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"One of the best companies to work for"

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Former Contractor - Senior Systems Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA
Former Contractor - Senior Systems Analyst in Thousand Oaks, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Amgen as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

Great place to work (especially at HQ). Not much stress work.. great social culture

Cons

Salaries are little less than compared to my other jobs.

Advice to Management

I advice business people not to escalate to management for each and every work.

Other Employee Reviews for Amgen

  1. Helpful (2)

    "The fall of a once-great company"

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    Current Employee - IT Technician in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - IT Technician in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Decent compensation
    - Mostly casual culture
    - Great cafeteria

    Cons

    - Slowly killed all of the fringe benefits such as break room items, employee events etc.
    - They outsource like crazy, even things that shouldn't be outsourced
    - Management is extremely out of touch and disorganized. IT product launches are done with little-to-no planning
    - Cuts corners that end of costing them more in the long-run

    Advice to Management

    Take two seconds and talk to your employees before making decisions. Also, stop being penny-wise and pound-foolish


  2. "Awesome company to work for"

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    Current Intern - Intern in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Intern - Intern in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very team-work oriented and supportive environment. Everyone is really helpful and friendly. Interesting and important work for patients.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy. I guess this come with any large corporation though. Lots is paperwork and red tape and specific ways of doing things. Not bad, just time consuming.

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