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Salix Pharmaceuticals Raleigh Reviews

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  • Work-life balance could be better (in 5 reviews)

  • The bonuses are forced ranked, some teams have better products than others, territories can be large (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome place"

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    Current Employee - ERRA in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - ERRA in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Provided excellent training and communication

    Cons

    Company is no longer in business and was purchased by a larger company


  2. "Sr. Manager, Facilities and Administration"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company operates as a large family.

    Cons

    Wish I was move involved with onboarding and meeting the new employees.

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salix Pharmaceuticals (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice family culture. Caring management. Good pay and recognition for a job well done.

    Cons

    None to speak of. Sadly they were acquired by Valeant. Not the same!

    Advice to Management

    Wish you were still there!


  4. "It was all about the patients"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and mission, mid-sized pharma, stock grants, hard work rewarded

    Cons

    purchased by a company with philosophical differences, hard to adjust to other companies post-Salix


  5. "Negotiating and managing clinical trial contracts"

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    Former Employee - Contracts Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Contracts Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Salix Pharmaceuticals (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, team spirit, cares about employees

    Cons

    Long hours and limited resources


  6. "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Salix Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for, fast pace, multiple projects all the time.

    Cons

    No cons, if you don't like being busy and always on the go then this place is not for you.


  7. "Was a great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

    Pros

    People, Culture and Work atmosphere

    Cons

    Long hours, however was worth it

  8. "Great Culture"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Analyst in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great work environment, no micromanagement.

    Cons

    No real option to work from home, unless weather permitted.


  9. "Senior manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for, good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Too much work to every get complete (maybe that's a Pro). Golden handcuffs, too good to walk away even if dissatisfied.


  10. "First impression"

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    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Territory Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Territory Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Salix Pharmaceuticals full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People seem to generally care and want you to succeed. Take pride in their work ethic. Like a high level of transparency and accountability.

    Cons

    So far none but I am new.

    Advice to Management

    Keep making the new hires and santarus reps feel like they are still a "family"


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