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Biovail Reviews

Updated October 10, 2017
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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Bridgewater, NJ
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Bridgewater, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good moral and company spirit.

    Cons

    More incentives for non-management employees.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people. great benefits.great everything

    Cons

    bought by another company, Valeant who does not care about much.

  3. "Biovail is a small sales environment with resources and support to be successful in pharmaceutical sales."

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    Current Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Managers are not micromanagers and really know how to help you be successful in pharmaceutical sales.

    Cons

    New upper management is composed of Marketing people, not sales people


  4. "HR Associate"

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    Former Employee - From Receptionist to Associate Human Resources in Bridgetown (Barbados)
    Former Employee - From Receptionist to Associate Human Resources in Bridgetown (Barbados)
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay. Training for employees. Solid benefits

    Cons

    Company moral dropped after original president left. Then completely fell through when merged with Valeant Intl.


  5. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Steinbach, MB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Steinbach, MB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Biovail (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation and good wage increase

    Cons

    Lots of politics and low morale on issues of favouritism

    Advice to Management

    Review issues on favouritism


  6. "supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Biovail full-time

    Pros

    good corporate culture, fast paced manufacturing environment with high standard of quality, great experience at work

    Cons

    tight regulation, be prepared to take blames when mistake happens

    Advice to Management

    n/A


  7. "Excellent company"

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    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Laval, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Laval, QC (Canada)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great environment, wonderful people. Worked there for 13 years

    Cons

    Moving out of the Canadian Market

  8. "Nice to work at, but sales objectives too high to be achieved."

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Biovail full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice co-workers, immediate supervisor great.

    Cons

    Higher management only want money, despite market reality

    Advice to Management

    Be realistic, and give the team the support to go in the market to sell..


  9. "Positive, until the merger with Valeant."

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    Former Employee - Director in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Director in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Room for advancement and significant potential financial benefits (eg. stock options)

    Cons

    Since the merger, no communication or respect for employees

    Advice to Management

    Improve your communication with employees