Amgen Employee Reviews about "decision making"

Updated 7 Dec 2020

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  1. "Progresssive company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Access Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Amgen full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Global company, established processes and good IT infrastructure, educated people

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, too many levels and approvals needed for decision making

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    Amgen Response

    December 8, 2020Social Media Manager

    Thank you for your review. We are committed to creating a positive and supportive environment, and reviews are instrumental to our ability to implement change. If you'd be so kind as to share more about your experience with our team at amgen@careers.pure.cloud, this will help us develop strategies for future employees. Again, thank you for bringing this to our attention.

  2. "Great place"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin

    I worked at Amgen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary and benefits Goals and mission Facilities

    Cons

    Decision making is slow No career progression Not a diverse company

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    Amgen Response

    October 29, 2020Social Media Coordinator

    We appreciate your review, value your feedback, and would like to learn more about your experience so we can achieve our goal of fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can reach his or her full potential. To share additional details about your experience, please connect with us at amgen@careers.pure.cloud. Again, thank you for bringing the above to our attention. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors.


  3. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits, nice culture

    Cons

    Decision making is very slow

    Amgen Response

    August 11, 2020Social Media Coordinator

    Hello, thank you for your review. We’re glad to hear your experience at Amgen was positive overall and appreciate your constructive feedback for our team. Please connect with us at talentacquisitioninquiries@amgen.com if you’d like to share more about your experience.

  4. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compensation Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Treats employees very well

    Cons

    Pace of decision making sometimes slow

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    Amgen Response

    April 14, 2020Social Media Manager

    Hello, thank you for your review. We're happy to hear your experience with Amgen has been positive. As a valued member of our team, your feedback is critical to our improvement. Please connect with our team at talentacquisitioninquiries@amgen.com to share more about your experience.

  5. "Mission Driven and People Oriented Company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Fast paced yet balanced work life atmosphere with progressive environs and hours flexibility - Supportive colleagues and training modules available for finance division

    Cons

    - Manual processes and creation of processes for newly developed teams - Multiple stakeholders and multi-level decision making engender rounds of reviews and buy-ins

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    "Bureaucratic with good benefits/perks"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Whole company shuts down for 1 week during 4th of july and christmas Biotech pays well Fellow employees are intelligent and well meaning Great campus in Thousand Oaks

    Cons

    Very poor decision making with senior leadership - lack of leadership courage to do anything truly progressive. Status quo is a heavy anchor.

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    "All that glitters..."

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great location. Awesome relocation package. Good pay package.

    Cons

    Top-down culture. Lack of decision making. Very common to see promotions NOT based on experience or skills required for the job.

  8. "Finance Senior Manager"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    collaborative culture, intelligent people, beautiful campus

    Cons

    decisions are made collaboratively = slow decision making

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    "Integration Senior Advisor"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Integration Architect in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Intelligent, Driven, and Tenacious Staff.

    Cons

    Retaliate for Whistleblowing, Gross Misuse of Resources, Ego driven impulse decision making with no quantifiable value, Back door politics, likability favored over Skill and Integrity, HR Managers Can ask you if "You want to take it outside" and not get fired, Fact Based Analysis Will Get You laid Off, Excessive Wasteful Spending On Neat Gadgets and Gamer Desktops, Outdated or non-existent documentation, Identifying Gaps In the Change Control Process Will Get You Laid Off, Task Lists and Success criteria are infinite moving targets, Will actively prevent future employment or derail opportunities with other employers, Will Watch and Listen from your laptop while remote or working from home in your bedroom.

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  10. "Sr Scientist"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Interesting targets and fantastic science

    Cons

    The decision making process is slow and untransparent.

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