Johnson & Johnson Reviews

Updated 19 September, 2014
Updated 19 September, 2014
1,368 Reviews
3.8
1,368 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Campus is beautiful; work/life balance policies good; company store very convenient (in 123 reviews)

  • I was very excited to gain employment with J&J because it is a highly coveted company (in 111 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is not great and we seem chronically understaffed (in 55 reviews)

  • In consumer sector what ever Walmart wants is what J&J will do even at a lose (in 82 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good company - Great culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager  in  Markham, ON
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Markham, ON

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great culture, competitive salary, other intangible benefits like flexible hours

    Cons

    too focused on on explaining past results vs looking to the future

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus more on creating value vs counting it

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company, getting too big.

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Sales Director  in  Markham, ON
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Markham, ON

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great heritage brands. People have been fantastic

    Cons

    Far greater efforts required to push decisions through a large matrix org.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    good company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson

    Pros

    nice team, good boss, ok pay

    Cons

    hard to work cross function

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  5.  

    They are cool

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager  in  Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    I think what attracts me the most about marketing is the dynamic aspect of the role, that allows me to be both analytical and creative. I really enjoy working in a team environment and I love to challenge myself with making difficult decisions.

    Cons

    I think what attracts me the most about marketing is the dynamic aspect of the role, that allows me to be both analytical and creative. I really enjoy working in a team environment and I love to challenge myself with making difficult decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think what attracts me the most about marketing is the dynamic aspect of the role, that allows me to be both analytical and creative. I really enjoy working in a team environment and I love to challenge myself with making difficult decisions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Overall, great company who care about their employees

    Current Employee - Associate  in  Markham, ON
    Current Employee - Associate in Markham, ON

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and great working environments. Many options for extra curriculars and good work life balance.

    Cons

    Can be very structured due to large organizational size.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue what you are doing.

    Recommends
  7.  

    A great school

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Scientist  in  Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Senior Scientist in Montreal, QC

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best company to learn the tips and tricks
    Fast growth
    Promotions
    Has money to develop innovative products.

    Cons

    Too big. You have little to none impact on the outcome of your projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remove some level.
    Clarify the decision process. RACI charts.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    HR Intern

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson

    Pros

    very nice person, and the phone interview is just like chatting

    Cons

    need to know their company well

  9.  

    A wonderful company to work for.

    Former Employee - Director of Marketing  in  Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Director of Marketing in Montreal, QC

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Allows the individual to grow and develop

    Cons

    for some people the company may be too big

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Young, driven, balanced culture where you can be a lifelong learner at an org with great ethics.

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager  in  Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Great support, work hard play hard, flexibility to move across the company, amazing ethics-based culture. All agencies and external partners love working with us.

    Cons

    in Markham. Many inefficiencies dealing with downtown agencies and employees commuting to and from.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move to Toronto.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great work environment with feedback from senior management

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    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant
    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, training, salary

    Cons

    Boring old folks, old building

    Recommends

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