Henry Schein Reviews

Updated October 26, 2014
Updated October 26, 2014
139 Reviews
3.2
139 Reviews
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Henry Schein Chairman, President, and CEO Stanley M. Bergman
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The leniency for a work/life balance is wonderful (in 7 reviews)

  • There are great people top to bottom, great benefits, solid industry, conservative company (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Fly by the seat of your pants upper management, sales people can get away with anything if they sell (in 6 reviews)

  • However, I quickly realized that inflated egos, dirty office politics and administrative incompetence would prove to be bigger obstacles (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at Henry Schein full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good opportunities and has good values

    Cons

    Not many levels of advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing a good job in training and development

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Cultural values emphasized only pertains to folks within operations, all senior staff is out for themselves

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Henry Schein full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    PTO, well used to be!!!!

    Cons

    Anyone who gets hired by the 3rd floor has an advantage of doing as they please. No cultural values as emphasized by the organization. Double standards. Refusal to accept responsibility when projects go awry. Poor pay when compared to other industries and competitors. Terrible benefits. Gets worse every year. Alot of secrets and gossips.....uneducated staff with high pay!!!!!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop worrying about your stock options and pay importance to the operations teams.

    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Henry Schein as a company cares about their employees and is fair in their compensation and benefits.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Market Research Analyst in American Fork, UT
    Former Employee - Market Research Analyst in American Fork, UT

    I worked at Henry Schein full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Henry Schein is a strong company that offers an appealing package of benefits to its employees. The people I worked with were also reasonable in their expectations not over working or burning out the employees.

    Cons

    The company is big and has a corporate environment so some things are slow moving and there is sometimes excessive red tape and hoops to jump through to get things done. There is also a certain amount of politics involved with moving up in the ranks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow some divisions some autonomy to call the shots on things they want to do to help the customer and explore new ideas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Henry Schein

    Pros

    excellent company to work for - great opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    because it is a big company you "can" get lost in the mix

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Internal Audit Intern

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Internal Audit Intern in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Internal Audit Intern in Melville, NY

    I have been working at Henry Schein as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    All the members in Internal Audit Department are very nice persons. They are more like friends and teachers to me. We always have lunch together and have fun in bar sometime.

    Cons

    Some of the works are really hard to a student.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great environment with a caring and capable management structure.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in American Fork, UT
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in American Fork, UT

    I have been working at Henry Schein full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company is very stable, and has a great history of moving in a positive direction. They do a great job of making sure new employees are a good cultural fit as well as very capable in their respective areas of expertise. The management structure cares deeply about the success of the company and products as well as the success of individual careers.
    The benefits are very competitive, and the paid time off is very good.

    Cons

    Pay increases are pretty slow in coming.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lots of great people, overall old boys club.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Henry Schein

    Pros

    Great industry, dental industry is surprisingly interestingly!

    Cons

    Low salaries, 24/7 work in certain departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop and pay young talet sufficiently.

  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Solid company, great experience, highly recommended company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Henry Schein

    Pros

    I had a good experience with Schein. They keep a small company feel to a huge organization which is not easily or typically done with most Fortune 500 companies. Great training program in West Allis, Wisconsin.

    Cons

    Starting with a scratch territory can be rough for the first year or so, but through persistence and pressure, good things tend to happen somehow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up, they run a great company very effectively.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Melville, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in Melville, NY

    I worked at Henry Schein part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Really Good learning Experience and pay is good

    Cons

    There were no cons on my time there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Medical Sales Consultant in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Medical Sales Consultant in Melville, NY

    I have been working at Henry Schein full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Dependable job, strong company, demand for their products isn't going anywhere.

    Cons

    They talk of the 5 constituents - though I believe all come into play, I think they really favor making the shareholders happy aka corporate america.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut the dead weight on the sales teams and limit the micro-management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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