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Updated Mar 31, 2021

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3.1
48%
Recommend to a Friend
57%
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Alere Chief Executive Officer and President Namal Nawana (no image)
Namal Nawana
75 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment and people(in 26 reviews)

  • "There are a number of positive things to say about Alere in San Diego(in 25 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There Are No CONS to working with Alere(in 29 reviews)

  • "Low Pay compared to most companies in the same area(in 10 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Oct 8, 2020 - Senior Database Administrator 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      benefit good, there is a good benefit, start up enviroment

      Cons

      none that i can think of,

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Better place

      Mar 31, 2021 - Software Developer in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits, 401k Contribution, PTO

      Cons

      Less work/life balance, Not structured

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good employer

      Dec 16, 2020 - Legal in Boston, MA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Dedicated, smart professionals in a large corporate environment

      Cons

      Advancement challenges and relatively low pay.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Placed a higher value on new employees

      Dec 9, 2020 - Configuration Manager in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits package, encouraged employees to use vacation time

      Cons

      Expected employees to be available 24/7, even around holidays.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place!

      Aug 28, 2020 - Engineer in North Sea, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      I would venture to say just about everything

      Cons

      Nothing really; it's a small company so...yet

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Aug 10, 2020 - Quality Assurance Technician in Scarborough, ME
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Congenial atmosphere. Solution oriented management.

      Cons

      The lab coat racks give static shocks.

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Okay at best

      Sep 21, 2020 - Hourly in Huntsville, AL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexibility with schedule and personal needs

      Cons

      No leadership or direction for job duties

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Former engineer

      Sep 14, 2020 - Product Engineer in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work environment and people

      Cons

      Salary not as competitive as other companies

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    9. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Terrible company culture. High turnover. No long term potential if you want a satisfying workplace

      Mar 19, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Coffee, clean building, bring your own device wi-fi

      Cons

      Backstabbing culture. Employees are on a need to know basis because people are threatened by others’ knowledge. No collaboration. A manager sent out an email saying he would hold a “communications” meeting, but it would not be an opportunity to ask questions.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Overall Experience

      Jul 12, 2019 - Datacenter Operations Engineer in Coral Springs, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very flexible company to work for, good benefits and room for professional growth.

      Cons

      Not many cons but like any large company there are some road blocks and silos when it comes to completing your professional goals.

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    Alere Reviews FAQs

    Alere has an overall rating of 3.1 out of 5, based on over 574 reviews left anonymously by employees. 48% of employees would recommend working at Alere to a friend and 34% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Alere employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Alere. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

    48% of Alere employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Alere 3 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.9 for culture and values and 2.6 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Alere to be workplace, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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