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Great place to work with excellent benefits

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Manager Training & Development in Thousand Oaks, CA
Current Employee - Senior Manager Training & Development in Thousand Oaks, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

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

Cons

Decision 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 Management

Promote from within to give current employees hope that promotions do happen.

Other Employee Reviews for Amgen

  1. Overload and stagnation at top pharmaceutical company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good salary, excellent benefits, Nice working environment for most people. Structure of ethical behavior is in place with values etc.

    Cons

    Opportunities for advancement are limited, work life balance is not encouraged. Values are left by wayside due to continued attrition and layoffs and workloads increasing 2 or 3 fold.

    Advice to Management

    Leadership needs to be reinstated and management needs to make staff feel valued.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great company, slow growth limits opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits, great work-life balance. Good strategy for the future.

    Cons

    Decision making process is poor and cumbersome. Slow growth limits opportunities for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Work on the decision making process. Figure out a way to provide opportunities for strong performers.


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