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Allergan Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Work life balance can be challenging when the work ramps up but the segregation of duties is still beneficial (in 43 reviews)

  • Great work environment, my team was incredible and there are a lot of opportunities for growth professionally when you apply yourself (in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance can be challenging at times but often temporary when employees are coming and going through change (in 36 reviews)

  • To many changes during last 3 years with upper management (in 34 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Hr"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture, great leadership team

    Cons

    Not enough manpower which results in the organization to be lean.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Territory Sales Rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

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

    Pros

    Tye people who work here are wonderful.

    Cons

    The pay leaves something to be desired.

  3. "Inside sales rep"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, company culture, customers

    Cons

    Salary is low, upper management is not always transparent

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the reps on the front lines


  4. "Process Operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Operator in Corona, CA
    Former Employee - Process Operator in Corona, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Allergan full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very Good Benefit and good vision

    Cons

    Too much stress in a job

    Advice to Management

    please have a time to walk on the manufacturing area


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Culture is Not the Same"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in West Palm Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Healthy bonus range
    Lots of different divisions

    Cons

    Greedy sales mentality in primary care sales force
    Low base salery
    Lack of transparency

    Advice to Management

    Be more open about goals for their reps
    Emphasis with reps about the looming changes and potential sale of the company


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to be"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Bold cutlture and flexible hours

    Cons

    Job role and responsibilities are at times overwhelming


  7. "Great company!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Allergan full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Allergan is a great company (or was before it became Actavis). Great work environment, my team was incredible and there are a lot of opportunities for growth professionally when you apply yourself. Great benefits!

    Cons

    Very high quotas and expectations with a very large portfolio of products.

  8. "Strategic Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategic Account Manager
    Current Employee - Strategic Account Manager

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

    Pros

    Aesthetic industry benefits, office events give the opportunity to sell directly to patients

    Cons

    Large territories with little direction


  9. "Scientist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture. Values employees. Beautiful Irvine campus.

    Cons

    Biologics group was mismanaged and political


  10. "Learning"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Good learning experiences about change.

    Cons

    Constant change, leaving you with a constant feeling of whiplash.


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