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Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at NovaQuest Pharmaceuticals
in Detroit, MI

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Contract job that treats you like a contract employee."

What do you like about working at NovaQuest Pharmaceuticals?

"Great district management"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Not really."

What don't you like about working at NovaQuest Pharmaceuticals?

"Based pay and bonus was not consistent with the industry"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Increase the base pay. Provide the same bonuses that the partners receive."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Merck

What do you like about working at Merck?

"It is laid back and the management helps."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Boehringer Ingelheim
in Traverse City, MI

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"The best company I have ever worked for."

What do you like about working at Boehringer Ingelheim?

"They successfully incorporated a clinical approach to selling strategies that paid off. They accomplished this without sacrificing actual sales. Representatives from our company were highly respected by physicians given their clinical knowledge of the disease states we provided products for. In addition, BIPI, heavily invested in information technology that assisted us representatives on our daily sales analysis and plans."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be as clinical as possible, know the competition, and close your interview."

What don't you like about working at Boehringer Ingelheim?

"It grew too much too quickly, it over estimated their pipeline thus hiring too many representatives. this lead to a 30% reduction of sales force which I was part of."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Salvage the best of small company culture as they transition into big pharma."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at AstraZeneca
in Marquette, MI

What do you like about working at AstraZeneca?

"Management was open to the ideas and sales creativity of the sales force."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Close your interviews!"

What don't you like about working at AstraZeneca?

"In retrospect, after working for a different pharmaceutical company, I realized Astra-Zeneca lack depth in their sales and clinical trainings. Their training was superior to other industries. Yet, in direct comparison with the sales and clinical training I received at Boehringer-Ingelheim, Astra-Zeneca's was sub par at best."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Invest in sales and clinical training for sale force."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Schering-Plough

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"It was a good company but got laid off."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Roche
in Austin, TX

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Great career start."

What do you like about working at Roche?

"Was downsize."

What don't you like about working at Roche?

"the opportunity"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"recapture the vision."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at NovaQuest Pharmaceuticals
in Raleigh, NC

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Employees are payed less than average for sales representatives in the pharmaceutical industry, good news are the benefits."

What do you like about working at NovaQuest Pharmaceuticals?

"Benefits, balanced work/ personal life."

What don't you like about working at NovaQuest Pharmaceuticals?

"Below industy average pay, contractual positions only."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Create own pipe-line & allows the opportunity for upward mobility."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at inVentiv Health

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"great company for contract sales"

What do you like about working at inVentiv Health?

"I loved working at inVentiv Health and want to work for them again. They have always been honest and fair with me. Also, they tried to compensate me for my experience."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be genuine and have examples of how you are a self-motivated person and will give them an honest day's work."

What don't you like about working at inVentiv Health?

"contract sales offers little security or package when contract is over."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the good managers happy and get rid of the rest. your sales rep retention will be better. Also, state up front if there is or isn't role over potential with the clients."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Reckitt Benckiser

What do you like about working at Reckitt Benckiser?

"I liked the small various chanllenges I faced on a daily basis."

What don't you like about working at Reckitt Benckiser?

"That they terminated our positions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Try to find positions for people who they lay off."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at PDI
in Nashville, TN

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"PDI- almost out of business"

What do you like about working at PDI?

"My DSM- in Nasvhille, was the best- he was a reps manager and shielded his team from all the other BS."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"try the other cso's first"

What don't you like about working at PDI?

"Poor senior management"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"too many to list- and they wouldnt do it anyway"

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Boehringer Ingelheim
in Dearborn, MI

What do you like about working at Boehringer Ingelheim?

"I liked the family atmosphere initially, but this changed over the years as they grew into BIG pharma."

What don't you like about working at Boehringer Ingelheim?

"They laid me off. I would have continued on at BI if this had not happened."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Let representatives treat their territories as their own company/business. No micro managing."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Roche
in Quakertown, PA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"great"

What do you like about working at Roche?

"loved everything about the job itself"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"no just be yourself"

What don't you like about working at Roche?

"there was alot of paper work but necessary."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"maybe to not be so micromanagement"

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Johnson & Johnson

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"To obtain as much knowledge of Johnson & Johnson."

What don't you like about working at Johnson & Johnson?

"I did not like the change in management every three months."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Accountemps
in San Diego, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Contract company who strings along their employees."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative at Eli Lilly and Co.
in Honolulu, HI

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"The client interaction and selling."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Compensation."

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