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Eli Lilly and Company Reviews

Updated 18 Jan 2020

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3.6
72%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
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Eli Lilly and Company Chairman and CEO  David A. Ricks
David A. Ricks
253 Ratings
Pros
  • "Benefits; flexibility; work life balance; work from home opportunities; personal well being encouraged;(in 204 reviews)

  • "A lot of career development, great benefits, great work environment(in 119 reviews)

Cons
  • "Indianapolis can be perceived as somewhat boring(in 59 reviews)

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

More Pros and Cons
  1. "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
  2. "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
  3. "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
  4. "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
  5. "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
  6. "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.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your workforce as humans with vast amounts of experience, not just a commodity.

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-10-25
  7. "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
  8. "Large Pharma"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing and dedicated people Very Scientific Great Facilities

    Cons

    Financial package is no longer competitive Career progression Politics

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-07-22
  9. "Good company for stability"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stability is ensured , supportive people everywhere

    Cons

    Slow paced environment , lacking technology updates

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-04-03
  10. "Industrial Placement Student - IT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Lots of opportunities to contribute to real life project - Given a mentor who is a great guide - An organised student programme designed to ensure you are going away with good soft skills

    Cons

    - Tasks are not technical enough to gain any new technical skills - Focuses too much on people with leadership abilities as opposed to technical abilities

    Advice to Management

    - Don't compare students based on their abilities to speak out, but judge them on their skill set

    Eli Lilly and Company2019-04-12
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