Eli Lilly and Company Reviews

Updated May 16, 2022

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Eli Lilly and Company Chairman and CEO  David A. Ricks
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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Benefits are great and good(in 325 reviews)
  • "Lots of great people working there and a decent place to get started in your career.(in 234 reviews)
  • "They truly care for the well being of their employees and strive for a good work / life balance for their employees(in 174 reviews)
  • "Great Culture and very patient centered(in 160 reviews)
  • "The pay is good and Indianapolis is very inexpensive to live in.(in 102 reviews)
Cons
  • "Talent identification for succession management is poor.(in 90 reviews)
  • "If you don't have a good manager that knows how to work the system then you won't be going anywhere.(in 49 reviews)
  • "bureaucratic/ political; most about upper management and make your boss or higher level happy; selfish people with poor leadership and poor cross(in 35 reviews)
  • "Lack of diversity and perhaps inclusion(in 31 reviews)
  • "Frequent layoffs and restructures.(in 19 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Top 5 Pharma and Growing

    May 12, 2022 - Associate Director 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Respect for people; DEI Initiatives; Great Culture

    Cons

    Lack of remote/virtual work flexibility

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Company Review

    May 16, 2022 - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good benefits, good company culture

    Cons

    Homogenous culture, do not value external experience, difficult to earn higher salary

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Please pay me what I’m worth

    May 16, 2022 - IT Operations in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work/ life balance Strong ethical approach to Excellent support staff

    Cons

    My site is understaffed and I’m overworked constantly by projects which seem to never have an end. I’m also expected to manage the sites IT networks full time, and be a desktop support agent at the same time. Did I mention underpaid?

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place, needs to perform salary benchmark to peer companies

    May 15, 2022 - Associate Director 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Some flexibility in remote work

    Cons

    Required to be in the office "majority" of the time

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work.

    May 13, 2022 - Vibration Analyst 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good company to work for. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Not able to think of any.

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great company that cares about people

    May 8, 2022 - Senior Quality Engineer in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Eli Lilly is a company that cares about the patients it serves and its employees. You can make an experience at Lilly anything you want it to be.

    Cons

    Continue to improve diversity, although there are now many initiatives aimed at doing this.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great company

    May 7, 2022 - Executive Sales Representative 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Strong pipeline Efforts on Diversity and Inclusion Ethical company Meaningful work

    Cons

    Competitive Salary Slow to promote people

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good company to work with

    May 5, 2022 - Advisor in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Pay good, working environment is good.

    Cons

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great job

    Apr 29, 2022 - Sales Representative 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great company, great job, very compliant

    Cons

    Lots of hoops to jump through to get promoted

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Place To Work!

    Apr 30, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Fantastic inclusive culture within the company.

    Cons

    Lower salary vs. competitors, but not a deal breaker.

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