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PharMerica Reviews

Updated June 3, 2017
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  • good luck trying to get a hold of upper management about problems (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. "Fun place to work."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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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.


  2. Helpful (1)

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

    Star Star Star Star Star
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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.

  3. "Pharmerica"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "It is all About the bottom Line"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Over worked and under paid"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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.


  6. "Pharmacist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PharMerica (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work as a pharmacist.

    Cons

    I am enjoying everything about this company so far. I really don't have anything negative to say.

    Advice to Management

    Satisfied with the management of this company.


  7. "Pharmacy Tech"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician I in Mesquite, TX
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician I in Mesquite, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PharMerica (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere to work in.Pharmacist where very informative an pleasant .

    Cons

    The only inconvenience was leaving the phones to go help on the fill line

  8. "Per diem pharmacist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Per Diem Pharmacist in Cypress, CA
    Current Employee - Per Diem Pharmacist in Cypress, CA

    Pros

    Nice and friendly coworkers. Nice break room.

    Cons

    Benefits are downgraded compared to previous years

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Toxic Environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Employee in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Corporate Employee in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PharMerica (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Convenient Location is the only PRO

    Cons

    Horrible working environment, revolving door, no advancement, Senior Management is an embarrassment, CEO runs company with an iron fist, low salary and lack of company culture.

    Advice to Management

    Get a new CEO. Nothing will change until this happens. Learn to appreciate your employees.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Shockingly Bad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anon in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Anon in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Location, co-workers were great, my direct supervisor was understanding

    Cons

    culture, CEO, greedy, don't appreciate their employees, benefits suck and are outrageously expensive, no communication to the field, don't promote from within and if they do they don't give you enough raise to be worth it, the list is endless,

    Advice to Management

    Open your eyes


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