GlaxoSmithKline Reviews

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    Pay is Great

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Pay. Excellent facilities and people. Wonderful place to work.

    Cons

    lay offs every three years, bad business decision to cut Research Triangle Park site (home of Burroughs Wellcome and Glaxo whose products continue to build company)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get rid of upper management

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GlaxoSmithKline Interviews

Updated Mar 26, 2015
Updated Mar 26, 2015

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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    Sales and Marketing Rotational Program Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline.

    Interview Details

    - first round was behavioral, asked basic questions about my previous experience and internships
    - onsite was a long day. There were several rounds:
    1. Given a case, and needed to present how you would describe product to market
    2. 1:1 with member of Sales team
    3. Another 1:1 with member of Marketing team
    4. Group assessment test where you listen to each other pitches and then come together to determine best one

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

GlaxoSmithKline Awards & Accolades

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Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2010
Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
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Additional Info

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Website www.gsk.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2000
Type Company - Public (GSK)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

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