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Janssen Research & Development Reviews

Updated Oct 11, 2017

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Found 49 reviews

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Janssen Research & Development CEO Alex Gorsky
Alex Gorsky
5 Ratings
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  • "Poor work-life balance in management roles but much better in non-management positions(in 3 reviews)

  • "I find it a bit difficult to move around with in the company(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "great company"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Owner by j&j .pipeline better than most...many divisions

      Cons

      Lange company ...not responsive ti employee concerns...Many poor managers...

      Janssen Research & Development2016-10-19
    • "Slow and steady"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time

      Pros

      The salary and benefits are decent. The people are nice.

      Cons

      Rigid boundaries in matrix organization. Conservative business approach. Unmotivated workers. Innovation comes from acquisitions; not generated internally.

      Advice to Management

      Greater cross-functional training opportunities.

      Janssen Research & Development2017-10-11
    • "Associate Director"

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      Current Employee - Associate Director in Spring House, PA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Excellent co-worker. wonderful drive and creativity

      Cons

      rotating management can result in changing goals

      Advice to Management

      establish clear strategic goals

      Janssen Research & Development2017-01-28
    • "Training Ops"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Janssen Research & Development

      Pros

      Good work life balance recognition

      Cons

      easier to get promotion when coming from outside

      Janssen Research & Development2017-01-23
    • Helpful (1)

      "Good and stable work but little room for growth"

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      Current Employee - Contracts and Grants Analyst in Raleigh, NC
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Working remotely Flexible schedule Good managers Lots of people to ask questions of when your unsure The job itself is enjoyable

      Cons

      No room for growth Changes are constantly being made to established processes. This causes delays and confusion. There are no other issues.

      Advice to Management

      There needs to be a concerted effort to make sure people can grow in the company because right now it feels like a dead end

      Janssen Research & Development2017-01-18
    • Helpful (1)

      "Working at Janssen (J&J)"

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      Current Employee - Principal Scientist in San Diego, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      good pay and good benefits

      Cons

      convoluted reporting structure; lots of politics; few/minimal internal career opportunities; not a very collaborative environment

      Advice to Management

      Drop the politics and focus on your workforce again; employees need to feel welcome and appreciated; they want to know they matter

      Janssen Research & Development2017-01-12
    • "Intern at Jannsen Pharmaceuticals"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      good way to learn new things in Clinical Industry

      Cons

      No full time oppurtunity later

      Janssen Research & Development2016-12-28
    • "JNJ"

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      Current Employee - Scientist in San Diego, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Very collaborative and friendly environment.

      Cons

      Large company bureaucracy sometimes slows things down.

      Advice to Management

      None.

      Janssen Research & Development2016-12-01
    • "Biostatistician Intern"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Janssen Research & Development

        Pros

        Great experience! Great work life balance!

        Cons

        I'm very satisfied with my internship.

        Janssen Research & Development2016-10-17
      • Helpful (1)

        "Excellent Company"

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        Former Employee - Middle Management 
        Recommends

        I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        - Family friendly policies - Competitive salaries - Room to climb the ladder - Culture and values are the best I've found amongst big pharma companies

        Cons

        - Poor work-life balance in management roles but much better in non-management positions

        Advice to Management

        None

        Janssen Research & Development2016-10-06
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