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Valeant Reviews

Updated August 22, 2017
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  1. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valeant full-time

    Pros

    The cafeteria and building are nice

    Cons

    No work from home flexibility


  2. Helpful (1)

    "High risk, high reward environment"

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    Former Employee - Dermatology Sales in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Dermatology Sales in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sales team is well incentivized and well trained at onboarding

    Cons

    Lots of mergers create leadership instability and turnover across many departments

    Advice to Management

    Keep stability through periods of change or you will lose all of your talent

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    "Technician"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Technician in Rochester, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valeant (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Yearly Bonus, flexible schedule, co workers are helpful, small facility, discounts

    Cons

    No advancement opportunities, raises are small, morale not great, tight deadlines, stressful

    Advice to Management

    More room for advancement needed to raise morale. Raises should be higher.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Territory manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valeant full-time

    Pros

    Great people (non-management), good pay, high bonuses

    Cons

    Typical big pharma- upper-management doesn't care about employees, zero transperancy


  5. "Pharmaceutical Specialty Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Specialty Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Specialty Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Valeant full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great colleagues, good salary.

    Cons

    A lot of changes, not a lot of transparency with managment

    Advice to Management

    Listen to in field sales representatives and do a better job addressing issues representatives experience in the fields. Provide quarterly goals in a timely manner.


  6. "Slow, broken processes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Valeant full-time

    Pros

    flexible schedule with friendly people

    Cons

    very "process driven" but doesn't have any good processes in place.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Maintenance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Valeant full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Upper management had blinders on. Never wanted to admit that there were issues that needed addressing until it was too late and then wouldn't allow the people that had the ability and knowledge to take over.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck...your going to need it.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Engineer in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work is interesting and challenging

    Cons

    management is constantly changing

    Advice to Management

    Better communication as to the how's and why's for their major business decisions.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Valeant full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Attractive salary and benefits
    Company car
    good managers

    Cons

    Goals are not set annually. Company and sales managers release sales quotas to reps quarterly to benefit the Company and not the rep. not customer focused overpriced products.

    Advice to Management

    Educate patients, direct to consumer marketing.
    few opportunities to advance.
    There are NO female managers.


  10. "Management of nations largest Dental Service Organizations"

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    Current Employee - Director of Strategic Accounts in Bridgewater, NJ
    Current Employee - Director of Strategic Accounts in Bridgewater, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging, Result oriented team, collaborative

    Cons

    Promotional limitations, employee retention, lean organization


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