Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

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Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated December 7, 2014
Updated December 7, 2014
14 Reviews
2.8
14 Reviews
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Auxilium Pharmaceuticals President & CEO Adrian Adams
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  1.  

    Excellent

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    • 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
  2.  

    Great corporate culture until AA came onto the scene

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    • 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
  3.  

    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
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  5.  

    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

  6.  

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

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    • 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
  7.  

    Unorganized

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    • 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
  8.  

    Just to Pay the Bills

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    • 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
  9.  

    Worked in a technical position at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, at the Horsham manufacturing site.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Small company atmosphere, with great benefits. Most managers are very understanding of the need to maintain a work-life balance, making this a great place to work if you have a family. The time off policy is very generous; 15 vacation days, 3 personal days, sick time and paid holidays.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for advancement. Employees are expected to perform at the job levels above them for several years before receiving the associated title and salary. Salaries are slightly lower than comparable positions at other companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    "Pay for Performance" corporate objective should be applied to all positions throughout the company, and across sites. While the Values at Work awards and gift cards are nice, an actual raise for outstanding performance would be much more motivating and increase retention of talent.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    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.

  11.  

    Great company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Medical Sales Consultant
    Former Employee - Medical Sales Consultant

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

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities to move up. Pay was pretty good and I felt the bonuses were attainable. Management seemed to be pretty responsive to feedback from the field.

    Cons

    The main way to succeed is being in a territory with good managed care but that's pharma I guess. It seemed a big managed care win means that the team involved would definitely hit presidents club and areas with poor coverage were just dismissed as being bad reps.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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