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Eli Lilly Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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  • sometimes work life balance is hard to achieve (in 20 reviews)

  • Bureaucracy makes the decision making process slow (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    it was really interesting and cool

    Cons

    it was boring and mundane


  2. "Medical Affairs"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eli Lilly full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits with option to volunteer; nice mid-west city that has true diversity inclusion/goals; many jobs offer flexibility depending; solid integrity company and most employees live the company values

    Cons

    sometimes typical of larger companies, bureaucracy interferes; career growth great in some areas and not great in other areas


  3. "Executive Sales Representative"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Eli Lilly full-time

    Pros

    Excellent Benefit, Engaged Employees, Career Opportunities

    Cons

    Jobs vulnerable when patents expire

    Advice to Management

    Have a backup plan, i.e. license agreements when clinical trials fail.


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  5. "Operator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Eli Lilly full-time

    Pros

    benefits, shifts, vacation and holiday

    Cons

    people who feel stuck in their positions constantly complain

    Advice to Management

    na


  6. "Sr.technician"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Technician in Indianapolis, IN
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Eli Lilly full-time

    Pros

    good place to work. you will be treated fairly

    Cons

    lots of outsourcing and fde employess instead of regular hires


  7. "great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Engineer in Indianapolis, IN

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

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    hard to get hired in a certain department

    Advice to Management

    NA


  8. "Pharmaceutical sale rep"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Eli Lilly full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful people to work with. Loved that corporate was in Indianapolis.

    Cons

    I felt that being promoted was like getting teeth pulled.

    Advice to Management

    Work on career movement with the whole team. Not just a select few.


  9. "Senior Specialty Rep"

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

    I worked at Eli Lilly full-time

    Pros

    Quarterly Bonuses, focused on quality of calls with physicians opposed to quantity, diversity among District Managers

    Cons

    Lack of diversity amongst upper management


  10. "research scientist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eli Lilly full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great company to work for in midwest

    Cons

    budget cut in recent years which prevents travel and/or conferences


  11. "Opportunities galore"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Able to move into other jobs within company. They have training programs if your interested in something other than what you currently do. Can perform some jobs remotely which helps with work/life balance.

    Cons

    Can be grueling if under a deadline, but that's how it is with any job.



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