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Amgen Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 15 Jan 2020

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Amgen President & CEO Robert A. Bradway
Robert A. Bradway
819 Ratings
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  1. "good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    good work life balance, good exposure

    Cons

    small salary increments, some beauracracy

    Amgen2017-10-22
  2. "good company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Outbound Call Center Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good benefit and work life balance

    Cons

    lack of mobility within the company

    Amgen2020-01-15
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Ignored big pharma company"

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    Too much politics , too much meetings very bad culture, bad management. Isolated location. Annoying company.

    Advice to Management

    Change management style, get more efficient. Eliminate fights each other. Too much women leaders in high level management.

    Amgen2019-12-22
  4. "Good company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Senior Manager 

    I worked at Amgen full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, work life balance most of the time

    Cons

    The Culture could be improved

    Amgen2019-11-26
  5. "Great Company with Smart Colleagues"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good Work Life Balance - Nice benefits especially 401k Match - Good Analytical platforms to work on for those interested in analytics domain - Nice Portfolio with many upcoming brands in Pipeline or through acquisitions

    Cons

    -Relatively lesser salary compared to other big pharma companies -Slow career progression to leadership level

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on learning and development of employees. Encourage Rotation policy to ensure that employees covera wide range of projects over the years

    Amgen2019-11-23
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great people - VPs and above act like royalty"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    pay, time off, campus, people

    Cons

    stress, work life balance, senior leadership, culture

    Advice to Management

    treat your employees with respect

    Amgen2019-12-01
  7. "Great Work-Life Balance"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Supply Chain 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amgen is extremely flexible and emphasizes work-life balance for all. The benefits are incredible.

    Cons

    No cons at this time.

    Amgen2019-11-04
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Sr Associate IS Programmer Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Company Culture - Work Life Balance - Organization Goals and Roadmap - Investment in new technologies - Investment in Employee Career Growth

    Cons

    - Compensation lower than industry standards.

    Advice to Management

    Compensate based on skill sets of employees rather than hiring level.

    Amgen2019-10-27
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Simply not enough resource"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Still small enough of a company to approach business problems with nimbleness

    Cons

    Too many knee jerk changes across all leadership tier with no clear direction. The bare bone minimum resources make work-life balance non-existent

    Amgen2019-11-07
  10. "Great company in general."

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amgen for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay and great campus. Lots of opportunities within the company and management is generally pleasant. Great work life balance.

    Cons

    Company is slow; everything is a long process. Location is quite far from the city so be prepared for a drive.

    Advice to Management

    Make things “easier”. Allow a little more autonomy.

    Amgen2019-10-27
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