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Great place to work with excellent benefits

Senior Manager Training & Development (Current Employee) Thousand Oaks, CA

ProsBenefits
Vacation time is excellent with two additional weeks paid during July 4 and Christmas/New Year
Latest technology and smart people

ConsDecision making is often slow. Too many individuals involved in making decisions.
Loyalty between manager and subordinate is weak. Random layoffs over the last few years has everyone doing whatever is necessary to keep their jobs.

Advice to Senior ManagementPromote from within to give current employees hope that promotions do happen.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Oh how the mighty is stumbling.....

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

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


    Pros: Competitive salary Excellent benefits including annual bonus and 2 shutdowns a year Reasonably good work-life… Cons: Advancement limited and based solely on "business need" Crowded unattractive working conditions due to… Advice to Senior Management: Start promoting from within. This nonsense about "developing our people" doesn't increase their visibility or salary; once they learn a new/additional role, they become… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Profit comes first, at any cost

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Amgen full-time


    Pros: Benefits are among the best in the Industry. People at the "working" level (i.e. below Director) are great, they are dedicated, well qualified and… Cons: Non-diverse: few blacks and hispanics or other minorities (ACO). Upper level (EDs/VPs) are "friends of friends" that have a poor track record of being competent-they're… Advice to Senior Management: PURGE Director level and above. LEAN your fat in ATO. HIRE & PROMOTE people with competence and integrity, REMEMBER-YOU and YOUR family are a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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