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AstraZeneca Overview

Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1913
Company - Public (AZN)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$10+ billion (USD) per year

AstraZeneca Reviews

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    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    very systematic and humanity company

    Cons

    very high insensitive schedule stressful

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AstraZeneca Photos

AstraZeneca photo of: New AstraZeneca Headquarters in Cambridge, UK
AstraZeneca photo of: Class of 2017 Global Graduates
AstraZeneca photo of: North West Apprenticeship Fundraising
AstraZeneca photo of: Halloween
AstraZeneca photo of: IMED Science Awards
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AstraZeneca Interviews

Experience

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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at AstraZeneca in November 2011.

    Interview

    An out-sourced employment coordinator contacted me to schedule an interview. After meeting with him, the next phase of the process was a panel interview where four managers interviewed me. Two of the managers asked behavioral questions, based on past experiences. The other two managers appeared to be inexperienced at interviewing and had no follow-up questions. The managers appeared to disagree as to the next steps, the qualifications of the individuals they were searching for, etc.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you didn't have the information necessary to do your job. How did you go about getting it?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    If you have similar experience, ask about additional vacation policy; inquire about hiring bonus. Otherwise, nothing unusual.

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AstraZeneca Awards & Accolades

  • The UK's 50 Most InDemand Employers, LinkedIn, 2014
  • 100 Best Companies, Working Mother Magazine, 2014
  • Top 100 Ideal Employer USA (Natural Sciences), Universum, 2012
  • Graduate Employer of the Year Award for the Scientific Business Sector, TargetJobs, 2013
  • Best of the Best List, Professional Woman’s Magazine, 2013
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