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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 11 Elan Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.1
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Scientist
in South San Francisco, CA

"I worked at Elan's structure based drug discovery lab from 10/2011 till 8/2012 as a consultant. My work there involved developing software for cluster analysis of molecular simulation data."

Person You Work For 3.3 / 5 People You Work With 3.3 / 5 Work Setting 3.3 / 5
Support You Get 3.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.3 / 5
Company Culture 3.3 / 5 Way You Work 3.3 / 5
Technical Service Specialist
in South San Francisco, CA

What do you like about working at Elan?

"The dynamic culture and nature of work where everything can change in a moments notice. Also the people I had the pleasure of working with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company is shutting down end of this year. But if it was not, I would say be yourself."

What don't you like about working at Elan?

"The ISO policy which deters you from doing the actual work. Instead, you're doing more documentation of the work. Also the disconnection of the IT leadership team in decision making."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Put more value in your team in decision making of matters that involves them and immediately impacts."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Manager
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Regional Director of Operations
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5

Average Elan Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $4
2013 $3
Senior Administrative Assistant
in San Diego, CA
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3.9 / 5
Hospital Representative
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.1 / 5
Company Culture 4.2 / 5 Way You Work 4.5 / 5
Senior Administrative Assistant
in San Diego, CA

"This is a horrible company."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.7 / 5
Company Culture 1.4 / 5 Way You Work 1.1 / 5
Executive Sales Specialist
in Denver, CO

"Good company."

Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Senior Validation Engineer
in South San Francisco, CA

"Elan was a good place to work."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior District Sales Manager
in Atlanta, GA
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Production Supervisor
in San Diego, CA
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.2 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.6 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Project Manager

"The project was challenging, the support of co-workers was great."

Project Coordinator
in San Diego, CA

"a good example for all business"

What do you like about working at Elan?

"positive work envrionment. excellent manager, directors. wonderful people to work with."

What don't you like about working at Elan?

"too many layoffs due to changes in the marketplace."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"better planning, objectives and execution"

Receptionist
in La Jolla, CA

"Awesome"

What do you like about working at Elan?

"Elan was an exceptional place to work. We were spoiled. The people were first class and offered a highly professional and personal work environment. I truly enjoyed going to work everyday even though I was not a fancy scientist or doctor. As a receptionist I was treated with respect and overall my experience was that of joy and fulfillment...."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be yourself and shine shine shine!"

What don't you like about working at Elan?

"Actually there was nothing I did not like. I made many friends and was very comfortable in my position."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Just keep up your brilliant work!"

SAP Systems Analyst
in South San Francisco, CA

What do you like about working at Elan?

"I have the opportunity to learn in more areas in this smaller company."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The IT group are a good and hardworking team, they will appreciate the same from you."

What don't you like about working at Elan?

"My brief experience there shows that the employee turnover is quite high"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better business and workforce planning. A lot of people got RIF shortly (less than 1/2 yr) after working there."

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