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A (very) steep learning curve

Category: Global Marketing | (2) comments
Dear reader, Today, I want to share the journey I have been on throughout my first 5 months as a Global Marketing Graduate at Novo Nordisk. It’s funny, every time I write my title I feel a small, proud energy floating in my body. What a privilege it has been so far! There is no […]
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How I prepared for, and passed the interview

Category: Global Marketing | (27) comments
Dear reader, If you are reading this, it probably means that you have been chosen among thousands of applicants, and invited to interview for one of the Global Graduate Programs at Novo Nordisk. Well done, and congratulations! This is truly a great achievement. It also means that , within a few days, you will be […]
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Is initiative only a buzzword?! (Being an IO Finance Graduate in Novo Nordisk)

Category: International Operations Finance | (0) comments
Pre-story When I was a potential candidate for the Graduate Programme and afterwards when I was a fresh graduate, oftentimes guest lecturers concluded their speeches with a recommendation to be proactive, eager to stir up “as-is” way to improve processes – in short, to take the initiative. For me personally, it has been hard to […]
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The Art of Interviewing

Category: Global Procurement | (0) comments
We all have been there: receiving a call or an email saying you are going onto the next stage in the recruitment process. We experience 5 minutes of happiness and then ask ourselves ‘What do I do next?’ I have an answer for you – You need to prepare! The biggest mistake in interviewing is not being […]
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Those questions you all would like to ask a current Global Business Processes graduate

Category: Business Processes | (2) comments
It is clear that ‘Business Processes’ is quite confusing to some: what does it actually mean? What do you do? What background do you need for it? And why should you choose this programme? While I will not answer each question specifically, I hope that my story will provide some light to the questions and […]
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My first rotation as a Global Finance Graduate: R&D Finance

Category: Global Finance | (0) comments
Dear readers, One year ago I was in your shoes trying to answer one of the most difficult questions in life: What do I want to do? After graduating you face an ocean of possibilities and if you are like me it could end up in a never-ending storm of questions: Where do I want […]
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Working in a Foreign Production Site

Category: Product Supply | (13) comments
Dear all, Working in a new culture is always an exciting journey. The Danish Product Supply Graduates of 2014 just ended their second rotation in one of Novo Nordisk’s global production sites and would like to share their experience. Below some insights into how your future rotation abroad could look like. We hope you enjoy it. ———- IMPORTANT: […]
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Global Marketing Graduate: What could the first rotation look like? Vol. 3

Category: Global Marketing | (6) comments
One of the very first steps of the graduate application process is to understand the 18 different programs offered by Novo Nordisk  and decide which program(s) would best suit you – Yes, you are allowed to apply for more than one program! Selecting the right program for you not only contributes to your work satisfaction as a […]
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The life as a Product Supply Graduate

Category: Product Supply | (2) comments
Dear all, Why should I apply for the Product Supply Graduate Programme? What are benefits compared to a direct position? How could my rotations and tasks look like? Those and other questions came to my mind 2 years ago, when I was at the end of my master and thought about the life outside the university […]
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An interview with your hiring managers — What are they really looking for?!

Category: Business Processes European Business Management Global Marketing | (9) comments
Time is ticking down as the 10 January deadline to apply for a graduate position gets closer and closer. As all of you endeavor to get your applications in before the deadline I’m sure some of the questions you constantly keep asking yourselves is what do they really want? How can I most effectively tailor […]
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