Novartis - Great place for science, most of the time | Glassdoor
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"Great place for science, most of the time"

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Current Employee - Scientific Associate II in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Scientific Associate II in Cambridge, MA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great budget so you can do the research without worrying too much about costs, relatively academic feel and there is always the option to do side projects as long as it doesn't interfere with your main work, good compensation

Cons

Contract work can be frustrating as you never really know what's going to come of it, large company which tends to cause problems related to bureaucratic functions

Advice to Management

Try to make the employee vetting process a little more transparent for the contract employees, more communication with all levels of employees

Other Employee Reviews for Novartis

  1. "The company needs to motivate its employees."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The company is a good stepping stone. Collaboration across departments is commendable. The company has a good bunch of scientists.

    Cons

    A lack of motivation, compensation and teamwork is rampant. The company needs not better scientists, but better managers who are good scientists.

    Advice to Management

    A lack of motivation, compensation and teamwork is rampant. The company needs not better scientists, but better managers who are good scientists.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "No growth or development"

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    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Manager in Florham Park, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Manager in Florham Park, NJ
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits and a good pipeline. They have a work from home policy and flex-time. Free gym and the on-site health care is great.

    Cons

    No job growth, limited career development. Promises of promotions, and then they don't go through when the time comes. Lack of training or definitive policies. Each team does the same task different ways. Poor management.

    Advice to Management

    LISTEN to your people. Communicate with them- ask them what they need to make their job better. Appreciate and respect your people and reward them for a job well-done!

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