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"Best global company I've ever worked for."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Director in Irvine, CA
Current Employee - Senior Director in Irvine, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Leadership delegates and trusts you to make something great happen.
Strong consensus based culture for decision making; yet, firm is nimble and decisive.

Cons

Rarely hires people right out of skill. Prefers 5+ years of experience before recruiting into the firm.

Advice to Management

Continue to innovate and grow.

Other Employee Reviews for Allergan

  1. "Good company to work for, depending on the department."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large biotech company with good benefits and cash for research funding. Department efficiency and morale varies.

    Cons

    Frequent reorganizations and small layoffs.

    Advice to Management

    Many middle managers on the R&D side are inexperienced in managing people, and should be doing more science instead of management.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "If you want to be stuck in one place and do the same thing day in day out, this place is for you. No room for growth."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Professional in Irvine, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Beautiful landscape
    Stable work place in some departments. If you are in R&D, you can keep your job a little longer than the others.

    Cons

    Salary is below average. Depending on department, they can work you to death.
    Highly politics work environment.
    Male employees are treated more favorably than female employees in general
    White employees are treated more favorably than non-white employees in general
    People with doctoral degree runs the place if you are in R&D

    Advice to Management

    Increase people salary and hire more people to relieve the workload
    Create more room for people to grow
    Treat people fairly not because of race or gender.

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