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Achillion Pharmaceuticals Interview Questions
1. How would you describe your work style?
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Achillion) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of treatments for infectious diseases. Within the anti-infective market, the Company focuses on the development of antivirals for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C and the development of antibacterials for the treatment of resistant bacterial infections. As of December 31, 2009, Achillion focused on developing three Hepatitis C virus (HCV) drug candidates: ACH-1625, a protease inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in phase Ib clinical testing; ACH-1095, a NS4A antagonist also for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, in late stage preclinical testing, and ACH-2684, a high-potency protease inhibitor in preclinical testing. In addition, it has established other product candidates, which include ACH-702 for the treatment of serious bacterial infections and elvucitabine for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals Interview Questions
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Why do you want to work at Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.?
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Where do you see yourself in the Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. organization in two years?
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Why did you go into this career field?
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What is your leadership style?
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What are your salary requirements?
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What was your typical work week like at your current or previous job?
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What is the most difficult situation you have had to deal with in a professional environment?
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What were your long range plans at your most recent employer?
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Tell me about a time when you identified a potential problem and resolved the situation before it became serious.
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Give a specific example of a time when you used good judgement and login in solving a problem.
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When you have to make a highly technical decision, how do you go about doing it?
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What goal have you set for yourself that you have successfully achieved?
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Why did you leave your last job?
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In what areas do you believe Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. could improve upon itself?
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