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Actavis Reviews

Updated August 13, 2017
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  • Great benefits, company car, flexibility (in 23 reviews)

  • very good benefits ; reasonable work-life balance (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Chemist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary and medical benefits

    Cons

    Depend on location of site, not much advancement

    Advice to Management

    Need better management instead of favorlism


  2. "Just a Job"

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    Former Employee - Process Operator in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Process Operator in Salt Lake City, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Actavis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benfits
    Time off
    Morning meetings let you know whats going on

    Cons

    People are not friendly
    Stressful
    Stuck at one position
    Assembly Line

    Advice to Management

    Take a look at who is leading your teams

  3. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Finance Director in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Finance Director in Parsippany, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Actavis full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It was an entrepreneurial company with many experienced industry veterans who can make things happen. Good 401k match and no cost for actavis drug

    Cons

    Constant merge and acquisition, no stability and become bureaucratic and lost advantage in the industry. Not enough PTO. Not good enough health benefits

    Advice to Management

    Learn from people who knows their business instead of encouraging bureaucratic culture


  4. "WC"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fajardo, PR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fajardo, PR
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Culture and Values. Respect for people. Great place to learn about the bussness

    Cons

    small company, no much room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Great Management


  5. "employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Actavis full-time

    Pros

    Big facility with plenty of work.

    Cons

    For advancement or promotions you must be in the top management clique.


  6. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for learning and advancement. They're always offering training services that can be completed at your own pace.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say about the company. All I have had are positive experiences.

    Advice to Management

    Keep pushing positive reinforcements to your direct reports, it helps everyone in the end.


  7. "work more than 15 yrs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Actavis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great benefit, good environment, and good pay

    Cons

    work longer hours and too political

  8. "Overall, a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Actavis full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with and awesome benefits package.

    Cons

    Management have favorites who get special privileges and always considered first for new opportunities.


  9. "Great Place to Gain Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Actavis full-time

    Pros

    For someone who is just starting their career, this was a great company to work for. The management was patient and willing to train newbies on any technique.

    Cons

    Company culture made it difficult to make friendships/network


  10. "weak"

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    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Lake Cormorant, MS
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Lake Cormorant, MS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Actavis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    the managers have lots of training they need

    Cons

    worst place to work for.

    Advice to Management

    quit lying to employees


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