Allergan - God awful place to work | Glassdoor
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"God awful place to work"

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

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

Pros

The benefits, but they need improvement. Can't think of anything else about this company. Location is nice...

Cons

Awful management and HR at all levels. They will use fear, lies and intimidation if they don't like you. If you speak out and excel at your job, your boss will do everything to make you look bad. Totally incompetent directors and senior directors. When your VP tells you to lower your expectations, run far and fast, this is not a place that takes the work that they do seriously. Used to be a good place before new directors came in and started hiring their friends in the NJ office. This place is a joke and cronyism is awful. If you're a thought leader who excels at what they do and challenges the status quo, Allergan is not the place for you. If all you can do is say yes to your incompetent management and can't think for yourself you'll go far. Those are the only people they will hire these days. Allergan values aren't worth the paper they're written on.

Advice to Management

Look at how your directors, Sr. directors and HR are treating their people and the tactics they use to intimidate. Look at who is getting hired and why. Start getting rid of those who have been there for 10-20 years and have NO OTHER experience. If the same things happen over and over again in the same departments, like a sports coach it's time for them to go! Rethink your referral bonus policy and stop allowing entire departments to benefit from a cash reward by hiring their "friends." If you look closely, you will see a trend in certain areas.

Other Employee Reviews for Allergan

  1. "Great company, tons of experience available”"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great group of people who work hard to get the job done

    Cons

    Have no cons so far.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Good Products, big egos and mediocre management"

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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
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and fringe benefits

    Cons

    No career progression, no career advancement

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of current manufacturing leadership or keep running operations to the ground.

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