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Janssen Reviews

Updated 16 February 2015
Updated 16 February 2015
46 Reviews
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  1.  

    Janssen is an solid company, trying to become more proactive verses reactive in their approach.

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    Current Employee - Business Development in Phila, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Business Development in Phila, PA (US)

    I have been working at Janssen

    Pros

    - Ethical company
    - Upper leadership is solid

    Cons

    - They don't value employees contributions and look externally for talent
    - Much office politics - not what you know but who knows and likes you
    - Sales leadership is not progessive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Look at your internal talent. You may have people with transferable skills who are innovative and can be placed in other positions prior to looking externally.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Lack of professionalism

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Validation Specialist in Gurabo, PR (US)
    Former Employee - Validation Specialist in Gurabo, PR (US)

    I worked at Janssen full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Give you a payment, benefits and cafeteria services.

    Cons

    Lack of professionalism, integrity and collaboration. Very bad work environment, no respect and poor management! Employees do not follow the CREDO at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need a drastic culture change!!!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Always Changing Leadership and Strategies

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at Janssen full-time

    Pros

    They have good intentions and have really stepped up in the area of new product development and newly approved meds. Excellent products and improvement in marketing.

    Cons

    They change leadership every couple of years and with it, change strategies, direction, focus, etc. Its hard to keep up with the new Mgmnt faces that revolve in and out.
    This is disconcerting and frustrating to the field sales force. The ' credo' values of J&J are spoken of, but have mostly disappeared in recent years unfortunately. Much of upper management are from outside J&J and don't seem to have the same loyalty to employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    see Cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Production Supervisor

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Vacaville, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Vacaville, CA (US)

    I have been working at Janssen full-time

    Pros

    Great large, diverse company that allows you to really make a difference. Opportunity to learn, grow, and contribute to the daily health and well being of many people.

    Cons

    Sometimes can be a bit micromanaged. Production environments can get stressful and communication can break down.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep communicating and keep working as hard as others do.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Great Coaching, Stability, Promoting Posibilities and Good Wages

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    • 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 a 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
  7.  

    Great company with great people

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    • 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 a year)

    Pros

    people, work environment, personal growth

    Cons

    Talent development could be better

    Recommends
  8.  

    Co-op

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Co-Op
    Current Intern - Co-Op

    I have been working at Janssen as an intern (less than a 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. 2 people found this helpful  

    This is not a "one size fits all" review

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director/Senior Manager in Titusville, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Director/Senior Manager in Titusville, NJ (US)

    I worked at Janssen full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work can be intellectually stimulating, compensation is solid, right now the company is on an upswing, J&J's always good on your resume. If you're a solid performer that fits the culture, you'll be satisfied here (depending on your function/operating company, and your manager)

    Cons

    Much depends on your manager/management. Two people can do the same job, but will have totally different takeaways depending on which Janssen company, and their manager. Like any other big company (and perhaps small ones too), it's all about "the quarter" at J&J. There is the perception that they move older employees out of the organization (which has given rise to the saying, "don't go gray at J&J").

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice to give right now.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    A good introduction to the pharmaceutical industry

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Trainee in Leiden (Netherlands)
    Former Intern - Trainee in Leiden (Netherlands)

    I worked at Janssen as an intern (less than a 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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