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Good place for doing science

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Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Thousand Oaks, CA
Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Thousand Oaks, CA

I have been working at Amgen full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Corporate value #1 is "Be Science-Based" and for the most part it is not just lip-service. Very good compensation, health, and 401k plans. Lots of vacation with 2 weeks official shut-down in addition to personal vacation allotment. Upper management team seems really excellent since new CEO.

Cons

Big organization where sometimes the right hand doesn't know what the left is doing. Corporate emphasis on improving decision-making still has a way to go. Too many meetings.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be sure to keep "Be Science-Based" at the forefront. Otherwise, keep pushing the decision-making improvements.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Medical Writer in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Medical Writer in Thousand Oaks, CA

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    workload, compensation and benefits, are good. allows remote work

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great for some - not so great for some

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    Current Employee - Training Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Training Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and compensation; some flexibility in work schedule

    Cons

    Lots of competing priorities; high pressure environment

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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