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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated May 4, 2017
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  • Work-life balance may be an issue - the pace is very high (in 40 reviews)

  • No work life balance and lack of promotion opportunity (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    tried to promote a good job environment

    Cons

    No new medicines in the pipeline


  2. "Feels like an IT firm despite being a pharmaceutical"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A culture that lets you innovate and excellent benefits

    Cons

    Performance Measurable can be tricky and the best work can be treated as mediocre


  3. "Associate Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Caring, Communicative, Opportunistic, Enthusiastic, Ethical

    Cons

    Too few people to do the jobs that need to be done

    Advice to Management

    Keep the course


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  5. "Pharma Rep in Brooklyn, NY"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Company car, company benefits such as lunch and gas allowances, ability to hit commission targets

    Cons

    Working alone for most of the day, difficult to become manager until you hit >5 yrs experience in sales


  6. "Automation Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in East Hanover, NJ
    Current Employee - Automation Engineer in East Hanover, NJ

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The Best company and gave me more experience

    Cons

    i can't see any downside in Novartis pharma


  7. "Novartis Ratings"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Computer Occupations, All Other in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Computer Occupations, All Other in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Place to work when you do not fall into a health problem.

    Cons

    Don't give ample time for return to work they terminate your job.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to other members on staff before me.


  8. "Pharma Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Irvington, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Irvington, NJ

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

    Pros

    work/life balance. . .great company

    Cons

    salary can be challenging in spite of years of experience


  9. "good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Hanover, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Hanover, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good environment for working.....overall rating is best

    Cons

    it dont have any cons other than we get them.

    Advice to Management

    its best management for the person working whole heartedly.


  10. "Awesome place to work"

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    Former Employee - HVAC Mechanic/Multi Skilled Craft Worker in Stone Ridge, NY
    Former Employee - HVAC Mechanic/Multi Skilled Craft Worker in Stone Ridge, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people with positive attitudes

    Cons

    Sorry the place closed at Suffern location

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work and reopen Suffern plant


  11. "I work with MS patients and HCPs"

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    Current Employee - Patient Services Liaison in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Patient Services Liaison in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They are patient focused company that puts the patient and customer service At the heart of everything they do. The company strives for excellence.

    Cons

    They are a large company, so you have to work very hard to make sure you make a great impression.

    Advice to Management

    None


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