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Eli Lilly and Company Reviews

Updated 2 Apr 2020

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3.6
71%
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74%
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Eli Lilly and Company Chairman and CEO  David A. Ricks
David A. Ricks
271 Ratings
Pros
  • "Benefits; flexibility; work life balance; work from home opportunities; personal well being encouraged;(in 205 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and career growth potential(in 122 reviews)

Cons
  • "Indianapolis can be perceived as somewhat boring(in 60 reviews)

  • "Not as many products in the pipeline(in 57 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Diverse and forward thinking Company who cares for the patient."

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    Current Employee - Research Information Digital Solutions Consultant in Windlesham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great company with amazing Benefits, lots of tools and resources available to employees to increase well being. The company is also is a champion in diversity, as well as student opportunities.

    Cons

    Promotion restrictions within the UK, one you hit your professional limit.

    Eli Lilly and Company2020-04-02
  2. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    resources available, professional and caring. Transparent career pathway

    Cons

    none that I would care to mention

    Eli Lilly and Company2020-02-16
  3. "Placement student"

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    Former Employee - Immunology Marketing Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great support, really structured scheme

    Cons

    The pharmaceutical industry is very restricted

    Eli Lilly and Company2020-01-18
  4. "Excellent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Windlesham, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time

    Pros

    Best place I have ever worked. Great atmosphere and excellent training

    Cons

    No disadvantage at all. It was a great place to work

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-12-22
  5. "Research Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Research Technician in Guildford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, good working environment

    Cons

    Budget cuts, too many redundancies

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-11-15
  6. "Good placement"

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    Current Employee - Events in Basingstoke, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team environment and social life

    Cons

    Budget cuts And not enough work

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-11-20
  7. "Difficult time to work for Eli Lilly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lovely people to work with. Get exposed to the drug hunting process from the start, write up until the clinic trials. Some very knowledgeable colleagues.

    Cons

    Very conservative, behind on technology, behind on drug design. Lost it’s friendliness.

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    Eli Lilly and Company2019-10-25
  8. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Sales 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great culture, great people, demanding work

    Cons

    redundancies affecting the teams which is a shame

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-09-10
  9. "Changing environment"

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    Current Employee - Brand Manager 
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Eli Lilly and Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with and good pay/benefits eg car healthcare

    Cons

    Decrease in employees means higher pressures and demands. Cutting down on day to day benefits eg travel

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-09-17
  10. "Working for Lilly/DOCS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment, good initial training, supportive Lilly management.

    Cons

    Slow progression and poor salary.

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-09-08
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