Novo Nordisk

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Great company to work for, quick growing.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Systems and Data Management Associate in Plainsboro, NJ
Current Employee - Systems and Data Management Associate in Plainsboro, NJ

I have been working at Novo Nordisk as a contractor (more than a year)

Pros

Great employees, great environment, good benefits for full time employees, flexible hours, understanding staff, environment helps to succeed, major growth room

Cons

Too many temp/contracted (contingent) workers, need to hire more full time employees to expand instead of adding more contingent positions

Advice to ManagementAdvice

hire more full time employees to expand instead of adding more contingent positions

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    In the beginning it was great.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Princeton, NJ

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    When I first started there, when Martin Soeters was President, it was fantastic. I completely fed into company culture hype and, at the time, it was a great place to work. When Jurek took over though, things changed. Your experience there will depend greatly on your manager and your department. It is highly competitive now... probably because of the "best places to work" designation. So, if you are not the type to knock your coworkers down and climb over their backs to get ahead, this is probably not the place for you.

    Salaries are also considerably lower than industry standards.

    Cons

    HR spends a ton of money to be listed as one of the Best Places to Work, but doesn't necessarily make sure they deserve to be there.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Not the happy company they claim to be.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Medical Director
    Current Employee - Senior Medical Director

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The compensation is excellent, benefits are good, many smart people working there. It really helps if you're Danish

    Cons

    In my personal experience they all too frequently hire individuals who routinely flout what are touted as core company principles. Those who speak out about this then get to confront the same HR personnel who made the dubious hiring decision(s) in the first place. Turnover is therefore high even by Pharma standards.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look in the mirror.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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