Janssen

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Janssen Reviews

Updated 14 December, 2014
Updated 14 December, 2014
42 Reviews
4.2
42 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great summer experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Intern in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Marketing Intern in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Janssen as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Awesome work-life balance, very positive learning environment. The people I did work closely with were outstanding people and very smart. I learned so much during my placement and would highly recommend it. It's a very successful company and difficult to get in, so if you do get in you should take advantage.

    Cons

    My intern experience was poorer than most at the company. I was close with a lot of interns and they were given adequate responsibility and included in many meetings and activities. I felt like an outsider most of my time there, with my hiring manager being quite poor at following our progress or even delegating us work. A lot of time was spent trying to figure out what to do with ourselves.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Janssen as a contractor

    Pros

    Great life-work balance at this company

    Cons

    Difficult to full time employment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Sale manger of Incivo (Telaprevir )

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - District Sales Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - District Sales Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Janssen full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    To work in a challenging position, where I can deploy my skills in an optimal way thereby enhancing my potential and contributing towards the Organizational growth.

    Cons

    at Janssen we keep getting out of stock , because of bad placing of order ,which is disaster for a sale of products

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doctors belongs to one of this categories :
    1.Academic , they need to be convince regarding quality of medicine
    2.personal , they like to talk about personal issue ,weather , any thing but medicine
    3.University lecturer ,they think they know better than u , u should keep giving them compliment with their knowledge
    4.gift oriented doctors , they only looking for gift and congress trip abroad
    medical reps should analysis doctors and behave accordingly for the best result

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to be.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Janssen full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Open communication, strives to be innovative, good work/life balance with many initiatives.

    Cons

    Sometimes complacent. Ups and downs in pharma in general.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Wider acceptance to work from their home-office.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Might be good again

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Janssen

    Pros

    Access to Johnson and Johnson products at very low cost; when company was doing well, better opportunities for advancement, recent cutbacks have kept people in limbo selling lots of products.

    Cons

    Management clearly has its favourites with a small group of people and unqualified MBAs moving from position to position without proving themselves along the way. Some good people in management, too, but overall lacking vision and knowing how to treat employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start listening to employees, compare yourself to other companies and their selling styles. It's time to get back to basics because things were running more smoothly 7 years ago.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great Coaching, Stability, Promoting Posibilities and Good Wages

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Madrid (Spain)

    I have been working at Janssen full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Part of working in Janssen is:
    Stability
    Coaching
    Promoting Posiblities
    Bonus
    Rename

    Cons

    The bad part of working in Janssen Might Be:
    Exigence
    Hours Per Day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it just like that.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Co-op

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Co-Op
    Current Employee - Co-Op

    I have been working at Janssen as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people, culture and facilities!

    Cons

    - They could improve on communication and training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company with great people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Marketing in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I have been working at Janssen full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    people, work environment, personal growth

    Cons

    Talent development could be better

    Recommends
  10.  

    Employees Not Valued

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Janssen (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you can get one of the increasingly rare FTE positions, pay is good, the people are fabulous, the work is interesting.

    Cons

    Janssen, like all J&J companies, has a weird habit of systematically devaluing current FTEs. Cubes are shifted around to be smaller, work flow is interrupted regularly by reorgs, current FTEs are pushed down in the hierarchy as new people are placed on the top. They've removed all actual workers, most mangers and are now shaving off Directors, leaving Janssen as a holding company with VPs and above and contractors doing most of the work. As employees reach their 50s or get close to vesting, they should expect to be reorged around and their job disappeared.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You hire the best, stop wasting their expertise in tax-oriented reorgs. Give them the resources and support they need and J&J might last into the end of the 21st century. Stop talking about the Credo, you don't mean a word of it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    A good introduction to the pharmaceutical industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Trainee in Leiden (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - Trainee in Leiden (Netherlands)

    I worked at Janssen as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    You have the opportunity to have real input in the job you do. People appreciate your work and encourage you in doing it well.

    Cons

    It is a very slow moving work culture. It takes a while before anything gets done. The leadership can be well when you can get along with your manager.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My suggestion is to involve trainees in the processes they are working for.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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