Forest Labs
2.9 of 5 102 reviews
www.frx.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Updated Jun 22, 2014

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Brenton L. Saunders

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42% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Fast paced

    Senior Product Director (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsFast paced energy, good learning environment and compensation that is competitive in the industry

    ConsWork-life balance is a challenge, constant change, company going through integration, job cuts

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Was a good company until Brent came along..........

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWas a good company until it was sold

    ConsSame as pro's, also very little in way of advancment

    Advice to Senior ManagementFIRE BRENT!!!!!!!! He destroyed a good company for his own financial reward. Made sure he had a job and scr$%^ed everyone else

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

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    BI Manager (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsVery nice place to work for

    ConsNo training available for employess

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeeds to empower your employee with training and other resources

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I am lucky to work at forest lab

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe environment is very nice and it is like familly oriented company. You can choose your own time to come to work.

    Conshave to be prepare and compitative.

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    ProsEmployee's benefits are excellent! It is pretty flexible.

    ConsLots of politics going on.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Was a great company to work for

    Engineer (Former Employee)
    Hauppauge, NY

    ProsGood Benefits and work life balance

    ConsNew CEO biggest liar I ever heard

    Advice to Senior ManagementToo bad you sold out!

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

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    Good growth company, but likely to change due to its acquisition by Activis

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsSmaller pharma company with good products, intelligent people, less bureaucracy than big pharma.

    ConsCompany hasn't adapted well to changes in the marketplace, resulting in vulnerability to acquisition.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRetain the best people for the long-term and be willing to entertain new ideas.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    had great opportunity for growth and innovation until new leadership decided to go into huge cost cutting mode

    Accounting and Finance (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    Proslots of opportunity for growth

    Consnew leadership is focused on shareholder value and not on the growth of the employees

    Advice to Senior Managementinvest in your talent and improve morale

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

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    Manager (Current Employee)
    Commack, NY

    ProsGreat benefits including stock options. Great people.

    Consgoing through a major merger over the next few months, currently no clarify on future of this combined company

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Was a great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsForest Labs provided the opportunity to work in a variety of therapeutic areas and with global co-development partners of all sizes.

    ConsCurrently very strained environment due to reorganization, downsizing and pending sale to Actavis.

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