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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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    • Senior Management
    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


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    "Career growth"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager, IS in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager, IS in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, VEP, MIP and other stock compensation

    Cons

    Poor Management, unethical and unecessary spending. There are still many 'old timers' who do NOTHING!

    Advice to Management

    There is cry about lack of resources or spread too think but look around you and you will see only 20% of the staff do real work. Get rid of your bottom 10% regularly, it hard to float their boats.


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