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Akorn Reviews

Updated Feb 3, 2020

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3.3
51%
Recommend to a Friend
47%
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Akorn CEO Raj Rai (no image)
Raj Rai
43 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Upper Management is aware of problems but does not admit(in 4 reviews)

  • "No work life balance or opportunity for growth (management/leadership position)(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "It's a good company"

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    Current Employee - Formulation Scientist 

    I have been working at Akorn full-time

    Pros

    Learning a lot in the company

    Cons

    Don't really have cons since I worked in this company

    Akorn2020-02-03
  2. "Madness"

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    Current Employee - Chemist in Amityville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Akorn full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Used to be a good company

    Cons

    management change, old school mentality, living in the past.

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    Akorn2020-01-23
  3. "Akorn employee evaluation 2019"

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    Current Employee - Manager, Global Quality Compliance in Lake Forest, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Akorn full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Akorn is heavy invested in improving business operations and patient safety.

    Cons

    There is a lack of career advancement

    Akorn2019-11-16
  4. "Indecisive Management skills"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Vernon Hills, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Akorn full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good HR department and practices

    Cons

    Everything, it is hard to define if everything else look as cons

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    Akorn2019-11-12
  5. "Lots of improvements to make; will they let you?"

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    Former Employee - Executive Director in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Akorn full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity to upgrade capabilities, if leadership will commit.

    Cons

    Free-agent fiefdoms at local sites, tactical thinking with a short planning horizon at HQ. Little empowerment leads to slow decision-making. Decisions get reversed after much invested effort. Investments that are funded may have implementation delayed.

    Akorn2019-11-06
  6. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Director in Amityville, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Akorn full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Transparent management team, good pay and benefits, interesting industry

    Cons

    There are no cons that I can think of. The management team at Akorn cares about the employees and continually grow the culture.

    Akorn2019-09-23
  7. "Review"

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    Former Employee - QA Analyst in Somerset, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akorn full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Culture, team culture, flexibility, salary

    Cons

    Upper management communication more often

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    Akorn2019-06-09
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Blah"

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    Current Employee - Line Operator in Amityville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Akorn full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Full time hours that’s about it

    Cons

    Too many Spanish people felt excluded and felt like favoritism was being shown.

    Akorn2019-06-14
  9. "Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Akorn full-time

    Pros

    there is no pros that I can share

    Cons

    Working Culture is not good

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    Akorn2019-04-12
  10. Helpful (3)

    "Dont work here!"

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

    I worked at Akorn full-time

    Pros

    Pay is okay. Some people are professional.

    Cons

    Disrespectful people are put in leader positions when they Dont have communication skills. They also is too much politics as well as hostile work environment

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    Akorn2019-04-11
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