Actavis U.S. Reviews

Updated July 14, 2015
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  1. Forest

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Actavis U.S. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Multiple products and multiple divisions

    Cons

    Run like forest with forest mentality


  2. Director IT

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    Current Employee - Director IT in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director IT in New York, NY

    I have been working at Actavis U.S.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If you are fortunate enough to get stock options it performs very well. Very large global company so you could get to travel to some good places.

    Cons

    The company is growing way to fast and the IT organization is in complete chaos. They are constantly integrating companies and the technology is out dated. They put new projects on hold with every new acquisition, so it only delays the process. the leadership in IT is not the best and many have jobs they are not qualified to have.

    Advice to Management

    Stop putting IT projects on hold due to new acquisitions. You are buying these companies so the global vision you setup should be implemented to them. The current analysis by paralysis will prevent you from ever getting nay standards in place.


  3. Administrative

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Actavis U.S.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Growing company . Some really good people.

    Cons

    Unfortunately Laid off due to cuts.

    Advice to Management

    Don't lay people off


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  5. Pharma is a great industry

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Actavis U.S. full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The people are great to work with.

    Cons

    Our company was purchased by a much larger player

    Advice to Management

    Continue to lead by example


  6. Business Analyst

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    Former Employee - Business Process Analyst in Owings Mills, MD
    Former Employee - Business Process Analyst in Owings Mills, MD

    I worked at Actavis U.S.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large company many assets many opportunities

    Cons

    Synergies result I n lay offs


  7. Loader/Unloader

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    Current Employee - Material Handler in Gurnee, IL
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Gurnee, IL

    I have been working at Actavis U.S. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The work flow is a constant flow throughout the day. Staying busy is a must do.

    Cons

    Can be pressure filled at times when more trucks then a usual day to unload.

    Advice to Management

    Keep managing the way you do, its only gonna get better.


  8. Sales Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Actavis U.S. full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    It's a job that pays the bills.

    Cons

    Career opportunity based on 'good ole boy club' not ability or performance

    Advice to Management

    Clear out the old timers and brown nosers clogging the pipeline and get some real leadership who is respected by their peers and gives respect in return. Stop preaching one thing and then doing another. If you want your reps to stay and work hard then pay them!


  9. Sales

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Actavis U.S.

    Pros

    Excellent product line, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Constant change takes focus off of growing business


  10. Decent

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    Current Employee - Clinical Research Scientist
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Scientist

    I have been working at Actavis U.S. full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The people I work for are nice

    Cons

    a lot of changes and the pay is low


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    IT Project Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Actavis U.S. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great salary, benefits and travel opportunity.

    Cons

    Poor senior IT leadership and little organic growth.

    Advice to Management

    Fire the CIO



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