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"Professional Sales Representative"

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Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Good benefits, company car, vacation time.

Cons

Being under a CIA; everything and everyone is scrutinized. Pushing out some of the more tenured reps. High turnover of managers on GI team.

Advice to Management

Do away with the "challenger rep" model. Reps hate it and only do it when a manager is with them.
Hire managers who are honest and ethical, and truly want the best for their reps.

Other Employee Reviews for AbbVie

  1. Helpful (5)

    "Failing and ineffective leadership"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AbbVie full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work-life balance is great. Direct leadership is also good, not perfect but good enough. Compensation and salary are good but that is a continuation of Abbott salary. All the good things are carryover from Abbott. Abbott was not perfect but AbbVie could be so much better.

    Cons

    Upper management hired after the separation from Abbott demonstrate lack of effective leadership. When no one from the original organization is promoted to positions they clearly qualify for then something is not right. Newly hired DVPs are completely disconnected from the reality of a very fluid industry.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people who work there about how the industry operates . However not liking the reality on the ground and what you are hearing and then hiring a consultant group to tell you what you want to hear is pretty foolish and a waste of talent and money. Changes being made in isolation from the greater AbbVie community will likely have negative consequences on overall company performance.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great compensation but career growth tough"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good compensation, work life balance

    Cons

    Career growth is tough and some things are not very transparent

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