Eli Lilly and Company Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2020

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Eli Lilly and Company Chairman and CEO  David A. Ricks
David A. Ricks
288 Ratings
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  • "Location is a con if you are not from Indianapolis(in 61 reviews)

  • "Multiple layoffs related to several patent cliffs,(in 37 reviews)

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  1. "Culture Lab Tech"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    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.

  2. "Good company, friendly atmosphere and employees"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

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  3. "Typical Pharma"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

  4. "Stability"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

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  5. "Sales Associate"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    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

  6. "Medical Science Liaison"

    4.0
    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

  7. "Mostly positive"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

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  8. "Lilly Review"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    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.

  9. "Market Research"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    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

  10. "Analyst"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time

    Pros

    Great Career Planning within Human Resources

    Cons

    Not much to say here

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