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AstraZeneca Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Mar 19, 2020

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AstraZeneca Executive Director, CEO Pascal Soriot
Pascal Soriot
1,111 Ratings
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  • "No work & life balance- work on evenings & weekends is normal(in 106 reviews)

  • "Need more people for the pipeline to be delivered(in 78 reviews)

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  1. "An Amazing Company"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    This is truly a company that puts its people first. they have fantastic benefits, great colleagues and a really good work life balance

    Cons

    if you are looking for opportunities in Canada outside of Toronto, there are very few.

    AstraZeneca2019-09-11
  2. "Oncology is an exciting place to be"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    There is a great culture in Canada and globally we have an exciting pipeline of products that is coming

    Cons

    Work life balance can be difficult as there is much to do to bring these medicines to market

    AstraZeneca2019-05-03
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, positive environement

    Cons

    working on creating more development opportunities

    AstraZeneca2019-01-30
  4. "Sr. Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing benefits, not just comp but also events, and activities. Not sure there's a better place from a work/life balance perspective.

    Cons

    Poor leadership. Often a lot of sizzle vs actual results... from IT up playing a win 10 and a hardware refresh to HR playing up a culture that is underneath simply based on politics.

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    AstraZeneca2018-12-09
  5. Helpful (1)

    "marketing"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Recommends

    I have been working at AstraZeneca

    Pros

    - amazing people -great work life balance - clear vision from senior management

    Cons

    - although working towards simplification, there are many outdated and complicated systems/processes that take valuable time away from getting work done effectively

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    AstraZeneca2017-04-27
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca part-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, supportive company culture, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Nature of industry - if no new products, products lost due to patent expiry job losses will occur

    AstraZeneca2015-06-01
  7. "Good place for Clinical Research"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and good compensation

    Cons

    Management has poor people skills

    AstraZeneca2015-03-07
  8. "Amazing, Collaborative Place"

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    Former Employee - Supply Management in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Collaborative, great team work, out of box thinking, develop leaders, awesome management, good pay, great benefits, great training, good people, busy place, flexible for work life balance

    Cons

    Downsized, small team left, let a lot of good people go.

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    AstraZeneca2014-11-07
  9. "Very Good experience"

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    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca

    Pros

    Great product portfolio and work environment . Invests well in employee training and education . Quick promotion and career advancement

    Cons

    Lack of work-life balance need to expand use of technology more than this more employee engagement in decision making is required

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    AstraZeneca2014-10-27
  10. "Great Company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with at this company. Very good infrastructure and work-life balance concept in place. Great pay, excellent benefits, wonderful culture, work life balance is a focus. On site gym, fantastic cafeteria.

    Cons

    Not much of a future for the company in the next 5-7 years.

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    AstraZeneca2014-05-20
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