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PharMerica Reviews

Updated April 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Pays the bills, flexible schedule at times (in 10 reviews)

  • Flexible schedule and great people to work with (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • No type of bonuses or incentives for hard workers only upper management (in 18 reviews)

  • There was little to no training and I always felt ganged up on by other people in my department (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Very Positive"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Pharmacist in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Staff Pharmacist in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at PharMerica part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent & Positive atmosphere to work in.
    Competitive Salary
    Respectful to all employees
    Easy to talk to
    Current manager is vey empathetic toward employees

    Cons

    Other than maybe newer keyboard, I cannot think of anything.
    I had a hard time coming up with any other cons

    Advice to Management

    The manager is easym to talk to, willing to work with employees requests for vacation time. She is extremely understanding and respectful to all employees, and shows no bias.


  2. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Union City, CA
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Union City, CA

    I have been working at PharMerica full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule anf friendly environment

    Cons

    Heavy load of work with average benefit


  3. "Upper management in question"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits with less pay

    Cons

    Bad management, HR is biased by Management, no fair game for employees

    Advice to Management

    Need to change Style of managing employees, also need to develop stress free work place


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  5. "Change was needed"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Entry in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Data Entry in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PharMerica full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Different shift hours and work week. There is something nice about not being locked in M-F 9-5pm. Overall people were nice.

    Cons

    Management was unprofessional, there didn't feel to be any desire to better employees or opportunity for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees. If someone seeks to learn new skills; let them!


  6. "2 years of stress"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berlin, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berlin, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Accommodating, good pay, pleanty of pto, a great learning opportunity, room for advancement

    Cons

    Terrible management, lazy emoloyees, too much drama, plays favorites, lies, bad training, poor communication


  7. "Fun place to work."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cash Associate I in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Cash Associate I in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PharMerica (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The coworkers are great. Boss makes work enjoyable.

    Cons

    Everyone gets the same raise/pay, no matter how hard you work.


  8. "Must perform work of 3-4 others. Denied meals, 14 hour shfts, verbal abuse common,.."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RPH in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - RPH in Riverside, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PharMerica full-time

    Pros

    Benefits exist but never improve

    Cons

    Raises are very rare and minimal.

    Advice to Management

    Note that director does no work, but will threaten to replace any employee who points out that laws are broken daily.


  9. "Pharmerica"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PharMerica (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hired me when I was in need.

    Cons

    Training methods could use great improvement.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "It is all About the bottom Line"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Hatfield, PA
    Former Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Hatfield, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people you work with are the best thing about this company.

    Cons

    There was a lot of managemental changes and different philosophies being employed. There was no loyalty to employees, and you only had two holidays off all year (if you are lucky).

    Advice to Management

    Build a management team that will stick around for the long haul.


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Over worked and under paid"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Technologies Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Client Technologies Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pays the bills, flexible schedule at times. Can work from home occasionally. Does match 401k contributions and offers vision,dental and legal insurance.

    Cons

    No employee appreciation. No type of bonuses or incentives for hard workers only upper management. Employees are treated as a disposable commodity here. It's a revolving door with no retention policy for talented employees.

    Advice to Management

    Reward your hard working employees.



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