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Good company to work for, but...

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

I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Laid back environment, competitive pay, wonderful geographical location

Cons

Company has financial results dependent on just a few products protected by patents, which will eventually expire. New blockbuster drugs are not that easy to come up with anymore. As a result of the current patent protection, company struggles with a very relaxed approach to business.

Advice to Management

Make it a professional company as if it had cut throat competition in the market place.

Other Employee Reviews for Amgen

  1. People interactions is highly encouraged. Great work culture.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Really good benefits. Relaxed environment.

    Cons

    It is located in Thousand Oaks, which is a small quiete city with not so much activities available.


  2. Helpful (1)

    great company now run by business person not science

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Director in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    still very good scientific people

    Cons

    too many processes involved in decision making not nimble enough

    Advice to Management

    Demonstrate value of any of the acqusitions. not just talk as to what can be achieved, but demonstrate what is the value now several have been completed


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