Johnson & Johnson Reviews

Updated August 15, 2015
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Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky
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Pros
  • Work life balance Great products (in 140 reviews)

  • Opportunity to move about different companies within J&J (in 125 reviews)

Cons
  • There is not much of work life balance (in 59 reviews)

  • Mid level managers in J&J are afraid to challenge status quo (in 88 reviews)

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  1. Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience, helped me become more marketable

    Cons

    Not very exciting or "sexy" place to work


  2. Good benefits and pay, very bureaucratic

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    Current Employee - Digital Product Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Digital Product Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Great pay -Family and work-life balance oriented -Company Credo

    Cons

    -Decentralized, fragmented, archaic organization -Bureaucracy and politics are inevitable -People are more interested in their career advancement than well being of their teams -Lack of accountability

    Advice to Management

    Be more willing to change old organizational norms in order to move forward as a company and improve employee retention.


  3. Health System Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salary, great benefits, lots of resources, many opportunities, ability to cross pollinate from companies within JNJ, great products

    Cons

    Stagnant, too big for their own good, two many layers, difficult to innovate and evolve. First line managers focused on activity vs results.


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  5. Great

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This job has good pay

    Cons

    this job has Bad hours

    Advice to Management

    Don't miss work


  6. Great Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, loved the people

    Cons

    Felt that I occasionally got lost in the system

    Advice to Management

    Get to know the people below you better


  7. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work, cares about employees

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Design Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Amazing benefits, good growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Hard to get things done, lots of corporate speak. Decisions take a very long time.

    Advice to Management

    Empower your leaders to make quick, efficient decisions.


  8. Helpful (2)

    Phenomenal place to learn, grow and develop. Be respected, valued and challenged every day of the week.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Culture of engagement and development. Great total compensation package, including full live for life, health and wellness offerings

    Cons

    slow decision making culture...sometimes too friendly environment prevents direct feedback and difficult conversations in the moment.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Horrible place to work for

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    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are not any pros of working here!

    Cons

    Has you working like a slave for pennies

    Advice to Management

    STOP TREATING YOUR EMPLOYEES LIKE GARBAGE


  10. Amazing, great family

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time

    Pros

    Decisions are made guided by the Credo Family culture Great people

    Cons

    Long working hours Training should be done more frequently

    Advice to Management

    Help solve the complexities at the ground level


  11. It was a fun job with a lot of perks

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The perks. It was a very easy job

    Cons

    It was going nowhere. Fast



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