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Janssen Research & Development Reviews

Updated 4 Jul 2019

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Janssen Research & Development CEO Alex Gorsky
Alex Gorsky
5 Ratings
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  • "Poor work-life balance in management roles but much better in non-management positions(in 3 reviews)

  • "I find it a bit difficult to move around with in the company(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Scientist in Malvern, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly environment with supportive management.

    Cons

    Can be slow to promote. Less competitive salaries than other companies.

    Janssen Research & Development2019-07-05
  2. "Slow and steady"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    The salary and benefits are decent. The people are nice.

    Cons

    Rigid boundaries in matrix organization. Conservative business approach. Unmotivated workers. Innovation comes from acquisitions; not generated internally.

    Advice to Management

    Greater cross-functional training opportunities.

    Janssen Research & Development2017-10-11
  3. "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Spring House, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent co-worker. wonderful drive and creativity

    Cons

    rotating management can result in changing goals

    Advice to Management

    establish clear strategic goals

    Janssen Research & Development2017-01-28
  4. "Training Ops"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development

    Pros

    Good work life balance recognition

    Cons

    easier to get promotion when coming from outside

    Janssen Research & Development2017-01-23
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good and stable work but little room for growth"

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    Current Employee - Contracts and Grants Analyst in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working remotely Flexible schedule Good managers Lots of people to ask questions of when your unsure The job itself is enjoyable

    Cons

    No room for growth Changes are constantly being made to established processes. This causes delays and confusion. There are no other issues.

    Advice to Management

    There needs to be a concerted effort to make sure people can grow in the company because right now it feels like a dead end

    Janssen Research & Development2017-01-18
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Working at Janssen (J&J)"

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    Current Employee - Principal Scientist in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good pay and good benefits

    Cons

    convoluted reporting structure; lots of politics; few/minimal internal career opportunities; not a very collaborative environment

    Advice to Management

    Drop the politics and focus on your workforce again; employees need to feel welcome and appreciated; they want to know they matter

    Janssen Research & Development2017-01-12
  7. "Intern at Jannsen Pharmaceuticals"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good way to learn new things in Clinical Industry

    Cons

    No full time oppurtunity later

    Janssen Research & Development2016-12-28
  8. "Postodoc"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in

      I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

      Pros

      Nice atmosphere, Good scientific supervisors, benefits

      Cons

      Not the best location in the world

      Janssen Research & Development2016-12-23
    • "JNJ"

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      Current Employee - Scientist in San Diego, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Very collaborative and friendly environment.

      Cons

      Large company bureaucracy sometimes slows things down.

      Advice to Management

      None.

      Janssen Research & Development2016-12-01
    • "great company"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time for more than 10 years

        Pros

        Owner by j&j .pipeline better than most...many divisions

        Cons

        Lange company ...not responsive ti employee concerns...Many poor managers...

        Janssen Research & Development2016-10-19
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