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"Great company, slow growth limits opportunities"

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Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
Current Employee - Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great people, great benefits, great work-life balance. Good strategy for the future.

Cons

Decision making process is poor and cumbersome. Slow growth limits opportunities for advancement.

Advice to Management

Work on the decision making process. Figure out a way to provide opportunities for strong performers.

Other Employee Reviews for Amgen

  1. "Overall Satisfaction"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Newbury Park, CA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Newbury Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professional development and challenging work environment

    Cons

    Overall Satisfaction with Employment environment


  2. Helpful (2)

    "It was once a great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager Finance in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager Finance in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Generous vacation policy, including two full weeks of company shutdown.
    On-site amenities available to all staff (free gym comparable to private clubs, day care, car wash, gift shops)

    Cons

    The company has lost its way, and no longer relies on the original values that made it successful.
    Lack of work-life balance.
    Limited career development opportunities.
    Leadership decision making is questionable and self-serving.

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