Astellas Pharma US

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This was a great place to work

Current Employee - Staff Scientist in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Staff Scientist in Redwood City, CA

I have been working at Astellas Pharma US full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Management was open and communicated well with employees. Emphasis was on work done, not hours spent. Everyone supported everone else - no back-biting.

Cons

The company that bought us - Astellas - didn't understand our products and shut us down.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

59 Other Employee Reviews for Astellas Pharma US (View Most Recent)

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    Leadership needs to step up and speak out for their team

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Astellas Pharma US full-time

    Pros

    Flexible time to take care of personal / family matters. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Promotions are rare with minimal career growth. Leadership is scared to speak up; they feel beaten down and not willing to fight for their team. Management and up receive the acknowledgments of individual team members, rather than the individuals. Management receives substantially larger bonus' over their team members (3-4x more), plus much higher wages. Communication is extremely lacking. Senior VP has a tendency to micromanage the entire facility rather than allow them the opportunity to expand and grow with the faith you have rather than continuous doubt (personnel and management).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stick up for your teams rather than beat them down...bring them up. Don't speak badly about other teams, but help them help you with better communication, patience and understanding. Have faith in your employees to make the right decisions (senior VP)...allow them to grow by making the decisions they were hired to make. Communicate with personnel to allow them to better understand your expectations, which in turn will allow them the opportunity to grow and expand their experience and value.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Pharma sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Astellas Pharma US full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    lucrative salary, benefits, and bonus

    Cons

    unreasonable goals for the reps.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Become solution oriented and focus on positve outcomes.

    No opinion of CEO
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