Clinical Reference Laboratory Employee Reviews

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Horrible!
Medical Technologist (Former Employee) –  Lenexa, KSAugust 24, 2016
The company itself is great to work for. However, middle management in every department lacks significantly. It's quite sad. It doesn't matter if you're the best employee they have, you will still be micromanaged, treated like dirt, and have your soul sucked out with each passing day. You have to deal with immature management and people who are allowed to scream in your face and get away with it. Some people are overworked where others stand around and talk.
Pros
ice cream truck on fridays in the summer
Cons
most everything
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Don't do it!
MT (Former Employee) –  Lenexa, KSAugust 13, 2016
The is little to no training and if you don't know something you will be written up. Mid management only cares about their bonus for saving money therefore you are worked like slaves and not appreciated. If you ask management a question their replays are rude and accusing. Mid management has never had any official training and do a lot of things the shouldn't. Like talking with the people they like about other coworkers. Total idiots! And thy never come into the lab and have no idea what is really going on.
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Awesome place to work
Supervisor-Kamal Saadat (Former Employee) –  West Monroe, LAOctober 5, 2016
This was a great work atmosphere. The staff I worked with was always outgoing and fun. The supervisors were willing to help with anything needed. Great place to work.
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Good Company overall, Just be leery of the IT leadership group
Sr Developer (Former Employee) –  Lenexa, KSMarch 4, 2016
The company has great ownership and overall leadership. The employees are great to work with.

The IT leadership has a problem that needs to be addressed. There is a real disconnect between the IT leadership and the people doing the work. If they could correct this than it would be great.

Because of the leadership issue in IT, there is no advancement. They have even taken away the Supervisor position and made the supervisors developers again.
Pros
Good ownership and executive management group, good group of employees
Cons
IT management and the promotion path within IT
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Lots of work - Not enough pay
Data Entry Clerk (Current Employee) –  Lenexa, KSNovember 6, 2015
Depending on the department you are hired for, a lot of the employees like to be involved in drama. There are very few people that I've worked with there that kept away from being involved in said drama. This includes the manager as well. I would prepare for mixed work days and lots of drama filled days if hired for a position with this company.
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Please walk away
Accessioning (Former Employee) –  Lenexa, KSMay 20, 2015
I spent 8 years with CRL, I was subjuect to 12-14 hour days, unable to schedule vacation days when I needed them to tend to my family, pay cuts and schedule changes whenever they wanted with little/ no notice. Earned many promotions but passses up so they can choose their favorite employee. Subjected to gender discrimination. Had many of my workers rights violanted in the best interests of the company. Please please do not waist anytime with this company, you will never make it far no matter how much yourself and your values you give up.
Pros
free lunch occasionally, free fruit
Cons
Employee Abuse.
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Free fresh fruits daily, health screening when you need it. Fresh coffee, tea and condiments and most important purified and filtered water hot/cold
Accessioning Clerk (Current Employee) –  Lenexa, KSJanuary 7, 2015
Mostly a happy and energetic environment. Don't be surprise if the CEO stops by just to say hi and thank you. Generally, managers and supervisors are readily available for support. Issues and problems are resolved before they mature. I feel very safe and get satisfaction in what I do for the team and the department. Love the people and the diversity.
Pros
Promotes healthy lifestyles, free fesh fruits daily
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Great Atmoshere.
Wellness Support Services Clerk (Current Employee) –  Lenexa, KsJuly 1, 2015
Absolutely amazing place to work.

Family like environment and opportunities to help everyday people with diagnosing health risks and achieving a healthier lifestyle.
Pros
Free Ice Cream on Fridays!
Cons
Fluxuating work load.
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Run! Biggest mistake you can make!
Processing Clerk (Current Employee) –  Lenexa, KSJuly 19, 2014
The bad: You work your butt off and never get recognized for it. There no chance for advancement unless someone dies. Management sucks! Brake times are too short. Always know what your start time is but never know your end time. Required to work Saturdays when told and it's not posted in job description. Supervisors walk around like they don't have a job to do. Tons of favoritism going on in every department and lots of backstabbing. Pay sucks, no matter what department you go to.

The good: You get free lunches from time to time. The benifents are okay but not great. Ice cream truck comes for free every Friday during the summer months. 80% of the employees are really nice and good people to work with. Vey safe environment.
Cons
Pay sucks!
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You will end up regretting your time with this company.
Toxicology set up clerk (Former Employee) –  Lenexa, KSFebruary 4, 2013
Run the other way if possible. This used to be a family oriented fun place to work with good ideas and support for their employees. It has drastically changed to a cut-throat life zapping place to work. There is lots of "do what I say" not what I do policies by management. Very poorly organized and very unethical practices. There are a lot of religous undertones but lacking in follow through and behaviour in general. It feels more like wolves in sheeps clothing instead of a shepherd leading the sheep. No professional training for management. I am amazed they are still in business as I have heard they have lowered their standards so much that they are losing very large contracts. You get what you pay for.
Cons
horrible management.
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Suck the life out of you
Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Lenexa KSJune 25, 2014
The pay is low for the position. People walk around like they're upset about life. You're shift is Monday-Friday but changes to Monday-Friday and Saturday and overtime. They supervisors are rude and disrespectful. Always looking for a reason to fire you. There is favoritism. The owner seemed like a good person. Needs to reorganize management.
Cons
pay is low
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Customer Service and Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  Lenexa, KSFebruary 5, 2015
Good management under my branch, the company really tries to help out the employees as best as they can. Cons, very repetitive in the circuit I am currently working in but CRL allows you to transfer to different branches in their company.
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Great place to work ,loved my coworkers
Accessioning Clerk (Former Employee) –  Lenexa, KSJuly 15, 2015
Great place to work loved my coworkers had a lot of fun enjoyed meeting new employees. had a great time working for this company
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Lab Aide / Analytical Chemist in the Tox ELISA department
Lab Aide / Analytical Chemist (Former Employee) –  Lenexa, KSMarch 4, 2014
Performed duties related to saliva / sweat sample extraction with strict adherence to departmental procedures and safety requirements
Pros
Friendly Associates
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It is a very unorganized place with unorganized people
Consent Printing Clerk- I (Current Employee) –  Lenexa,KSOctober 22, 2014
There is no room for advancement or even to learn new things unless you have friends in high places.Poor
Pros
Free lunch from time to time
Cons
Poor management
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Horrible place to work
Chemist (Former Employee) –  Lenexa KSOctober 11, 2012
This place treats its employees as if they are replaceable, and even if you have an advanced degree, there is no opportunity for advancement. Job security is also very unpredictable.
Cons
everything
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Not much to say
Senior Chemist (Current Employee) –  Lenexa, KsDecember 9, 2013
Unfortunately, I fear retribution.
However, I can say that the overall focus of the company, its clients, does not fail.
Pros
Paid vacation
Cons
work environment
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productive long hours
Accessioning Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Lenexa, KSSeptember 12, 2013
Management requires 100 percent effort. Long hours and tedious work. Its tough to work with bodily fluid
Cons
Long hours
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No advancement, minimal pay and benifits
LCMS Chemist / GCMS Analyst / Extraction Chemist (Current Employee) –  lenexa ksSeptember 7, 2014
Mandatory over-time plus being called in almost every 'weekend'.
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Great Company - great people
Marketing Coordinator, Insurance Sales (Current Employee) –  Lenexa, KSJune 24, 2012
Great company - great people. Everyone is super nice and the culture is really fantastic.
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