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AstraZeneca is a Great Place to Work!

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Current Employee - Director
Current Employee - Director

I have been working at AstraZeneca

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

AZ was by far the best company I have worked for with regards to work-life balance and benefits

Cons

Accomplishments are not enough. It is a very political environment. Your day-to-day work will not be valued unless you are making people aware of what you do on a regualr basis.

Advice to Management

Senior leadership knows what is needing and they continue to move in the right direction. Keep doing what you are doing.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    When considering a career in pharma, your manager and teammates are more important than the company you work for.

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    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative

    I have been working at AstraZeneca

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    --good benefits --many resources for employees such as 24 hr. tech support --many managers ignore the ridiculous ideas of the brand team --good products for the most part

    Cons

    --excessively secretive towards sales force --poor communcation between marketing-compliance-management-field sales --much is promised regarding an emhasis on ethical behavior, yet little or nothing is done when multiple complaints are made from multiple persons regarding managements behavior --sales meetings are long and unproductive --sales force is poorly educated on products compared with competitors

    Advice to Management

    There should be less of you.


  2. Helpful (2)

    AstraZeneca review

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Specialist
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Specialist

    I have been working at AstraZeneca

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There are many good people at AZ hope one of them becomes your manager. If you are good at checking boxes and role playing marketing spew. You'll love it!

    Cons

    There are too many sales managers that are unqualified to be in the job and more importantly who are only out for themselves - they can careless about your development or sucess.

    Advice to Management

    Stop creating check box robots and stop managing by fear, all you're creating is a bunch of politically correct kiss asses who are praying they don't get fired for speaking their mind or being allowed to do what is really right for the business.


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