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Former Employee - Specialist IS Business Systems Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA
Former Employee - Specialist IS Business Systems Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA

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

Pros

Company pays above average salaries, good fringe benefits such as gym, day-care.

Cons

You’ll get pigeon-holed; career advancements are limited and highly depends on the team you are in and how invested your manager is in your career.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please know the value of employees, not just how much they cost!

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Overload and stagnation at top pharmaceutical company

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great company, slow growth limits opportunities

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    Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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