I have been working at Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation full-time (More than 10 years)
Great people, amazing culture
Very few promotions
Bureaucracy creeping in
Budget constrains hinder work
Advice to Management
Emphasize rewarding great people. Fight for a better budget specifically to be able to keep your best people here and happy.
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation.
Applied through website, after few weeks, I got a phone call from hiring manager and have phone interview about 40min. At the end of the phone interview, he asked for web interview. We have 50min web-seminar and ~20min of Q & A. After web-seminar, Hiring Manager called me back and asked for the onsite interview. However, after the web-seminar, I didn't hear back about 3weeks. I sent follow-up email and he responded quickly. But one week later, he sent short email that the position is closed.
Although I didn't get the offer and the case was closed in the middle of the process, Hiring manager and other members of the team were really gentle and nice. Also, Hiring manager responded promptly which was very nice for job-seeker. I felt San Diego's sunny and nice weather from their attitude. :)
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