Novartis
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www.novartis.com Basel, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

Novartis Reviews in East Hanover, NJ

Updated Jan 6, 2014
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3.0 9 reviews

                             

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Novartis CEO Joseph (Joe) Jimenez Jr.

Joseph (Joe) Jimenez Jr.

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Oncology US Medical Affairs Interview Experience

Associate Director (Former Employee)
East Hanover, NJ

I worked at Novartis full-time for more than a year

ProsGood food during interview and delicious fruited water in visitor center

ConsYou need to be a female and not born in the US to get a job in Novartis oncology. They see testosterone as a compliance risk. Bonus if Indian or pakistanian

Advice to Senior ManagementHire white males

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Scientist with 6 years experience

Scientist (Current Employee)
East Hanover, NJ

I have been working at Novartis full-time for more than 5 years

ProsClose to home and good benifit

ConsInprove performance review system and life/work balance

Advice to Senior Managementimprove poor management

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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The Land of CYA

Director (Former Employee)
East Hanover, NJ

I worked at Novartis

ProsThe comp package is quite good, but expect to work hard to keep it.

ConsThe politics are overwhelming, so be prepared to wade through the mire of red tape.
The corporate motto may be "Caring and Curing" but the actuality is "make your numbers or your fired."

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the employees. Open workspace isn't the answer to becoming a great company.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Keep your resume updated.

Corporate Drone (Former Employee)
East Hanover, NJ

I worked at Novartis

ProsNVS provides great benefits and the tradeable options are great in this economy.

ConsDespite what Senior Management say, the culture is "make your numbers or you're fired."
Lousy severance package.

Advice to Senior ManagementStart listening to what your employees are saying rather than what you THINK they're saying.

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