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Novo Nordisk Reviews

Updated April 22, 2018
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Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
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  • might affect work/life balance depending on your overseas partner (in 40 reviews)

  • becoming big pharma with some of the negatives of periodic restructuring layoffs (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Sales representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance is great

    Cons

    Little movement up the ranks


  2. "Decent company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, solid life work balance

    Cons

    Management at top is closed minded

  3. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Roanoke, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Roanoke, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Saleries are competitive and great culture

    Cons

    No real ability to move within this company Promotions are made from outside the company

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture and career path ahead

    Cons

    Not having an office in miami area


  5. "Sales Position"

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    Former Employee - Senior Diabetes Care Specialist
    Former Employee - Senior Diabetes Care Specialist

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Rich history. Good products.. Good pay.

    Cons

    Poor management. Promotes from within usually. Promotions from field trainer to manager are standard, no matter how qualified the person is. My manager was incompetent.

    Advice to Management

    Directors need to oversee managers better.


  6. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Solid Company with great products & outlook for launches

    Cons

    Old boys club in US, Danes still run the show; its about who you know that will take care of you; NNI still operates like its 2000's pharma vs. today's pharma - e.g. pod system, calls/day & R&F, increase prices to offset shrinking margins to keep investors happy; Lots of talk about the "NNI Way" - but doesn't fit the culture that I have seen - only in times of need.

    Advice to Management

    See above - need to be more diverse than diabetes and more than just yearly price increases; external talent vs. silo thinking from the same ones is a good thing; No need for Area Directors if silo, plus the shelf life for new thought with RBD's has expired for a lot of them!


  7. "Diabetes Changes"

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    Former Employee - Diabetes Care Specialist
    Former Employee - Diabetes Care Specialist
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Compensation is industry leader, rich history, pipeline

    Cons

    Lots of top-level management changes, reoccurring territory shifts

    Advice to Management

    Get back to selling and understand customer consistency is key

  8. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Diabetes Care Specialist
    Former Employee - Diabetes Care Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great products, great employee benefits

    Cons

    Limited opportunities to move up


  9. "Dcs"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Great money and good benefits

    Cons

    Don’t care about you


  10. "just a number"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Boise, ID
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Boise, ID
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great benefits, great products and future

    Cons

    micromanagement. they will cut you no matter how well you do.

    Advice to Management

    loyalty should mean something.


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