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Forest Pharmaceuticals Overview

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Earth City, MO
5001 to 10000 employees
1984
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Eli Lilly, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline

Working at Forest Pharmaceuticals

Forest Pharmaceuticals manufactures and distributes the drugs developed by its parent, Forest Laboratories. Its production lines crank out prescription tablets, capsules, and liquids at facilities in Ohio. It then packages the products at facilities in Missouri, New York, and ... Read more

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    I worked at Forest Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It was a company committed to their employees.

    Cons

    It allowed the lure of big pharma to change entire corporate culture.

    Advice to Management

    Allow for individual styles.

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Forest Pharmaceuticals Interviews

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    Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Forest Pharmaceuticals (Indianapolis, IN) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Received a call for a phone interview within a week of applying. The interview was about 40 minutes long, and fairly easy. Met for an in-person interview at a hotel in Indy, which went well. I received a call a week later saying that they liked me, but had been put on a "hiring freeze" and they asked me to keep following up. Since they didn't like me enough to follow up with ME, I decided it was not the company for me.

    Interview Questions

    • Very conversational - Gave me about a minute to prepare for a "mock" sales scenario   Answer Question
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