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Actavis Reviews

Updated September 5, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits, company car, flexibility (in 23 reviews)

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

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  1. "Patent Counsel"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Patent Counsel in Elizabeth, NJ
    Former Employee - Patent Counsel in Elizabeth, NJ

    Pros

    very good benefits ; reasonable work-life balance.

    Cons

    everything depends on senior management's discretionary.


  2. "Don't work there"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Actavis full-time

    Pros

    There are no pros to this place

    Cons

    Everything people are back stabers management is out of touch with real life Hr has a person that wants to fire everybody Union is week

    Advice to Management

    Stop firing people and stop putting targets on people fix your internal problems get real and be honest about the take over with teva

  3. "Awful"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It was a temp controlled environment

    Cons

    You never know what time you report to work from day to day

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees


  4. "Supply Chain Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Manager in Boonton, NJ
    Former Employee - Warehouse Manager in Boonton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fast paced multi billion dollar company. Top notch everything. Great crew hard of workers.

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up. Listen to the people who know what's best for the company. The big picture is everything.


  5. "Good opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Actavis (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company car, uncapped commission, flexibility in scheduling, stepping stone into pharma, growing company.

    Cons

    Micro management, becoming too large from forest days soon to be Pfizer run. Watch out.

    Advice to Management

    Let reps run own territory.


  6. "SalesRepresentative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Caribbean Key, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Caribbean Key, FL
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good to develop some sales Experience

    Cons

    Should be a little more pro-employee

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  7. "Compounder"

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

    Pros

    Knowledgeable staff with many years of experience.
    Open and honest with employees.
    Took employees health and safety seriously.
    Great benefit packages.

    Cons

    Sold the Lincolnton location to G&W Laboratories.

  8. "Worst ever fear based culture!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Actavis full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    None. Of course there are some great people trapped in this company. All were looking for new positions to escape.

    Cons

    This company is as close to what being in prison must be like. Management by fear and intimidation. Unrealistic expectations. Unprofessional morons running these places.

    Advice to Management

    The only good that can come of this place will be if the upcoming Teva leadership cleans out the entrenched and hostile old leadership top to bottom.


  9. "Chemist III"

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    Former Employee - Chemist III in Elizabeth, NJ
    Former Employee - Chemist III in Elizabeth, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. Overweight by workload.

    Cons

    No career advancement. There is a cultural barrier that does not let any professional advancement of there employees.

    Advice to Management

    Management lack of direction with personnel.


  10. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fajardo, PR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fajardo, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome. Familiar environment, friendly employees.

    Cons

    Small company, not much opportunities


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