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The Next Chapter – Second Rotation

Category: International Operations Finance | (0) comments
I am 4 months into my second rotation in Denmark and really enjoying it. The move occurred swiftly the first few weeks seemed rather surreal as there was so much going on. It’s a new place, new people, new responsibilities but the same great company. First week This was a pre – planned week with […]
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Are you working or on vacation?!

Category: International Operations Business | (0) comments
When you envision work you would hardly think of a view like this, right? Luckily, this was the view from my hotel room last week, when I travelled to Aruba and Curacao to launch our new basal insulin in the Dutch Antilles. I’m currently in my third and last rotation of the IO Business Graduate […]
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Making Things Happen

Category: International Operations Business International Operations Finance | (0) comments
On the first days of my role at Novo Nordisk; I found everyone very welcoming and friendly, it was easy to get the first sense of how great the work environment at Novo Nordisk is. The atmosphere was very friendly and welcoming, however, I found working at the affiliate very dynamic and I had to […]
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Life after the graduate programme…

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Some of you may already now be considering to apply for the Novo Nordisk graduate programme in 2016 and therefore you may also be wondering what life is like after the programme… To answer that question I have interviewed 2 former business process graduates: Christina who finished the graduate programme approximately 1 year ago, and Erik who finished […]
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Novo Nordisk graduate programme – from application to Executive Management

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As you may know, we received 9.648 applications from 130 nationalities for just 42 graduate positions this year. Amongst those to welcome this year’s selected candidates to the Graduate Recruitment Center in Copenhagen was Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen. Lars has a special story in Novo Nordisk; together with 5 other […]
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What Happens in the Graduate Assessment Center?

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  It is not easy to describe the recruitment process in Novo Nordisk, however, if I would try to describe it I would say it’s a quite challenging, intense and at the same time quite a fun experience, so congratulations for those of you who have already passed the first phases of the process and […]
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Let me introduce you to Strategic Sourcing

Category: Global Procurement | (0) comments
You have already heard about procurement in general and how to apply for the Global Procurement Graduate programme. Now it’s time for me to give you a glimpse into the Strategic Sourcing world at Novo Nordisk. The Strategic Sourcing department is a central sourcing unit in Novo Nordisk’s Product Supply division, where I am doing […]
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The phone interview survival guide!

Category: International Operations Business International Operations Finance Uncategorized | (18) comments
Congratulations to all of you for taking the decision to apply to the graduate programme! I will take a wild guess assuming that you may have more doubts about what is to come in the screening process now that you have filled up your application. Right now the recruitment team is reading through thousands of […]
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About curves, priorities and time…

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What is in your opinion the most valuable resource for the organization and personally for you? Tangible assets (like equipment, materials or cash)? Or maybe intangible assets (such as patents)? The more business-related and personal challenges I face in life, the more I realize that resource we are acutely limited in and usually overlook is time… […]
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2-years as a RA graduate and then what?

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I believe that the graduate blog is very successful in providing an insight into how the programs work, the experience one has during the program and how one can manage to get accepted into the program; however there is less information on what happens after the program. So you sign up for two years of […]
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