AstraZeneca Employee Reviews about "good benefits"

Updated Dec 31, 2020

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AstraZeneca Executive Director, CEO Pascal Soriot
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  1. "about company culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Regulatory Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at AstraZeneca for less than a year

    Pros

    good culture, work-life balance, good pay, good benefits, good management

    Cons

    commute, size of department, no good cafe inside

  2. "AstraZeneca"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Medical Advisor in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits Flexible work hours and ability to work from home Interesting and stimulating work. They follow the science.

    Cons

    Limited promotional opportunities from within Average pay Culture in upper management Limited resources and unreasonable expectations. Stressful work environment and hard to strike a work life balance

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  3. "The people is very commuted with their work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teamwork Good benefits Diversity

    Cons

    High workload Lack in training for new employees

  4. Helpful (2)

    "No leadership and company direction in Canada"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Large company with good benefits and established reputation. Some good products. Good global leadership.

    Cons

    Too much politics creating a negative environment, lack of accountability and no clear strategic direction. The strategies change every week and senior leadership does not provide a good environment for employees growth. Employees are kept in the dark regarding key decisions and too many reorganizations are taking place to to maintain clarity.

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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Laid off"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Customer Service Representative in Mississauga, ON
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca

    Pros

    Good benefits, comprehensive training for the role, consistent with messaging and materials. Pay was decent for the job, and a good bonus structure. Vehicle, paid lunch and expenses.

    Cons

    Office politics, due to the nature of my job/department was told when I was hired there would be no opportunity for growth.

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  6. "Big Pharma"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good products, company car

    Cons

    Depends on division and manager

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  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and room for development

    Cons

    I don’t want to be negative

  8. "No compassion"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Department in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary. good pipelines

    Cons

    No compassion, there is no work-life balance. More emphasis on sales than head office employees. Poor compliance culture

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  9. "Global BioPharmaceutical company operating across 16 countries"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Newcastle under Lyme, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, including a wide range of options,

    Cons

    Lack of career progression or succession planning

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  10. "Best employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FP&A Manager in Petaling Jaya
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice people and culture

    Cons

    Need to tolerate with seasonal late nights

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