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AbbVie Reviews

Updated September 23, 2017
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  • Work-life balance is kinda limited (in 64 reviews)

  • No work life and balance unless you are working in the office, you will be stuck here on weekends when its needed which can be alot sometimes (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Cardiovascular Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AbbVie full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful culture, management team in all levels, and overall work environment.

    Cons

    Dissolved Cardiovascular division so we were laid off! Although Abbvie handled it so professionally and offered resume/job search advice and coaching, etc. Top notch!


  2. "Amazing Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AbbVie full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Work life balance, and recognition

    Cons

    None that come to mind

  3. "Working Abbvie IT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abbott Park, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abbott Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AbbVie full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Supportive direct management. Flexible schedule. Regular exposure to new tech.

    Cons

    Upper IT mgmt often out of touch with the reality of those of us in the 'trenches'.


  4. "Biologist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AbbVie full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    nice people, good research resources

    Cons

    may increase the salary for researchers

    Advice to Management

    more open to the opinions from bench work researchers


  5. "Go for it if you like stability and intellectual stimulation is optional"

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    Former Employee - Senior Technical Specialist/IT in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Specialist/IT in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AbbVie full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Bright scientists, effective salespeople; qualified finance, loyal (mostly) workforce
    Good work life balance, excellent benefits. People are nice midwesterners for the most part.

    Cons

    Not too open to change / best practices; "lifers" in IT unable / unwilling to learn and just playing politics; risk-averse middle management; No strategic direction for IT other than fake financial justifications for outsourcing everything

    Advice to Management

    Bring at least some Technology / IT back in house, hire fresh smart people


  6. "Great Company with Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AbbVie full-time

    Pros

    AbbVie has Great people with Passion

    Cons

    There really are'nt any Cons


  7. "Great potential but culture needs change"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AbbVie full-time

    Pros

    Several innovation and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Hard for experienced resources to adjust

    Advice to Management

    Advance more leadership skills for managers, fewer hierarchy levels.

  8. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AbbVie full-time

    Pros

    Fairly young company in existence.

    Cons

    Still have residual management styles inherent from parent.


  9. "Sr. Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in Abbott Park, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in Abbott Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AbbVie full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company treats employees well, has great values

    Cons

    Too fast and lean and hard to catch up the changes. Silos between divisions.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to build an environment where employees feel safe to speak up and make positive changes.

    AbbVie Response

    Sep 20, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    We’re glad you appreciate our values! Thanks for the review.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Submission Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AbbVie full-time

    Pros

    Great learning experience with various opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours including weekend work


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