Forest Pharmaceuticals Reviews

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Forest Pharmaceuticals CEO Brent Saunders
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Forest Pharmaceuticals

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    Pros

    Great company with great employees, benefits, and perks

    Cons

    Changed management and sold to Actavis. Closed Saint Louis facility as CEO moved to new company and left loyal Forest employees on unemployment line

    Advice to Management

    Company no longer in business as it was sold off and employees left to wonder why loyalty does not pay

Forest Pharmaceuticals Interviews

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    Territory Sales Representative Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Interview

    A total of 3 face to face interviews plus one more to meet Regional Director. Did not need to meet the same person 3x but thats how they roll. Typical STAR questions..tell me about a time..They also have you look at a "mock detail" piece for about 20 minutes and then detail the hiring manager on said "mock drug"

    Interview Questions

    • They hand you a paper with different appointment's you have for the day mapped out. On another paper is information on how important each meeting is...from there you have to map out your day for efficiency.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They offered me a higher base because of my experience but even that was lower than industry standard.

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Website www.frx.com
Headquarters Earth City, MO
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Operated By Forest Labs
Founded 1984
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Forest Pharmaceuticals manufactures and distributes the drugs developed by its parent, Forest Laboratories. Its production lines crank out prescription tablets, capsules, and liquids at facilities in Ohio. It then packages the products at facilities in Missouri, New York, and Ohio. The company's facilities in Missouri serve as Forest Laboratories' national distribution hub, taking in products manufactured at other facilities, and shipping them out to customers throughout the US and Puerto Rico. Forest Pharmaceuticals also maintains customer support services to provide... More

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