Amgen
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Interviews at Amgen

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Amgen.
Interview experience
Based on 341 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 323 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 287 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Amgen

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a week
24%
About two weeks
24%
About a month
22%
About a day or two
15%
More than one month
15%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
79%
Phone call/screening
69%
Background check
61%
Drug test
53%
Group interview
51%
Least reported steps
Other
4%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Amgen

  • 1. Phone Interview from HR
    2. Group Interview

    3. Any additional interview (any director)

    4. Job offer from HR (if selected)
    Shared on March 29, 2020 - Manufacturing Specialist - Juncos, PR
  • Associates are interview by a team
    Shared on December 4, 2017 - Specialist Production Planner - Municipio de Juncos, PR
  • Multiple panel interviews and telephone interviews when working in a global team
    Shared on November 9, 2017 - Records Information Management Senior Associate - Thousand Oaks, CA

Interview questions at Amgen

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why amgen?
    How you prepare to start writing a report?

    Situation where you have differences in opinion

    Tell more about you

    What you have to offer to the company?

    One strength and a weakness, and how yo…
    Shared on March 29, 2020 - Manufacturing Specialist - Juncos, PR
  • What helped me land my job to be over-prepared, come with examples of your work and show how you can accomplish everything in the JD and how you would shine there.
    Shared on November 16, 2018 - Director of Marketing - Thousand Oaks, CA
  • The application process gave off the impression of ivy league and left the appearance they only hire the best and brightest. The actual phone and onsite interview was very short and informal, reminde…
    Shared on November 12, 2018 - Analyst - Thousand Oaks, CA

Interview tips at Amgen

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)53%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)41%
  • They didn’t have a dress code3%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Amgen

  • Be yourself and stress your experience, but you better be able to walk the walk. Make sure you did your homework pertaining to the position which you are applying.
    Shared on March 11, 2020 - Imaging Specialist II - Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Come with a positive attitude and energy!
    Shared on November 18, 2019
  • Be yourself. Make sure you have answers to associate-interaction questions
    Shared on October 19, 2017 - Document Imaging Specialist - Thousand Oaks, CA

The first interview at Amgen

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me43%
  • Employee referral21%
  • Other13%
  • Other online job site10%
  • Through Indeed8%

How candidates received their first interview at Amgen

  • Advertisement in newspaper
    Shared on January 9, 2019 - Project Manager - Engineering - Thousand Oaks, CA
  • They contacted me.
    Shared on June 8, 2018 - Sr Manufacturing Manager - Municipio de Juncos, PR
  • Agencies spectraforce
    Shared on March 4, 2018 - coordinador de materiales - Juncos, PR