Henry Schein

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Henry Schein Reviews

Updated 27 January 2015
Updated 27 January 2015
159 Reviews
3.2
159 Reviews
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Henry Schein Chairman, President, and CEO Stanley M. Bergman
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The leniency for a work/life balance is wonderful (in 7 reviews)

  • There are great people top to bottom, great benefits, solid industry, conservative company (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Fly by the seat of your pants upper management, sales people can get away with anything if they sell (in 6 reviews)

  • Low low pay, no motivation because so few actually care about making money (in 4 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cultural values emphasized only pertains to folks within operations, all senior staff is out for themselves

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Henry Schein full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    PTO, well used to be!!!!

    Cons

    Anyone who gets hired by the 3rd floor has an advantage of doing as they please. No cultural values as emphasized by the organization. Double standards. Refusal to accept responsibility when projects go awry. Poor pay when compared to other industries and competitors. Terrible benefits. Gets worse every year. Alot of secrets and gossips.....uneducated staff with high pay!!!!!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop worrying about your stock options and pay importance to the operations teams.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at Henry Schein full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good opportunities and has good values

    Cons

    Not many levels of advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing a good job in training and development

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Henry Schein as a company cares about their employees and is fair in their compensation and benefits.

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    Former Employee - Market Research Analyst in American Fork, UT (US)
    Former Employee - Market Research Analyst in American Fork, UT (US)

    I worked at Henry Schein full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Henry Schein is a strong company that offers an appealing package of benefits to its employees. The people I worked with were also reasonable in their expectations not over working or burning out the employees.

    Cons

    The company is big and has a corporate environment so some things are slow moving and there is sometimes excessive red tape and hoops to jump through to get things done. There is also a certain amount of politics involved with moving up in the ranks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow some divisions some autonomy to call the shots on things they want to do to help the customer and explore new ideas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Henry Schein

    Pros

    excellent company to work for - great opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    because it is a big company you "can" get lost in the mix

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lots of great people, overall old boys club.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Henry Schein

    Pros

    Great industry, dental industry is surprisingly interestingly!

    Cons

    Low salaries, 24/7 work in certain departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop and pay young talet sufficiently.

  7.  

    Internal Audit Intern

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    Current Employee - Internal Audit Intern in Melville, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Internal Audit Intern in Melville, NY (US)

    I have been working at Henry Schein as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    All the members in Internal Audit Department are very nice persons. They are more like friends and teachers to me. We always have lunch together and have fun in bar sometime.

    Cons

    Some of the works are really hard to a student.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great environment with a caring and capable management structure.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in American Fork, UT (US)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in American Fork, UT (US)

    I have been working at Henry Schein full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company is very stable, and has a great history of moving in a positive direction. They do a great job of making sure new employees are a good cultural fit as well as very capable in their respective areas of expertise. The management structure cares deeply about the success of the company and products as well as the success of individual careers.
    The benefits are very competitive, and the paid time off is very good.

    Cons

    Pay increases are pretty slow in coming.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Solid company, great experience, highly recommended company.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Henry Schein

    Pros

    I had a good experience with Schein. They keep a small company feel to a huge organization which is not easily or typically done with most Fortune 500 companies. Great training program in West Allis, Wisconsin.

    Cons

    Starting with a scratch territory can be rough for the first year or so, but through persistence and pressure, good things tend to happen somehow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up, they run a great company very effectively.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Don't waste your time

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    Former Employee - Receiving in Sparks, NV (US)
    Former Employee - Receiving in Sparks, NV (US)

    I worked at Henry Schein (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Headaches and politics and constant fear of management

    Cons

    You're job is just a leverage tool so management feels good and if you don't play along you will be fired or drivin to quit nobody in upper management will help you and hr is in lockstep.i know this to be true as i am a former victim of shine culture.even though terminated for sticking up for myself when know one else would management once again protected their own and threw me away.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the all to comfortable middle management starting with managers and leads.break the cycle of god complex and your workforce will become happier and more productive

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company, terrible operations in field

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    Current Employee - Regional Manager in Melville, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Regional Manager in Melville, NY (US)

    I have been working at Henry Schein full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company growth at fast pace, primarily via acquisitions

    Cons

    Operations. In a nutshell, the pay for ops people is low, so they hire very unintelligent people. Ops managers, service techs, it's terrible. Warehouses at centers around the country are filled with hundreds of thousands of dollars of inventory that they let depreciate since no one knows what's going on. Company managers are all addicted to email..... Literally everyday all they do is email. No person to person actual interaction. Management does not work on Fridays.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Come away from your email and visit the dysfunctional centers which serve your customers and get employees to tell you what's really happening. Listen to them, without checking your email.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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