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"Awesome place to work, a company focused on improving peoples lives."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Engineer in Boulder, CO
Current Employee - Engineer in Boulder, CO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Problem solvers - push decision making to lowest level possible
Effective Leadership
Great pay and benefits
Great People

Cons

Upward mobility is lacking for many people who deserve opportunity for advancement

Advice to Management

Retain key talent

Other Employee Reviews for Amgen

  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Associate in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Former Employee - Project Associate in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful coworkers who became friends

    Cons

    Work/Life balance can be a challenge

    Advice to Management

    Senior management is very supportive


  2. "Still infinitely better than Big Pharma (I've been there too)"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Research Director in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Top notch 401k, very generous compensation, merit based bonuses for all staff
    Honest attempt to communicate frequently to the masses
    Some of the best leaders I've run across (and fewer leader-slugs)
    Takes corporate values seriously

    Cons

    Still struggling to get internal research right-sized
    Numerous acquisitions in past 12 years have created numerous small site challenges
    Will continue to outsource to contain costs - disruptive no matter how well done

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget the values

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