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Janssen Reviews

Updated February 18, 2017
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  • Work life balance can be difficult at times (in 12 reviews)

  • The ' credo' values of J&J are spoken of, but have mostly disappeared in recent years unfortunately (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Janssen Alzheimer's Immunotherapy is a great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great people. Ambitious and beneficial goals.

    Cons

    Part of big pharma makes getting some things done difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work. Get those products to market.


  2. "Have experienced professional growth and personal satisfaction in my position."

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Passionate employees who are committed to advancing new Alzheimer therapies for patients and their caregivers. Management that cares about employees. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    The only downside would be the types of things you find at any employer: employees who are never satisfied, politics between department managers, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Janssen AI is fortunate to have many employees who are committed to advancing new Alzheimer therapies for patients and their carevigers. These employees are hard working and passionate about their jobs. Advice would be to do everything you can to retain them.


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    "Great company, good quality leadership!"

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    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Palm Springs, CA
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Palm Springs, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Janssen full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good leadership and company character.

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities cana be a little bit political.


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  5. "Janssen is a strong company with lots of opportunities."

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    Former Employee - Brand Management in Titusville, NJ
    Former Employee - Brand Management in Titusville, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Given significant responsibility in junior positions and freedom to succeed. Also, provided plenty of resources and additional training both at Janssen and J&J.

    Cons

    If you did not work your way up through sales you will need to work extra hard to understand the sales environment. Many brand managers and Sr. management started in pharma sales.


  6. "Career Maker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    People
    Cooperative Working Environment
    Challenging but achievable timelines (usually)
    Excellent compensation and recognition

    Cons

    Decision making and flip-flops
    Sometimes overly-aggressive timelines detriment to work-life balance


  7. "Best Company I've Ever Worked For"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great collaboration spirit between coworkers and department.
    Human Resources is proactive in preventing personnel issues.
    Culture centers around J&J Credo.
    Great training.
    Generous with milestone payments and bonuses.
    Great incentive programs to achieve goals.

    Cons

    Compared to previous places I've worked, there are no cons.

    Advice to Management

    Some managers need to be more aware of what their direct reports are doing.


  8. "Great place to work"

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

    I worked at Janssen full-time

    Pros

    International and innovative Environment where is great it work. I have had a great work experience changing different roles

    Cons

    No specific cons to be highlighted. The organization is probably too much complex. The management is not having a alligned vision


  9. "Senior District Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A Johnson & Johnson Company

    Cons

    I have no cons about working with Janssen


  10. "Great work life balance, good business with strong pipeline, great parent brand"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager
    Current Employee - Product Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Janssen full-time

    Pros

    Great mobility of career - not only in pharma but in other J&J sectors like device and consumer, credo driven culture, people to people business, good work-life balance including summer fridays and general cultural respect for family time.

    Cons

    NJ/PA centric location, management does have in-club which is motivating for great performers but can be less motivating for folks on the other side.


  11. "Wonderfully exciting."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great family environment for new people

    Cons

    Lots of red tape when dealing with management



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