Alcon Reviews

Updated Sep 14, 2020

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3.6
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Alcon Chief Executive Officer David J Endicott
David J Endicott
84 Ratings
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  1. "Alcon"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Salesforce Effectiveness Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture and strong leadership.

    Cons

    Many complex processes that need to be streamlined.

    Alcon Response

    Social Media Manager

    Thank you for sharing your positive experience!

  2. "Ok"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Finance Analyst in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Alcon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people, challenging, and learned a lot

    Cons

    Being sold to Alcon...uncertain future.

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  3. "Good company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    nice environment friendly collegues not stressful

    Cons

    Being with a recruiting agency not permanent

  4. "business manager"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Cataract Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Best work culture, rewards and recognition, unlimited growth oppurtunities

    Cons

    sales pressure, not to mention any

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  5. "Fabulous place to work!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alcon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Supportive management, amazing work/life balance, generous compensation.

    Cons

    Having some growing pains due to the Novartis spin off.

  6. "Exhausting"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alcon full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits. Good hours of operation

    Cons

    Unfair management. Some people will work more than others but get no recognition and are all given the same bonus at the end of the year.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "National Account Director"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Alcon full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great products, R&D, good employees

    Cons

    Chaotic, constant change, lack of focus

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    Alcon Response

    We appreciate your years worked at Alcon.

  8. "Highly professional"

    5.0
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    Manager, Lens Care Package Engineering in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Alcon for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I experienced excellent supervisory management. A very friendly and diverse work force.

    Cons

    Parent company Novartis was far from transparent about its plans for the plant, with significant consequences. Daunting bureaucratic process to make positive changes to product and systems.

  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alcon full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great management and coworkers. Good salary and benefits.

    Cons

    lots of over time required.

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  10. "National Sales Training Manager"

    5.0
     in Mississauga, ON

    I worked at Alcon for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Company to work for

    Cons

    Look more for retaining people

    Alcon Response

    Thank you for your 10+ years at Alcon! We appreciate your feedback.

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