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Indianapolis, IN (US)
51 to 200 employees
1999
Company - Private
Business Services
$10 to $25 million (CAD) per year
Analysts, ALS
POLARIS Laboratories® is an independent fluid analysis company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. We also offer remote laboratories in Houston, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Edmonton, Albterta; Guatemala City, Guatemala; and Poznan, Poland.

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Mission: Deliver accurate, reliable and timely recommendations that enable customers to make informed maintenance decisions.

POLARIS Laboratories Reviews

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    Pros

    Causal environment.nice hr.u dnt ve to be friendly if u dnt want to just come do ur work and go

    Cons

    Poor training due to some employees won't want u to know better than them so they just do as they like and cos that ve been there longer than u.u dnt necessary matter and that leaves u to figuring things out by our self and making mistakes at which they will still write u up for.

    Advice to Management

    Follow up with ur new employee am talking about one on one not some survey

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POLARIS Laboratories Photos

POLARIS Laboratories photo of: Committed to wellness and supporting the community, you'll often see many POLARIS Laboratories team members hitting the pavement to participate in local charity runs.
POLARIS Laboratories photo of: Demonstrating our commitment to wellness, we provide an onsite fitness center available to employees around the clock.
POLARIS Laboratories photo of: Our Shipping Team focuses on making continuous improvements, including a recent change to our workflow and processes to pass on even greater efficiency to our customers.
POLARIS Laboratories photo of: Once a month, our management team rewards our employees with a tasty made-to-order pancake breakfast (fall and winter) and hearty cookout meals (spring and summer).
POLARIS Laboratories photo of: When goals are met and exceeded, the company always takes time to celebrate!
POLARIS Laboratories photo of: Fun is everywhere! Employees enjoy fun activities during the holidays, including the always popular ugly sweater contest!
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POLARIS Laboratories Interviews

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    The hiring process was... minimal.Process begins with a 1 minute initial phone interview, followed by a personal interview the next day. Polaris desperately needs to maintain its revolving door culture and isn't in a position to deny anyone employment. In fact, about 1/3 of job offers go unaccepted here. After a brief questioning an oral drug test is performed, and I assume a minimal background check is also conducted - maybe. Interviewees are often informed of a job offer within 1 week of interview

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Company Updates

  • As we start May, POLARIS Laboratories is very fortunate and thankful to have five more employees celebrating 10+ years of service with us this month. What's more, this brings our year-to-date total to 15 employees who have celebrated an employment anniversary of 10+ years with us. These employees are the reason why we have enjoyed 16 years of success meeting and exceeding our customers' expectations.

  • Three new hires started this week who are employee referrals. We look forward to paying out our referral bonus to those employees who enthusiastically referred great candidates to be their co-workers.

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POLARIS Laboratories Awards & Accolades

  • Healthiest Employer, Indianapolis Business Journal, 2014
  • Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. Magazine, 2014

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