AmerisourceBergen

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AmerisourceBergen Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
193 Reviews

2.9
193 Reviews
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AmerisourceBergen President & CEO Steven Collis
Steven Collis
65 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Attractive enviornment; good benefits; tools provided to be successful in job (in 19 reviews)

  • Great benefits - you accrue 20 days of PTO per year in your first year (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance and pay is average for the market place (in 7 reviews)

  • It seems that upper management is truly out of touch with the need of their independent business (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great, growing company to work for.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The company has an upward, positive future .

    Cons

    I don't any cons to speak of at this point

  2.  

    Great for making holiday cash

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Temp  in  Tunkhannock, PA
    Current Employee - Temp in Tunkhannock, PA

    Pros

    Weekend hours, they payed what was promised in interview, there were some great co-workers, supervisor (s) really took training seriously but also made it fun.

    Cons

    Long hours 12+ shifts, didn't know from week to week if any work would be there. Would have liked to have the opportunity to work more hours if available during the week.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    It is a job!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    This company pays the best for this type of work in this area.

    Cons

    You will have to be buddy-buddy with mgmt. to move up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let the employees work stand for itself as opposed to people who you hang out with outside of work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great location and great people

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Love the location in suburban Frisco, love the gym located in the office park, love the healthcare benefits and PTO is generous. Like the people I work with.

    Cons

    Depending on your business unit; but mine in particular is very client driven, as opposed to following our processes and systems. It is non-stop, urgent demands from clients.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great atmosphere and company that gives you the ability to help make a difference in people lives

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Patient Care Coordinator  in  Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Patient Care Coordinator in Charlotte, NC

    Pros

    Office culture, benefits, and line of work.

    Cons

    Can't assist everyone, only patients who have qualified chronic illnesses.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider discussing growth opportunities within the company or staffing agencies.

  7.  

    Ccrnaperville

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Naperville, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Naperville, IL

    Pros

    A building with a parking deck is nice that you do no have to pay for like the city of Chicago parking

    Cons

    Hired to be in bound call center and that you were hired to only take calls for Walgen. Only and the pay was was for that it was inbound call center only ( not so), mandatory weekend( for training)'if a co worker ask you how you feel--- you better be Pro company---- or you are wrote up or even fired for letting a co worker know weekend work is hard on your family (especially when you are a single mom and it will cost you even if you can find a sitter.....The pay does not match the work you must do"......you are micro managed.. To the point of having to put a caller on hold.. To answer IM,High ,why is the call take longer than is on the list of time..we'll looking up credits, taking orders and seeing why the supervisor did not call them back ....But please keep in mind if you share with management team or anyone else( survey you are sent) you Better say the company is great!!!!
    To JUST be thankful you have a job

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    Employees not valued and overworked

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    the pros are that I have a job and a paycheck

    Cons

    Extremely negative environment, no positive feedback, no celebrations, barely any socialization or team spirit. Unprofessional behavior is accepted and even rewarded at times. Managers avoid responsibility of supporting their direct reports. It's every man for themselves type of atmosphere.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire the number of employees to support the business, this may help with the current low morale.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Growing company, but not my paycheck!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chesterbrook, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chesterbrook, PA

    Pros

    Well lit parking. The office space is adequate; not indicative of a Fortune 30 company but still adequate. The cleaning crew does a great job keeping the place clean. Benefits are OK, but not the best that money can buy. You can tell that our benefits were picked amongst the low hanging fruit.

    Cons

    Everything is a one-way conversation. They talk to you, not with you. Every single time that the company creates a mess and has to clean it up, they come up with a communication strategy that is a one way feed. They are so desperate to sell you on the message that covers up their incompetence that they've left no room for any type of discussion.

    Only friends of friends are acknowledged and rewarded. I just saved the company millions of dollars in litigation costs but I won't even be slapped on the back for doing that. However, if I was part of the click, I would be recognized during the annual ABC Vision and Values Awards. That's how things run at AmerisourceBergen.

    The company is growing but not growing our paychecks. We are severely underpaid. If you are on salary, you are basically working for free. Between the travel time and the hours that you have to waste in mindless meetings, you put in time equivalent to three employees.

    We are so underpaid that the majority of our employees have to work three hours to be able to afford the copay that they must pay when seeing their primary care physician. They would have to work nine hours to also afford the copay for most prescriptions covered under our drug plan benefit.

    The money that the company makes is returned to WallStreet because the powers that be receive millions in stock options. So they must do anything and everything to ensure that shares value is increased.

    Even our 401K contributions are a joke. The company claims that it matches up to 5% of your contributions but the formula that they use to calculate that match pretty much gives you roughly $300 a year in company matching contributions. The company provides some rather selective and questionable investment options for employee 401K plans that pretty much ensure that you invest in the company's stock no matter what.

    That's the reality of AmerisourceBergen.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice because management does not care about listening and cares even less about employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Review of Amerisource

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate II  in  Bethlehem, PA
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate II in Bethlehem, PA

    Pros

    overtime is a great benefit. Helps support the family

    Cons

    time off policies. Need to be more clear.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none at this moment.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great place to learn the Healthcare Reimbursement business.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Coordinator  in  San Bruno, CA
    Current Employee - Team Coordinator in San Bruno, CA

    Pros

    They are willing to train you.

    Cons

    There's not alot of room for growth. After you reach the level of a Program Manager, you become stagnant. Growth is not guaranteed by consistency.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase yearly promotions of staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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