Eli Lilly Employee Reviews

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Fulfilling career, lots of room to move up
Undergraduate Biology Intern (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INOctober 16, 2018
I worked in a lab that was very collaborative with multiple disciplines. Being a summer intern I was granted lots of fantastic opportunities. Definitely miss working there.
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Great company with outstanding people
Senior Director of Sales (Former Employee) –  Atlanta, GAOctober 16, 2018
Outstanding company with great people and benefits. Still need to work on improving diversity and inclusion for AA and minority group members. Need to value all people and sales force.
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Very fun and interactive.
Internship (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INOctober 16, 2018
Was an all around diverse fun experience, it was very helpful for future experiences and taught me a lot of things. There is multiple facilities for multiple studies. There is business groups , scientist that manufacture drugs for humans , scientist that manufacture drugs for animals, and there is an I.T division.
Pros
Very diverse food selections, I.T spot, also free to charge electronics machines. Flexible time schedules.
Cons
Very busy and a very big building.
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4.0
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Great work environment but very low salary for most pharmacist positions.
GLOBAL PRODUCT SAFETY CLINICAL ASSOCIATE (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INOctober 16, 2018
Lilly has a great work environment. Good managers and Team Leaders. Lots of opportunities for promotion or job transfers if you were interested. However, salary for pharmacists was quite a bit lower than retail, hospital, or clinical.
Pros
Great work environment
Cons
Low salaries for most pharmacist positions
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3.0
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Have had both great experiences and terrible ones
Consultant (Current Employee) –  Indianapolis, INOctober 14, 2018
There are opportunities to do some amazing things and contribute to the greater good. The benefits are great and the people are very talented. Enterprise-level initiatives are definitely going in the right direction. However, although company is working to make strides on Diversity and Inclusion, it will take time for all employees at all levels to feel valued and open to share their ideas. Challenging the status quo, even if it is for the greater good, is more risky than it should be in the current environment. Some supervisors are absolutely amazing with their employees - supportive and helpful toward their success. However, in general, supervisors have too much power over their employees, so for those who are not open to hearing alternative ideas to their own, it can lead to employees feeling/being 'punished' for sharing a different perspective. I've experienced both types of supervisors here.
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2.0
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Be prepared to look for another job
Senior Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  USAOctober 5, 2018
Layoffs are the standard. All divisions are scrutinized. Resources routinely downgraded and ageism exists. Marketing in any area seems to be deficient.
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4.0
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Good Place to work
Analyst (Current Employee) –  PROctober 4, 2018
Good place to learn lots of thing, also has this multicultural and diversity focus that really make it a nice place to work.
Overall is a good place.
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Excellent benefits, no time for rest after overseas travel or excess overtime
Clinical Research Coordinator Assistant (Former Employee) –  IndianapolisSeptember 30, 2018
Excellent benefits, no time for rest after overseas travel or excess overtime, my position required supervisory and directing clinical trial start up meetings with no pay adjustments. I was pleased to have traveled the world and received excellent training and skills in Project Management
Pros
Travel, training, opportunity, flexibility
Cons
Extreme schedules, opportunity for advancement was faulty or discriminatory, I performed Director level responsibilities, pay was not adjusted
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3.0
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Thank you
Chemical Technician (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 27, 2018
This I hope this was good for the company. Doing surveys can be a drag and this was no exception. All the same I hope this overall helped your company and its development.
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5.0
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Great place to work
Post-Doctoral Scientist (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 26, 2018
Eli Lilly is a great place to work. The culture is friendly and conducive to good research. With a new CEO the company has also taken up several steps to be more competitive in the market and bring better and newer drugs in the pipeline. The company also has great health and wellness benefits, with an on-site fitness center and physical therapy center, counseling services, clinic, pharmacy etc.
Pros
Great work/life balance, good benefits, respect for individuals
Cons
Ineffective communication between different departments
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Great Entry Way Opportunity
Recruiting Assistant (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 26, 2018
Reputable Company; Great Benefits; Advancement Opportunities. Most people that work here are there on a long term basis. The only downfall is once the contracted assignment is complete you are unable to work for the company 6 months.
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5.0
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Great Work/Life Balance
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  New York, NYSeptember 24, 2018
Awesome job if you are looking to make your own business plans, own hours, and own schedule. It is a challenging role in the aspect of pharmaceutical knowledge and a sales learning curve, but can be worth-while post training.
Pros
Free Lunches
Cons
Can be lonely
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5.0
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I love the job
Technician 2 (Current Employee) –  IowaSeptember 24, 2018
I really love my job .everyone there is super helpful and friendly it a very nice place to wk the facility is super clean climate controlled every thing has been provided to make you working experience a good on . On site full gyms basket ball courts catered in meals during week the benifits are amazing they have provided you with plenty option to ballance home and work life
Pros
Benifits catered in meals treat weeks
Cons
Over night shift
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5.0
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Great place
Team Lead (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 23, 2018
Great place to work with lots of great team members. I enjoyed managing the line and advancing in my career. My co-workers were nice and easy to get along.
Pros
salary, benefits
Cons
night shift
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4.0
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Fun and has their unique style
Statistical SAS Programmer (Current Employee) –  Bridgewater, NJSeptember 19, 2018
Their projects are well-organized;
Every employee is assigned proper responsibility;

Sometimes, their work load can be heavy.

Overall, enjoy work in the company.
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4.0
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Team Lilly
Full Stack Developer (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 18, 2018
Talks of the desired transition toward Scrum and Team Lilly mentality, but in actuality remains steadfast to its management's prevailing bureaucratic cutthroat and backstabbing legacy mentality and practices covered up by the notion of being a conservative company that brings on more contractors than it even has employees so Lilly keeps its good name as it uses and abuse its contractors and abandons them without any method of appeal.
Pros
Company sells you everything on-site, Amenities
Cons
Company sells you everything on-site, Bureaucracy, Contract companies
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3.0
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Good company but highly tight mindset
Manager (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 18, 2018
Less flexibility over work times. Too much macro-management.
Work-life balance is good, but chances of progress is limited.
If you are self-motivated, you can learn many things. Many sessions are organized periodically at company's expense.
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3.0
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Ok
Senior Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 18, 2018
Good team environment and freedom to think outside the box to address problems.
As a company they give good lip service to inclusion but in practice the company has a long way to go.
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4.0
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long term planning
Chemist (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 17, 2018
Like most companies Lilly's long term research planning usually turned our to be very short term.
There seemed to be to much focus on individual careers over research goals.
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4.0
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Sr Executive Assistant (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INSeptember 17, 2018
A typical work day was great. Collaboration with the team was great. Work life balance for my team was great. Loved the team I worked on. Would recommend someone to work with this company.
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