Actavis
3.0 of 5 28 reviews
www.actavis.com Zug, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

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Updated Jul 8, 2014

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Gudbjorg Edda Eggertsdottir

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48% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Acquisitive

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsConstant change means never a dull moment. The rapid pace of adding new companies and employees is exciting, and a lot of good talent is available.

    ConsThe company is always onto the next acquisition before the last one is fully digested. Work quality begins to suffer as a result.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate, and make sure your managers are communicating down as well as up. Tell us what you are doing, when, and why so we can help.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Company in transition.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsNo shortage of work to be done. Investment community is entralled with the management team. Lots of interesting work.

    ConsNot stable. Dealing with many merger/integration issues. Morale among legacy Forest employees is generally low. Need to figure out how to operate as a 50-50 brand/generic company.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    The good and the bad.

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    ProsLarge growing company with great potential and great benefits.

    ConsLack of communication from corporate management. A steadily waning focus on employees and work environment.

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    Always changing, shifting products. Pretty fast paced, average salaries.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsNot Boring, a lot of locations. Fast growing. Good 401K, bonus.

    ConsSalary, promotions and moving up. Always preparing for changes.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work while it lasted...

    IT Systems Analyst III (Former Employee)
    Corona, CA

    ProsGood pay and benefits. Work/life balance was good for me, but depends on who you report to.

    ConsNumerous acquisitions have made layoffs routine.
    Poor mid level management makes day-to-day work experience frustrating.
    Poor chance for advancement. Few internal promotions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry to focus more on employees, not just value for shareholders.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A company in a state of flux.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Parsippany, NJ

    ProsOpportunities abound due to recent acquisition.

    ConsLots of uncertainty with overlap of employees, paygrades, job functions and future of specific sites.

    Advice to Senior Managementclearly define a path forward not just sales and numbers, but where the employees stand.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Micro managed

    Sales (Former Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    Prosnot many, good base salary

    Conscapped for reps on commission

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Multicultural and fast-paced culture

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    ProsDynamic, multicultural, fast-paced environment.

    Conscompany politics on management level, often a lack of communication and particular timely communication between departments which leads to duplication of work.
    Long hours for some departments, workload not distributed evenly

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate, communicate, communicate. Rather say a word too many than one too less..

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A continuous challenge

    Quality Control Manager (Current Employee)
    Bucharest (Romania)

    ProsThe professionalism, seriosity and a challenging activity are the best reasons to continue working in Actavis.

    ConsI am confident in future.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Decision Making Is poor

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsVery collaborative and open abuot thought and ideas

    ConsToo much time trying to get concenses

    Advice to Senior ManagementLet people make decsicions and support them on it

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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