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Updated Apr 21, 2019

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Found 81 reviews

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Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky
Alex Gorsky
27 Ratings
  1. "A great school"

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    Former Employee - Senior Scientist in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    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 Management

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

    Johnson & Johnson2014-03-24
  2. "Great place to learn!"

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    Former Employee - Scientist I in Cornelia, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson full-time

    Pros

    Too many learning opportunities. You don’t realize that until you work at other places. Independent work. Great work like balance

    Cons

    Hard to move up with company

    Advice to Management

    Create development opportunities

    Johnson & Johnson2019-04-21
  3. Helpful (1)

    "A good place to be"

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    Current Employee - Scientist in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Get paid well to do what I love (research). Good benefits, good amount of time off (3 weeks paid vacation plus floating holidays and 5 personal days). Get to work with really bright people.

    Cons

    As with any enormous company there is a lot of bureaucracy and politics

    Johnson & Johnson2018-07-13
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Empowering"

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    Current Employee - Staff Research Scientist in Raynham Center, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Family, community, pay, career growth, benefits

    Cons

    Realignment, constant strategy changes, some bad managers

    Advice to Management

    Reach down past directors to determine if work life balance exists.

    Johnson & Johnson2018-07-04
  5. "Great Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Associate Scientist 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits, salary, and career opportunities are amazing.

    Cons

    HR is not present onsite. The site could do a with a facelift especially in the office space.

    Johnson & Johnson2018-06-15
  6. "Do not join if you want to grow"

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    Current Employee - Scientist in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    HR policy are excellent

    Cons

    In R&D (Pharma)Mumbai, Management is extremely bad. Neither they work nor they let you do any improvement.

    Advice to Management

    Stop Hiring people from local company

    Johnson & Johnson2018-05-31
  7. "Associate Research Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Scientist in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Relatively laid back, generous compensation package including 401k match, bonus, RSU, and pension. Good work life balance, summer allow working more daily to take every other Friday off.

    Cons

    Very slow company, but in my division pushing very hard in projects. IT the slowest I have ever worked. No growth opportunities.

    Johnson & Johnson2018-04-14
  8. "Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Scientist in São José dos Campos, São Paulo
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johnson & Johnson full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    culture, values, respect, mission, balance

    Cons

    Burocracy, slow, time-consuming, procedural, hierarchic.

    Johnson & Johnson2018-01-23
  9. Helpful (3)

    "Nightmare"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Scientist in Spring House, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some actual professionals intermingle with a bunch of wanna-bes.

    Cons

    Managers are entirely absentminded and no no room to grow especially at low-level.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to look at all employees, not just scientist level and above.

    Johnson & Johnson2018-01-24
  10. "Good Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Scientist-I in Skillman, NJ
    Recommends

    I worked at Johnson & Johnson for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful work culture and great learning experience!

    Cons

    Location, restricted access to resources

    Johnson & Johnson2017-11-07
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