Forest Labs

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Hard working people never get recognized. Review and reward process is a total joke.

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Current Employee - R&D in Commack, NY
Current Employee - R&D in Commack, NY

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

Pros

Good business model still going thru growing pain.

Cons

Still going thru growing pain. Disorganized projects/departments and favoritism/unfair/unreasonable rewarding system. No one really knows who does what. R&D is filled with uninspired Pigeon holed workers who are self satisfied and doesn't even know what challenge means. Where is the growth?

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take the time to read the actual reviews not the numbers/names only. You can not roll a dice on a list of names. When you don't value or recognize real talents nor hard workers they leave. It is simple as 123. If you have no time for a fair evaluation, get someone to do FOR You! And the stories between dealing 2-3 pipeline and 9+ are quite different. Idle job fillers need some wake up calls as standard of workers/work has gone down significantly compared to 7-10 years ago. Restructuring is inevitable. Otherwise future is bleak after the retiring of Lexapro.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Ok Company

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Richland, WA
    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Richland, WA

    I worked at Forest Labs full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good products, good partners to work with

    Cons

    Very pushy management, only very concerned with "top 50%" #s even when some is unrealistic due to factors outside of your control.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Company is extremely micro-managed and the "culture" is not conducive for a healthy life style

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative, Trainer, Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative, Trainer, Manager in Philadelphia, PA

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

    Pros

    Good salary - starting is 53k. Bonus varies from 2k - 14k. Company car.

    Cons

    Micro-managing. Want everyone to be a puppet and fit the same mold. Pods are issues b/c some people don't work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Teach the managers how to let go of their micro-managing and employee retention may be better. Reps can think for themselves and have a true pulse of the territory, so let them do their job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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