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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 98 Eli Lilly and Co. Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.3
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
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Executive Director
in Indianapolis, IN

"Lilly is an absolutely horrible Place to Work - Please work elsewhere and enjoy life."

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Nothing at Lilly is worth liking. It is a vanilla organization where they despise uniqueness."

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

"Do yourself and everyone you know a favor and don't interview here. There are plenty of other places to work."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Everything beginning with their homogeneous thinking. They reward silent zombies. Stepford wives is a beginning at what it is like to work there."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should all quit. They would never survive in a real job. Pack up the tent and save civilization."

Associate Consultant

"Downsizing a lot and I am concerned with the direction being taken with new reorg."

Senior IT Analyst

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

"Make sure you know who the hiring manager is, they wil be the ones with most pointed questions, but it is immenently doable."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"No questions or suggestions for management in place now. They all know what to do."

Eli Lilly and Co. Employee

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"The challenges and interesting opportunities."

Senior Application Support Analyst

"The IT section of ElI Lilly is not the best place if you want to be spot on the latest technologies. It offers good opportunities if you know the technology right when they need it; If you wish to nest in one place and don't really mind about acquiring new knowledge if not once or twice a year; career opportunities are simply insufficient, at least in the IT sector. On the other hand, it offers quite good job security."

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"My colleagues."

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

"Dress up sharply, never look like you have no idea what they are talking about (most of the times they do not know either), act like what you have always wanted was to work for them."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"The fact that a good idea needs to be estimated 400K times and by the time it is approved, there is no more need for it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Look around you ! There are tons of ways of working out to reach your goal: you do not have to reinvent the wheel every time!"

Sales Representative

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Family ambiance, training, career opportunities, the people, the history of the company."

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

"Be yourself."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"There was not much I didn't like."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Allow employees to develop their own sailing styles."

Senior Systems Analyst

"One of the best places I have ever worked!"

District Manager
in Plainview, NY

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Managing reps."

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

"They expect a lot of you and you work really hard--harder than the hiring company."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"That it was contract sales---you are always afraid that the contract would end. Thereby, become unemployed."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Take care of those employees that get the job done."

National Account Executive
in Indianapolis, IN

"Lilly does not fire or downsize. They realign territories and offer to move you. They count on many that do not want to relocate as their way of cutting."

Lab Technician
in Indianapolis, IN

"Great place to work for."

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Great job for the money."

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

"Know your stuff."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Minimal time for new job searches."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Save jobs."

Senior Software Engineer

"ElI Lilly is a good place to work if you are interested in drug manufacturing. Lot of learning is there."

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"It is one of the good places to work."

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

"Focus on your technical knowledge."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"No reason for this, actually I liked Eli Lilly too."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus on giving some training to resources on chemicals and drugs, as most of the time we had to deal with these while designing."

Engineering Technician
in Indianapolis, IN

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Various tasks and opportunities."

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

"Be honest in all your dealings and especially with the FDA during audits."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Approximately 400 Jobs were cut in 2008 and another 5,500 jobs have been announced to be cut in 2010."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Introduce new medicines based upon remedies found in natural plants especially that grow in the Amazon region of South America."

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

"Need to support employees better."

Micro Computer Consultant
in Indianapolis, IN

"I experienced an amazing opportunity for growth and learning at Eli Lilly."

What do you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"Job diversity."

What don't you like about working at Eli Lilly and Co.?

"IT had become more stratified."

Health Care Professional
in Cherry Hills Village, CO

"Stifling corporate stench; stay away."

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