Bio-Reference Labs Employee Reviews about "room for growth"

Updated Jul 22, 2020

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  1. "Accounts Receivable Rep"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs

    Pros

    Flexible , Benefits, and Overtime when available

    Cons

    Pay could be better, not a lot of room for growth

  2. "Unsafe"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specimen Processor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs full-time

    Pros

    Typically don't work more than 4 days a week

    Cons

    No raises to long term employees No room for growth Lack of basic lab safety Excessive rules (such as only 2 minute bathroom breaks) Rude management Inconsistent workflow and schedule Employees treated like numbers


  3. "I can’t complain with my work experience my boss is very understandable and very flexible with my hours."

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Elmwood Park, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits also everyone in the lab is very friendly. Everyone has their own groups and we treat each other’s like family.

    Cons

    Pay rate is low for the amount of responsibility you take in. No room for growth within the company. They prefer to hire outsider instead one of their owns.

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    "Phlebotomist"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good insurance benefits and nobody breathing down your neck all day.

    Cons

    The supervisors have no idea what they're doing. If your not one of their "favs" or in their clique, you tend not to matter. They hire people who either can't read, write, speak and understand english or they hire young women who are obviously products of their environments and it shows. The supervisors have no best interest in helping anyone excel because their to busy stabbing each other in the back. NO ROOM FOR GROWTH and/or ADVANCEMENT!! They fail to realize they only reason they have their jobs are because of the good phlebs doing a good enough job to keep client accounts open. They won't pay us the money some of us deserve.

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    "Revenue Cycle"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Revenue Accountant in Elmwood Park, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Bio-Reference Labs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some nice co workers

    Cons

    Unprofessional Management in Revenue Cycle Department...Not All ..But One Very Unprofessional Manager. Favoritism, Racism, Refers To Employees As "Workers", Not Knowledgeable about the software system, constantly "passes the buck", Talks Down To Employees & Discusses Their Personal Business With Everyone, No Room For Growth, Dishonest & Unorganized! Very Cut Throat

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  6. "Medical Technologist"

    3.0
     

    I worked at Bio-Reference Labs

    Pros

    Great co - workers and a welcoming environment.

    Cons

    Not much room for growth.

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    "Billing Rep"

    1.0
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    I worked at Bio-Reference Labs

    Pros

    This company has no pros.

    Cons

    Worst company ever, they treat employees badly, too much gossip, nepotism and racism. There is no room for growth at this company.

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    "Great place to work"

    3.0
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    Medical Technologist in Elmwood Park, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs

    Pros

    Lab is very flexile great for vacations as you get 3 weeks vacation after 2 years of employment pay is ok not the best

    Cons

    There isn't much room for growth. Most techs leave after a year or two. It's either find a new job or be stuck on the bench with little to no raise for years

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  9. Helpful (5)

    "RUN FOR THE HILLS !!!!!!!!"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bio-Reference Labs full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great medical benefits and somewhat flexible hours that's about it.

    Cons

    Unless you kiss butt there is no room for growth. Pay is horrible. You are watched as if your child. Lots of favoritism. Not a equal opportunity work environment. Constant change but unless you're management you won't be notified. Horrible communication between management and employees. Employees coming into the department with no experience are getting paid the same as or more than employees that have been there for years.

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