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Review averages

  • 77 employees say

    Excellent (45)
    58.441558441558%
    Good (16)
    20.779220779221%
    Satisfactory (11)
    14.285714285714%
    Subpar (5)
    6.4935064935065%
    3.88
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

Company summary

Caring for the world, one person at a time inspires us and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science— bringing innovative ideas, products, and services to advance the health and wellbeing of people everywhere. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. 

Our Family of Companies comprises: 

  • The world's sixth-largest consumer health company
  • The world's most comprehensive medical devices business
  • The world's sixth-largest biologics company
  • And the world's fifth-largest pharmaceuticals company

Numbers

Employees

10,000+ employees

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

Every day, millions of people around the world enjoy the benefits of products from the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Very likely, someone in your family is one of them.

Your family’s health and well-being is our passion. That’s why our companies offer the world’s broadest range of health care products. Whether you have a skin blemish or sniffles or a serious medical condition, you and the health professionals you trust can turn to our companies’ products for comfort and care. Whatever your family’s health care needs, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is at your side.

We offer a range of consumer products, medical devices, and prescription products.


Company outlook

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Benefits

The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies offers a wide range of services to its employees.

The Your Benefits Resources (YBR) website provides access to personal benefits information and performs benefits transactions including:

  • Manage your Savings Plan account
  • Enroll in or change your health care and insurance plans
  • Initiate retirement 
  • View provider directories and health plan comparison charts
  • Use benefits estimators and calculators
  • Read information about the benefit plans
  • Access benefits forms
  • Contact a carrier

If you have a complex benefits question that YBR cannot answer, you can speak to a trained representative at the Johnson & Johnson Benefit Service Center. Call 1 (800) 565-0122 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.


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Global Resources. Localized Delivery. 

We customize our health and wellness resources based on the needs of each location and culture, with the goal of providing access to a full complement of services and resources to every employee. Our Global Health Programs include: 

  • Mental Well-being
    • Employee Assistance Program
      A customized and culturally sensitive program that provides confidential, professional counseling and coaching to employees and members of their households 
    • Energy for Performance in Life
      An integrated solution designed to teach participants how to maximize their personal energy, to feel physically energized, emotionally connected, mentally focused and more aligned with their own personal mission 
  • Wellness Programs
    • Access to health professionals who support healthy lifestyles
    • Offerings related to improving total health
      Allowing for wholesome on-site food choices, personal health screenings, cancer prevention, and physical activity
  • Healthy Working Environments
    • Workplace Health and Safety (EHS) Policy
    • Toxicology
    • Occupational Health
    • Travel Health & Safety
    • Ergonomics and Safety
  • Work Life
    • We understand that our employees have lives outside of work and that their work is enriched by their ability to fully engage in both work and family
    • We offer employees a broad range of programs and services including the opportunity for flexible work arrangements when compatible with business needs, in when, where, and how they work to meet their work, family, and/or personal responsibilities
    • We have long supported our employees’ caregiving responsibilities and offer various types of dependent care resources and services for childcare and eldercare support

Location

For applicants

Videos

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What we offer

What is special about working for us?

  1. Be part of something bigger than yourself. 
  2. Be valued for who you are and for all the things you can contribute.
  3. Become empowered to drive your own career forward. 
  4. Make your personal mark among colleagues who share the same passion for caring— for customers and patients, for each other, and for communities around the world. 


  • Driving Your Career Forward

As a global enterprise, we provide the resources to help you build your skills and be seen for the value you bring to your work. At the same time, we expect employees to bring the drive and vision for their own career development and advancement. The powerful result is a unique opportunity to make a personal impact…in your career, within our businesses, and on the world.


  • Caring for Our Health and Wellness

Johnson & Johnson companies provide support programs, resources, and expertise to help employees live healthier and safer lives – at work, at home, and on the road. By fostering an environment where employees, their families, and their careers can thrive, we drive a more collaborative culture—a culture that helps us each engage more fully and drive process and innovation that touches our patients and customers around the world.

As the world’s most comprehensive and broadly based provider of healthcare products and services, we’re very proud of the Healthy Culture we’ve established. That culture continuously cultivates an environment of healthy choices and envisions an innovative and healthy future.

Our Global Health Programs are tailored to location, culture and localized health needs. They each work to provide employees access to a full complement of supportive programs.


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How would we describe the company culture?

