AmerisourceBergen Reviews

Updated 28 August 2014
Updated 28 August 2014
198 Reviews

2.9
198 Reviews
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AmerisourceBergen President & CEO Steven Collis
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66 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Attractive enviornment; good benefits; tools provided to be successful in job (in 19 reviews)

  • Great benefits - you accrue 20 days of PTO per year in your first year (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance and pay is average for the market place (in 7 reviews)

  • It seems that upper management is truly out of touch with the need of their independent business (in 8 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Better be a rockstar

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Frisco, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Frisco, TX (US)

    I worked at AmerisourceBergen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Location is great and most people are amazing to work with. The pay was really good.

    Cons

    If management finds someone that they prefer for your position, they will just fire you. So you better be a rockstar.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to have better communication with your employees and you need to make your employees feel like you actually support them. If one of your employee's job is in jeopardy, it is only ethical to let them know. Don't just fire them and make up some story to get rid of them.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Worse call center ever

    • Work/Life Balance
    Former Employee - Patient Care Coordinator  in  East Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Patient Care Coordinator in East Pittsburgh, PA (US)

    I worked at AmerisourceBergen

    Pros

    OK place to start if u r new in town

    Cons

    U have 101 micro managers. They really don't care about their employees. U r just a number n a behind in a seat.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow a heart n have compassion for great employees such as myself

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Stable

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Intern
    Current Employee - Marketing Intern

    I have been working at AmerisourceBergen as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Great sense of community. Everyone around you is very supportive and easy to get along/communicate with. Fantastic place for an intern to grow and gain knowledge/experience.

    Cons

    Epitome of typical corporate culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Disappointed after Disability

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Analyst
    Current Employee - Data Analyst

    I have been working at AmerisourceBergen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    If you are a kiss up or affiliated with a supplier, you are golden

    Cons

    I became disabled after 11 years at ABC and they couldn't dump me fast enough.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop trying to be Bergen #2. You are draining company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    US Bioservices

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Frisco, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frisco, TX (US)

    I worked at AmerisourceBergen full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and cafeteria, friendly associates.

    Cons

    Terrrible management ethics, just terrible management. Abusive to employees psychologically and emotionally. BAD communications. Management has closed thought processes and the onboarding training does not represent the mentality of management. Very seductive and dishonest.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give it up and move on. They are incompetent, disloyal to employees and typical corporate manipulators. If anyone shows promise or a different aspect of thought, they fire them. Time to fire the management staff and get management that is constructive and not destructive to the workforce. It takes approximately three years to profit from an employee. How does this company leave the problem in charge and just keep paying for the turnover?

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Career Track

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    This is a good company especially for young adults as there is lots of training provided, and a career track that can lead one to management.

    Cons

    Sort of out of touch policies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Everything is not simply black and white -- some differences are healthy. While rules are important, it is also good to have some flexibility to allow for innovation. It is important that certain protocols are met, but a good idea can go a long, long way. This also engages the associates to invest mrs of themselves into their work and to the company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good company in general with growing pains moving slowly forward

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  Chesterbrook, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Associate in Chesterbrook, PA (US)

    I have been working at AmerisourceBergen full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good co-workers, benefits and above average working conditons.

    Cons

    Top heavy mgmt, old guard, old school thinking, not incredibly tech savy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Request and implement recommendations from associates rather then paying a 3rd party to find gaps. Increase work life balance. Allow more opportunites from working from home from tech. Open full access to the web without filters. Embrace innovation. Embrace thinking outside the box. Continue to work on creating an environment that is innovative and helps provide associates with the opportunity to excel and in turn provide our customers with the best service possible.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Somewhere in the middle

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The company is stable, coworkers were mostly great, and management was knowledgeable

    Cons

    No work life balance, you will not get promoted unless someone is your friend, no bonuses, and the pay is low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give others besides yourself bonuses and increase the work life balance.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Short & sweet

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate  in  Morrisville, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Morrisville, NC (US)

    I worked at AmerisourceBergen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good hourly pay plus production bonus.
    Good Benefits.
    Paid time off after 90 days.

    Cons

    Long work hours take a toll on your body.
    Short breaks.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Regina, SK (Canada)
    Current Employee - Manager in Regina, SK (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Good pay and friendly work enviornment

    Cons

    Company is great but communication channel from top management to lower is not strong

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good management

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