Novartis
3.4 of 5 202 reviews
www.novartis.com Basel, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

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Too much politics

Director (Current Employee)
Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Novartis

Prosyou get to meet great people, establish professional network

Consthere is way too much politics, decisions are made by senior management with very little transparency

Advice to Senior Managementfocus more on the end goal which is to develop medicine that cures diseases, less on your personal bonus packages

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


Pros: The comp package is quite good, but expect to work… Cons: The politics are overwhelming, so be prepared to wade through the mire of red tape. The corporate… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to the employees. Open workspace isn't the answer to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Good company to work for.

Research Investigator (Current Employee)
Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Novartis


Pros: Great benefits and compensation. Very transparent communication from upper management. Great internal education programs. The company… Cons: Favoritism during promotion. Many initiatives but not clear finish to them. Complicated corporate structure so feels like… Advice to Senior Management: Pay more attention to people's career development. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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