Monthly Archives: February 2017

Target GRC – A Reflection on the Importance of Organisation Culture

Catagory: International Operations Business International Operations Finance People & Organization | 1 comments

Dear Friends, Based on my recent experiences with potential graduates this year, I have been asked a lot of questions on how Novo Nordisk is as an organisation. Few also asked me about how the work environment is? It is a very broad question and something you need to feel in person. In one of […]

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Before 30 Years Old

Catagory: International Operations Business | 0 comments

“Before 30 years old, follow somebody. Go to a small company. Normally, in a big company, it is good to learn processing; you are part of a big machine. But when you go to a small company, you learn the passion, you learn the dreams. You learn how to do a lot of things at […]

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Networking 101: Do’s and Don’t’s

Catagory: International Operations Business | 2 comments

First of all, congratulations to those who have already started their interview processes. It’s going to be an exciting journey and like what my mentor has told me before, “enjoy and just be yourself!” Over the last several days, I have received multiple emails asking for information, personal tips, and questions about the graduate programmes. […]

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Ready, steady, GO! …but where? Abroad rotations in the graduate programme!

Catagory: Business Processes | 21 comments

Hello again! Today I would like to share with you where you can potentially end up for your rotations abroad as graduates at Novo Nordisk. I woke up in a snowy Copenhagen , and my head can’t help thinking about my next rotation…Panama! So I HAVE to share with you what I know and think […]

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Time to apply – who are we looking for?

Catagory: Business Processes European Finance Global & European Market Access Global Finance Global Marketing Global Procurement Product Supply R&D Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control Graduate Programme R&D Global Development R&D Regulatory Affairs | 28 comments

The deadline for applying for one of the graduate programmes is closing in – you have to send in your application here no later than 12 February 2017. I can imagine that many of you who are considering applying for one of the graduate programmes have thoughts about what type of people Novo Nordisk is […]

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The video.

Catagory: Business Processes European Finance Global & European Market Access Global Finance Global Marketing Global Procurement International Operations Business International Operations Finance Product Supply R&D Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control Graduate Programme R&D Global Development R&D Regulatory Affairs | 0 comments

Creating a video to accompany your traditional CV would be a great way to stand out from the crowd. So, do not fear the video, the video is your friend! The video was actually my favourite part of the application. It really gives you a chance to put a human touch on your application package […]

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Q&A with an applicant (yes, it’s paid)

Catagory: Business Processes | 0 comments

Throughout the application process I have received a lot of very good questions from candidates all over the world. Questions that you don’t dare to ask publicly (salary, rent coverage, job security etc.) but is of interest to all potential future Novo Nordisk employees. The Q&A below is based on a real conversation… One of the […]

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How to stand out

Catagory: Business Processes Global Marketing | 2 comments

Hey people! Recently, we’ve been attending a lot of career fairs around Europe. Whether we’ve met or not, I’m sure it will be valuable to most of you to share some common questions we received during these fairs. “How can I make sure my application stands out among the huge number of applications you receive?” “What is […]

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How could the three rotations in European Market Access look like?

Catagory: Global & European Market Access | 0 comments

Just like many of the other graduate programmes the European Market Access track has three rotations of 8 months each. During these three different rotations you will experience the many ways Novo Nordisk ensures patients access to our innovative products in Europe. Below I have tried to elaborate on what the three rotations might look […]

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Global Business Processes and Global Marketing: What is the difference?

Catagory: Business Processes Global Marketing | 1 comments

During some recent career events, I have been talking to some students interested in applying to Novo Nordisk (maybe some of you reading were there, too!), and many of you asked me: “…but what is the graduate business processes programme about, and what differentiates it from the global marketing programme?” If you would also like […]

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