Novartis FAQ

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37 English questions out of 37

16 September 2018

What is health insurance like at Novartis?

Pros

Very good work-life balance High-tech production Benefits - health insurance, private laptop Student's internships Canteen Company's transport

Cons

Average salary for experienced workers

Benefits - health insurance, private laptop

16 September 2018

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14 March 2019

Does Novartis pay for a gym membership?

Pros

Good facilities , benefits , gym , new parents policy

Cons

Culture is quite toxic , very top down and not open to new ideas . There is a lot of talk about culture change but no concrete action and it is frustrating many people.

Advice to Management

Take action - not only speak

Good facilities , benefits , gym , new parents policy

14 March 2019

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2 August 2018

What is the retirement plan like at Novartis?

Pros

Company has good benefit, for example, 401 match and retirement plan

Cons

Wrong decision ended up laying off people

Advice to Management

should have made good decision

Company has good benefit, for example, 401 match and retirement plan

2 August 2018

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8 June 2020

Does Novartis have a pension plan?

Pros

Well payed, good social benefits and pension fund. Big footprint in Switzerland, so lot of career opportunities to change jobs and stay in the same company.

Cons

Very political, lots of work. Values (e.g. unbossed) are buzzwords that are only lived in very few departments.

Advice to Management

Live up to your talk

Well payed, good social benefits and pension fund.

8 June 2020

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7 February 2020

Does Novartis offer parental leave?

Pros

Work from home, Training technology upgrades paid maternity and paternity leaves Growth

Cons

Politics, Transparency, senior management, the food at dinner, Hike

Advice to Management

none

paid maternity and paternity leaves

7 February 2020

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