Forest Labs

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Good pharma company in NYC

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Forest Labs

Pros

Forest is a small organization which equals more visibility for employees giving them more opportunity for advancement, depending on your manager and the department in which you work you can really grow. Senior management appears to be very ethical but a little old-fashioned. As one of only two pharma companies with corporate offices in NYC it is a great location.

Cons

As a whole the organization is not open to alternative work arrangements, at the very senior level there is micro-management, and it is not the most diverse company. Though it doesn't have many layers it can be beaucratic and frustrating to push through new ideas.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

For managers who have been at the company for many years -- 9 years plus -- encourage them to get continuing education in their field to stay cutting edge. Consider flexible work arrangements.

No opinion of CEO

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    Ok place to starte

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Forest Labs

    Pros

    good start in the industry but not a high paying position relative to others....very much a hunter sales position

    Cons

    lack of work life balance, lots of travel, lots of red tape and bs....bottom line is the only line and they are not a real pharmaceutical company, rather they license other compunds and promote them effective business strategy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't promote reps simply because they do well in sales. Being able to manage a team of reps and being a good rep are 2 different issues

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    Outstanding company

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    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
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