Meet our people and you'll get a real sense of how our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers. We share a kind of DNA where we're each 

  • Committed to caring
  • Responsible to our communities
  • Ready to apply our knowledge and know-how
  • Unique in our background and experiences 
  • The drivers of our own success
  • Passionate about doing what's right


If you share these qualities, chances are you've got that same J&J DNA. And when you join our team, we're prepared to help you

  • Be seen for the value you bring
  • Drive your career forward
  • Be part of something bigger


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People Aligned By Values

We each bring a unique set of experiences from dozens of cultural backgrounds. Our shared values unify our direction and decisions, helping us touch the lives of more than a billion people every day. We collaborate in teams and continuously share and refine critical skills and methods. We value the unique perspective and approach that each person brings. We foster an environment that celebrates and leverages diversity. We welcome everyone to be authentic about who they are and the perspective they offer. We ensure that every member of the team has a chance to make their mark and drive their career growth. 


Application advice

Preferred application method

1. Explore Careers Online. 

Find opportunities the way YOU want to on our “Explore Careers” pages. These pages are designed to help you learn about opportunities by functional role, experience level, business segment, and country. You’ll see specific career paths and get to lists of relevant jobs quickly. 

At any point you can Join Our Talent Community to stay connected with us. You can sign up for job and event e-mail notifications and even select the frequency for the updates we send you.


2. Apply

When you see a job that matches your goals, click “Apply Now” to start your application. You’ll have a chance to upload your resume/CV and you’ll receive a confirmation e-mail once your application is complete and submitted. Search current openings here>>



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Selection process

1. Interview

Our Talent Acquisition team works with hiring managers to assess candidates for each vacancy. When your application is selected, a member of our team will send you an e-mail to arrange a telephone interview. After that, we’ll contact you if you’ve been selected for additional interviews. 

You’ll find plenty of information at this site to prepare for an interview. Be sure to learn about our business and culture so you can identify ways that your skills, experience, and background can support the business you want to join. You’ll also want to review our Leadership Imperatives and be prepared to offer examples of how you’ve applied those principles in your work or academic experiences.


2. Offer 

If you’ve successfully completed the interview process, and are identified as the candidate we’d like to hire, you’ll receive an offer letter from our Talent Acquisition team. The letter will tell you how much time you have to respond to our offer and how you should respond to accept or decline the offer.



3. Connect

If you’re not ready to apply to a specific opportunity, we still want to hear from you. Join our Talent Community so you can stay connected to us and hear about opportunities on a regular basis. The right opportunity could be waiting around the corner. Also consider following us on LinkedIn and Twitter, like us on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube.


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Reviews for Johnson & Johnson

Reviews - What employees say

3.88 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say
  • 13.Jul 2017
  • Employee
Company culture
5.00
Support from Management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Level of Autonomy
3.00
Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
2.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall Compensation for your work
4.00
Office/Work Environment
5.00
Eco-consciousness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job security
3.00
Handicap Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive/Diverse
4.00
  • 22.Apr 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

Culture is great! Lots of teamwork and cooperation. Non-Management people can make an appointment and talk with managers and senior managers. Networking and trust are important, but achievable.

Support from Management

Management encourages and supports risk taking. You have to be smart about it and keep your manager informed, but if you do and win, you'll be rewarded. If it does not work out and you kept your partners and managers informed and mitigated risks, they won't count against you.

  • 06.Apr 2017
  • Employee

Workplace Safety

Sales model is near impossible to reach goals forcing employees to not be truthful on daily contact reports. Sales goals are pushed to the result of overstock in customers inventory. Resulting in unhappy customers. A collusive group of management, with a very closed idea of how to approach their business. Management has moved from company to company together over past two-three decades as products have sold. Very negative coaching techniques by most managers. Best for employees with no prior sales experience.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Some wonderful people make up this group. However some management collectively enjoys the militaristic management style and is very negative. If you don't like it that is "tough" we can just get someone else. If you have more than a year or two experience in sales you will not be happy here.

Review averages

  • 77 employees say

    Excellent (45)
    58.441558441558%
    Good (16)
    20.779220779221%
    Satisfactory (11)
    14.285714285714%
    Subpar (5)
    6.4935064935065%
    3.88
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

kununu score comparisons

Johnson & Johnson
3.88
77 reviews

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36,612 reviews

kununu average
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