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Forest is very good place to work

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Former Employee - Technical Trainer/Write in Hauppauge, NY
Former Employee - Technical Trainer/Write in Hauppauge, NY

I worked at Forest Labs

Pros

Very diversified, good technology, great people

Cons

a little slow to move, little sense of empowerment

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Empower people more, you will be pleasantly surprised how well they respond.

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  1. 3 people found this helpful

    Informatics is a mess, Wake up Forest - Corruption

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

    I have been working at Forest Labs

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Work Life benefits
    Some smart innovative people

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations, Infrastructure expects you to Work 24/7
    Lots of Nepotism - family, past colleagues and friends get it all, esp. in Informatics
    Little career growth, most senior exec roles go to outside because there is no leadership development
    CIO and his executive team lack integrity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The problem is the CIO and his SVP, VPs .
    Never meet with IT staff and I am in IT supervisory role.
    A lot of IT jobs going offshore and the senior IT leaders CIO, VPs orchestrate this for personal purposes

    Doesn't Recommend
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  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Ok place to work

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    Former Employee - Chemist in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Chemist in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at Forest Labs

    Pros

    small company
    decent salary
    decent benefits
    good bonus and stock options

    Cons

    no advancement
    no recognition
    poor work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't forget about the lab staff

    No opinion of CEO
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