don't contribute and affect morale and performance of the employees. Train those managers or replace them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Some of the low level managers have no idea what they are doing.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative

    I worked at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits as well as some great products.

    Cons

    The company hired sales managers from outside without giving opportunities to good tenured reps. This is one particular scenario where the managers need to have first hand experience with one of the products as a rep in the field before they can effectively manage their reps. There are a few good ones, but there are also a few of the worst managers I have ever seen in my career.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within for sales managers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    upper management??

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    The company has its pros. Good job. Safe work environment. People that work there are nice. The cubical area is a close family like environment.

    Cons

    Not too sure of the plans of upper management. Management in general makes questionable decisions on important matters releasing products.

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