Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached
millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
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“Our strong culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful mission – to serve patients and are guided by our Amgen Values to trust and respect one another, recognize contributions, and to embed collaboration, inclusion and a sense of belonging in all that we do. More than ever, reinventing and reimagining what work may look like and the nature of the workplace for the foreseeable future will be key for Amgen in attracting and retaining the best talents. Amgen is proud to be recognized for the second year running with both the Great Place to Work® and Great Place to Learn® awards. This is a positive affirmation that we are on the right track in creating a progressive workplace that unlocks the best in our people. Sustaining our efforts as a Great Place to Work® will be crucial as we continue to groom a future-ready and diverse workforce in the midst of accelerating digital transformation and emerging technologies now reshaping our post-COVID world.”
– Emily Razaqi, Vice President, Amgen Singapore Manufacturing
“Amgen not only takes pride in being an industry-leading, family-friendly place to work but also in building a relevant and agile workforce that consistently empowers our talents to achieve their career aspirations. We continue to lead new ways to enhance innovations in our workplace culture to grow as a leading global enterprise and to deliver medicines for patients. By providing a supportive, diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and included, we are able to create a vibrant workplace that brings out the best in our talents. Amgen is proud to play an integral role in sustaining this positive work culture, to champion employees’ skills development and to build a lifelong learning workplace culture in alignment with Singapore’s national agenda.”
– Jessica Simpson, Human Resources Director, Amgen Singapore Manufacturing
“Amgen has done extremely well in rendering extensive support to staff, be it for our regular or contingent staff. The leadership have been engaging and quick to respond to changes during the COVID pandemic in ensuring that staff safety and welfare remains the top priority. During these tough times, Amgen takes care of its staff and their families. This shows we are been taken care of as a family and not just an employee. I am very grateful and appreciative of what Amgen has done.“
– Amgen Employee
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To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.
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The Best Workplaces in Asia List
Great Place to Work® identifies the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asian and Middle Eastern regions with the publication of the annual Best Workplaces in Asia list. The list recognizes companies in three size categories:
To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in the region, which includes Greater China (covering China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), India, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and UAE. For the 2021 Asia List, companies ranked on the national list in the Philippines will also be included. Multinational organizations must meet the following requirements:
Multinationals also receive additional credit for their efforts to successfully create an excellent workplace culture in multiple countries in the region. The data used in the calculation of the regional list comes from national lists published in 2019 and early 2020.