- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
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Great organization with a lot of opportunities for those who want it. The total compensation package is impressive.
Oncology sales specialist salaries do not compare to the industry standard. Benchmarking results are incorrect. Leadership will not adjust and it has been tough to recruit talent. Additionally, we have lost quality employees due to salary inconsistencies. There is a lot of red tape and management layers and it's difficult to figure out who has decision making power.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day – interviewed at Novartis (Newark, NJ).
Meeting with HR, hiring managers from different stat department, do presentation finally. The interview lasts for whole day. You have to meat these people one by one. In general, they will ask what you's what working experience, what's your interest. They introduced their company, the function of different department to see whether you are interested in their company and which department you like to work. You are going to have a lunch with interviewers. In the afternoon, you will give a presentation about your work.
- The questions are not hard. Answer Question
Although it's based in neutral Switzerland, Novartis has been aggressive in attacking illnesses on multiple fronts, including pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and consumer health. Its largest division, Pharmaceuticals, develops and manufactures prescription drugs for blood pressure, cancer, and other ailments. Novartis' Sandoz subsidiary produces generic drugs and active pharmaceutical ingredients, while the Vaccine and Diagnostics segment makes immune health and blood-screening tools. Its Alcon division makes ophthalmic drugs, surgery systems, and contact lenses. The Consumer...