Bio-Reference Labs Reviews

Updated January 29, 2015
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Bio-Reference Labs Chairman, President, and CEO Marc D. Grodman
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  1. Great company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs

    Pros

    Flexible, fun, relaxed. Room for advancement if you work hard. Awesome benefits

    Cons

    I really have nothing negative to say and I've been there over 12 years. You have petty nonsrmdr like any other office environment but nothing out of the morm

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Great company!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bio-Reference Labs full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, excellent pay, great benefits, roll over vacation hours

    Cons

    Approvals for accounts not being approved in a timely manner by upper management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would high suggest to have more people being able to approve projects and proposals so Clinical Sales team can work more efficiently.

    Recommends
  3. Microbiology

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    Current Employee - Lab Tech in Elmwood Park, NJ
    Current Employee - Lab Tech in Elmwood Park, NJ

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    great environment and friendly co-workers

    Cons

    nothing to say, love this place

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. All in all a good company to get your foot in the door.

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    Current Employee - Laboratory Technologist in Elmwood Park, NJ
    Current Employee - Laboratory Technologist in Elmwood Park, NJ

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Excellent Pay for Similar positions in other companies; Flexible Schedule; caring managers; Mom and Pop atmosphere, and everyone knows each other.

    Cons

    Practically no upward advancement and it is very difficult to be moved to new projects; upper management is stingy about hiring where there is a need for more workers; the parking situation is horrendous and requires better management; new projects are rushed without concern for trouble shooting which leads to issues with the project.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Recommended

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs

    Pros

    Great potential and Family oriented.

    Cons

    Better compensation for those who work harder instead of equal compensation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Not a bad place to work

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    Former Contractor - Lab Assistant in Elmwood Park, NJ
    Former Contractor - Lab Assistant in Elmwood Park, NJ

    I worked at Bio-Reference Labs as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good people, friendly environment, great pay

    Cons

    Dealing with some dangerous specimens like HIV and hepetitus

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ease up on the hours

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. An actually decent company, barring all the drama.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmwood Park, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmwood Park, NJ

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The work that I do here is actually very fascinating, I'm learning a lot of new things and am actually able to apply fundamentals and concepts learned in college. The work itself is easy physically. The amount of fulfillment i get is very high considering what we do here is very important and is tangibly relevant to actual people's lives ( many people may need laboratory testing and confirmation from these tests, as you can imagine may be very important to the concerned individuals and families concerned). This can actually be a very pleasant place to work.

    Cons

    As previously stated in the title and in addition, this can actually be a very pleasant place to work, if the dramatics and gossip are excluded.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More effective communication may help the overall company culture, as the work itself can be pleasant, if the company culture can be a bit more professional, this place can actually be very decent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. Good Company

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    Current Employee - Lab
    Current Employee - Lab

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs

    Pros

    Good company, environment to work with. Great Manager, always there to help the team with his vast experience and knowledge. I love to work here.

    Cons

    Since the company is growing, there might be some issues with the employees, down the line the company may excel in all the fields.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    All the best to the top management, pls do keep the same efforts for the future as well, we guys are going to rock.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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