AstraZeneca

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Company was wonderful for first few years but as company grew it micro managed and did not reward efforts appropriately.

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Former Employee - Professional Sales Specialist
Former Employee - Professional Sales Specialist

I worked at AstraZeneca full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Starting salary was competitive with other companies. Benefits were very good as well as the Company Car. R&D kept pipeline full of new drugs.

Cons

Company grew and lost touch with Sales Representatives. Reduction in bonus payouts. Micromanagement hurt productivity. Some managers were not good in management role. Just because someone was good at sales it does not mean they will do well in management.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get away from micromanaging and allow representatives sell.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very Unsettling Place to Work/Great Benefits

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Great benefits
    - Colaborative work environment
    - Flexibilty

    Cons

    - Weak pipeline
    - Too top heavy with exec. management
    - No job security
    I had to reapply for the job for which I was hired three months after starting. I subsequently went through two additional departmental re-orgs, before I was offered another position at another company and left on my own and haven't looked back since. No one wants to work in such an unstable environment, if they can help it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great company.

    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Rochester, MN
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Rochester, MN

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

    Pros

    Easy to sell their products.

    Cons

    You can only detail what's in the package insert or whats in the TSI screen. Full warnings on every call

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great

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