Amgen
3.5 of 5 534 reviews
www.amgen.com Thousand Oaks, CA 5000+ Employees

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Still infinitely better than Big Pharma (I've been there too)

Research Director (Current Employee)
Thousand Oaks, CA

I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 8 years

ProsTop notch 401k, very generous compensation, merit based bonuses for all staff
Honest attempt to communicate frequently to the masses
Some of the best leaders I've run across (and fewer leader-slugs)
Takes corporate values seriously

ConsStill struggling to get internal research right-sized
Numerous acquisitions in past 12 years have created numerous small site challenges
Will continue to outsource to contain costs - disruptive no matter how well done

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't forget the values

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

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Operations professional, a decade plus and counting

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Opportunities flow out of relationships built through excellent work and team oriented collaboration. The Amgen values align well with my own. I've been fortunate… Cons: Amgen doesn't do the best job at recognizing or rewarding top staff. I've seen many examples of staff finding promotional opportunities externally. Upon threat of… Advice to Senior Management: In the path toward reaching Amgen's full potential, do not skimp on high performing staff. Be proactive in rewarding staff rather than waiting to match… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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In my experience, it's a great place to work

Associate Scientist (Current Employee)
Juncos, PR

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


Pros: Growth opportunities for those willing accept challenges. Cons: The motivation of employees varries depending on the work area. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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