Novartis Pharmaceuticals

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated September 22, 2014
Updated September 22, 2014
490 Reviews
3.5
490 Reviews
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Novartis Pharmaceuticals President André Wyss
André Wyss
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance with many activities for company bonding (in 36 reviews)

  • good company with good benefits (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Work load is just too much and there is absolutely no work life balance at all (in 24 reviews)

  • No work life balance and lack of promotion opportunity (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Changing Industry

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    Current Employee - Executive Sales Consultant  in  Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Executive Sales Consultant in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    A great company over the years

    Cons

    Limited pipeline and products in primary care

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    basic

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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant  in  West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in West Palm Beach, FL

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    money / benefit good / Good pipline

    Cons

    many changes/ work life balance lack of motivators

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Constantly undergoing change

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    People are nice... but not sure if all are genuine. Employees have lot of perks in the office.

    Cons

    Very unstable. It's not always about who can do the work but who can be the most politically savvy.

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  5.  

    Disappointing 2013.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hard work equals Great Bonus

    Cons

    Weak Pipe line and Structure

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Good years but it is time to move on to a better opportunity.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Good local management in midwest.

    Cons

    General Meds has no pipeline.

  7.  

    sales

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    competitive salaries,good work-life balance,salespeople can achieve realistic goals

    Cons

    frequent layoffs,more specialty products,large territories,strict compliance policies

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good Company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Pay well, good benefits, good severance

    Cons

    Declining industry with fewer job offers

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Transplant Division

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    Former Employee - Executive Transplant Acct Manager
    Former Employee - Executive Transplant Acct Manager

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Forward thinking, positive environment, great research

    Cons

    Downsizing of organization without good opportunity to obtain other positions within the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do fewer reductions. Work harder to allow downsized employees first shot at other division opportunities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    compensation, brand is strong, great company

    Cons

    layoffs abound all the time, low access

  11.  

    Novartis

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    None that I can think of at this time.

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