Forest Labs

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Forest Labs Reviews

Updated November 19, 2014
Updated November 19, 2014
129 Reviews
3.2
129 Reviews
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Brenton L. Saunders
16 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • It was a nice place to work, good benefits and many career opportunities (in 12 reviews)

  • Good Benefits and work life balance (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • The company is not the same with the new CEO (in 9 reviews)

  • Work-life balance is a challenge, constant change, company going through integration, job cuts (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Outstanding company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Director in Jersey City, NJ

    I worked at Forest Labs full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Forest Research Labs was a great place to work with outstanding employees and a great corporate culture.

    Cons

    Parking in Jersey City is challenging

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Well done!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Hard to say goodbye

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

    I worked at Forest Labs (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Worked at the company for 10 plus years. Great people and great benefits.

    Cons

    Merged with another company and a lot of people were laid off.

  3.  

    Company no longer exists

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Forest Labs

    Pros

    Excellent company with a great business model.

    Cons

    Company was purchased by Actavis and ceased to exist.

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  5.  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Forest Labs full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Forest has a very friendly, family type atmosphere, and cooperation among team members to accomplish a defined goal is encouraged and rewarded.

    Cons

    Being part of the very competitive pharmaceutical industry, it is subject to the prevailing market conditions, including generic competition.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Educational experience at Forest Laboratories.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sample Compliance Support Coordinator in Commack, NY
    Current Employee - Sample Compliance Support Coordinator in Commack, NY

    I have been working at Forest Labs full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great business, good people, and great benefits.

    Cons

    The company down sized and it was sold.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Foresxt is a great place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Commack, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in Commack, NY

    I have been working at Forest Labs full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salaries and good benefit package, pleanty of room for growth, flexible work hours and a lot of talented people.

    Cons

    Some managers are very poor leaders and they do not offer enough training and mentoring of their teams to help them succeed.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Miserable Leadership and Scapegoat Culture. Highly Unethical and Unqualified Management.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Commack, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in Commack, NY

    I worked at Forest Labs full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    They pay well in exchange for abuse.

    Cons

    You must be able to endure abuse.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Drop dead! Go to hell! Get rectal cancer!

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

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Absence Management Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Absence Management Specialist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Forest Labs full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Family oriented-great management-down to earth

    Cons

    Great career opportunity if it were not for the merger.

  10.  

    Great company. Only left because they were bought out.

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

    I have been working at Forest Labs full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    This was a great place to work.

    Cons

    Company was recently bought out so things will change significantly.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Wonderful Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Forest Labs full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed atmosphere, but still very professional and effective.

    Cons

    Bad coffee in the smaller break rooms,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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