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Eli Lilly and Company Reviews

Updated 1 Dec 2019

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3.6
72%
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71%
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Eli Lilly and Company CEO  David A. Ricks
David A. Ricks
244 Ratings
Pros
  • "Benefits; flexibility; work life balance; work from home opportunities; personal well being encouraged;(in 201 reviews)

  • "A lot of career development, great benefits, great work environment(in 116 reviews)

Cons
  • "Indianapolis can be perceived as somewhat boring(in 58 reviews)

  • "Weak pipeline and continuous restructuring(in 56 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Research based company, good in developing people, good core values.

    Cons

    Slow decision making, bureaucracy, follower.

    Advice to Management

    Tap on global talent, teleworkers are asset not a burden.

    Eli Lilly and Company2018-03-06
  2. "Good company, friendly atmosphere and employees"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Scarborough, ON

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits package, on site gym, cafeteria

    Cons

    Everything is run out of the corporate headquarters in Indianapolis so not a lot of actual decision making takes place here

    Advice to Management

    NA

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-12-01
  3. "Typical Pharma"

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    Current Employee - Brand Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible work hours; nice people

    Cons

    Downsizing every 1-2 years; tons of bureaucracy

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-09-25
  4. "Stability"

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    Former Employee - Senior CRA 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good vacation package and pension

    Cons

    Poor job stability due to constant restructuring

    Advice to Management

    Please value your employees with long years of serves with you because most of them are very experienced and dedicated to their work.

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-07-17
  5. "Sales Associate"

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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company

    Pros

    Great cooperative, inclusive culture. Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Fair compensation. Meagre bonus structure

    Eli Lilly and Company2018-12-28
  6. "Medical Science Liaison"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Eli Lilly and Company full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture and Great People

    Cons

    Drug pipeline needs some revitalizing

    Eli Lilly and Company2018-12-11
  7. "Mostly positive"

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    Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company

    Pros

    Great teams, friendly people, nice office, on site gym and games room.

    Cons

    Very hard to advance. People stay in same role for many years

    Advice to Management

    Recognize and reward employees.

    Eli Lilly and Company2018-10-07
  8. "Culture Lab Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Teamwork was amazing. Lots of learning during the process

    Cons

    12 hours shifts sometimes were brutal.

    Eli Lilly and Company2018-07-26
  9. "Lilly Review"

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    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Company culture built from within and supported by senior management. Ultimately enforced by the people they hire to work there. Lots of opportunity to take on challenges and develop professionally.

    Cons

    Loss of good people, shrinking workforce, lost opportunity to advance in career. Too many changes.

    Eli Lilly and Company2018-07-07
  10. "Market Research"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time

    Pros

    great working collaborative environment! great people to work with.

    Cons

    salaries tend to be below market value

    Eli Lilly and Company2018-06-01
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