IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

  www.idexx.com
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Growth business but professional opportunity limited

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Former Employee - Senior Recruiter in Westbrook, ME
Former Employee - Senior Recruiter in Westbrook, ME

I worked at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Growth of stock price and business profitability
Nice co-workers and good job security

Cons

lack of advancement due to shortage of staff to back fill position
pay was not competitive for the amount of responsibility

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't oversell the advancement opportunities

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Manager in Westbrook, ME
    Current Employee - Manager in Westbrook, ME

    I have been working at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    IDEXX provides a challenging and rewarding environment to work in. It is one of the few publicly traded international companies located in the greater Portland area and as such it offers unique opportunities for professional growth and development for employees in the area. Recent initiatives around employee engagement and wellness have been well received.

    Cons

    The flip side of an ambitious growth plan is that employees are often called upon to perform heroic bouts of productivity in order to achieve company objectives. There is more awareness recently of the toll this takes on work life balance but limited examples of actions taken to alleviate the resulting stress.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work on the engagement, wellness, and work-life balance initiatives!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Top notch organization... but not to work for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I worked at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Management and above have high level skills at doing their jobs. Professionally you will be developed in relation to your skill set. They screen employees to make sure have the right skills for their jobs.

    Cons

    Do not care about their employees family lives. They foster environments that do not help families and corporate events that have inappropriate conduct to say the least. Would not recommend letting family work here. Also, it is VERY VERY difficult to move up. It is a known fact that once you start at a certain level, the chances of moving up are next to none. Would not recommend working there. I chose another opportunity with a stronger, top-notch company and have been much more pleased.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think more about structure you create for work life balance and family health.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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