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Amgen Reviews

Updated October 20, 2018
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Amgen President & CEO Robert A. Bradway
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  • "Work/life balance is not balanced, despite the companies claim of its importance" (in 73 reviews)

  • "Constantly re-organizing, high amount of layers for decision making" (in 63 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "HRBP"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HRBP
    Current Employee - HRBP
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amgen is a great place to work. People work in teams, we have an open door policy, Flexibility. Career development opportunities and our pipeline is amazing.

    Cons

    Amgen is a great place to work. Amgen is a great place to work. People work in teams, we have an open door policy, Flexibility. Career development opportunities and our pipeline is amazing.

    Advice to Management

    The management team at Amgen understand and have the skills a leadership needs to have. Great employer! Communication is one of their best skills!


  2. "Excellent Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The people and the shift. Great Culture

    Cons

    Nothing really, lots of changes

  3. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Love company values and mission

    Cons

    Lots to do but great problem to have

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  4. "Nothing new"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, benefits, benefits, benefits, and stock options

    Cons

    Everything else since they became big pharmaceutical


  5. "Science based and competitive environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Scientist in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Science based, comprehensive drug modality, diverse pipeline

    Cons

    Little opportunity for promotion, high attrition rate


  6. "Not bad, but could be better"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Part of something important (making great medicines). Nice coworkers and good benefits.

    Cons

    No growth potential, no work-life balance, base pay not particularly competitive given high cost of living in SF.


  7. "Flexible schedule as long as the work is completed on time"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woburn, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woburn, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, balanced workload, friendly atmosphere, no micro-managing

    Cons

    High attrition rate inability to retain tribal knowledge

    Advice to Management

    Demonstrate leadership skills in an effort to retain talent

  8. "Is awesome"

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    Current Employee - QC Associate in Juncos, PR
    Current Employee - QC Associate in Juncos, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are great. ! !

    Cons

    None cons. Satisfied with amgen

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Awesome opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Manager Corporate Real Estate in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Manager Corporate Real Estate in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Angen provides a collaborative environment where new ideas aren't only welcome, but encouraged. They are believers in continuous improvement. Tons of opportunity to move around and up in the company.

    Cons

    Tampa office is like a start up in a sense so some processes need to be evaluated and improved for efficiency, but this also creates opportunity.

    Advice to Management

    Keep striving for improvement and innovation!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "BSR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, good for resume

    Cons

    sales directions keep changing
    HUB not prepared for launches

    Advice to Management

    fix HUB


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