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Johnson & Johnson Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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  • and sometimes the work/life balance isn't good (in 131 reviews)

  • Once used to J&J style of working, can get adjusted to other company's style of working bery easily (in 156 reviews)

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  1. "Finance"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities to partner outside of finance on special projects

    Cons

    Lots of brown nosing to get ahead. There has been a shift in culture due to new hiring practices.


  2. "analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time

    Pros

    good benefits and work/life balance depending on your manager

    Cons

    politics politics politics, also expect to be told youre ready for promotion but no one actually promotes you because HR overcomplicates it

    Advice to Management

    get rid of the top-heavy org and reward those who do the work

  3. "No opportunity for growth. Management is very narrow minded and doesnt value its employees."

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Monument, CO
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Monument, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Paid time off, job security, non labor intensive, set schedule, weekends off.

    Cons

    Lower than average pay, no advancement or growth opportunity, favoritism, large corporate mentality, boring, repetitive, very small raises once annually.

    Advice to Management

    Competitive pay and career growth opportunities


  4. "2000 to 2010 job"

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    Former Employee - IT Technician in Cayey, PR
    Former Employee - IT Technician in Cayey, PR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good area to work, great personel

    Cons

    unstable company ony gives contract to most of the employees


  5. "Contractors"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson as a contractor

    Pros

    It's a wonderful place to work, but sadly they have many, many contractors who do the work of full-time employees, but get none of the benefits.

    Cons

    It's tough being a forever contractor.

    Advice to Management

    Create headcount to replace the constant flow of contractors who are used like FTEs.


  6. "Tax intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson as an intern

    Pros

    exposure to different types of projects

    Cons

    paid little attention to interns, supervisor rude and already develops favorites


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Black Hole"

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    Current Contractor - Consultant in New Brunswick, NJ
    Current Contractor - Consultant in New Brunswick, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Casual work environment, decent compensation

    Cons

    Immense company with many different divisions and organizations. Impossible to get anything done in this company

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Reputation in News Isn't Everything"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in New Brunswick, NJ
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in New Brunswick, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    At first this was a great company to work for. Good benefits

    Cons

    Then as time pass, everything started to come to light. Management only promotes based upon whom they like

    Advice to Management

    Promote qualified people instead of people within the FDLP program.


  9. "Finance co-op"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    pays very well compared to other co-op opportunities

    Cons

    very boring, highly based in accountancy


  10. "Unstable as a contract employee"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson as a contractor

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers
    Professional environment
    Nice office building

    Cons

    As a contract worker you are pretty disposable
    I was told one thing in terms of how long I would be here and then at the end of the first week that time frame was reduced significantly


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