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Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
10000+ employees
1986
Company - Public (SHPG)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Biogen, Novartis
Shire is now part of Takeda.

Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating science into highly-innovative ... Read more

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    I have been working at Shire full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay good place to be

    Cons

    None yet to new to position

    Advice to Management

    None yet better on boarding structure

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Shire Interviews

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    Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lewiston, ME
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Shire (Lewiston, ME).

    Interview

    First a phone screening. Then an in person with Regional director. maybe a second with RD if your experience is on the light side then an interview with the Zone Director. Standard questions like, tell me about a time you were faced with/had to/found yourself........

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you were faced with an obstacle to your goal and what did you do   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    It was my first pharma job, I didn't even know I could negotiate

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Shire Awards & Accolades

  • #1 Most Reputable Healthcare Company in the U.S., Reputation Institute, 2016
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2016
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