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Great learning experience and supportive environment, rigid project environment

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Former Employee - Project Analyst  in  Mississauga, ON (Canada)
Former Employee - Project Analyst in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

Pros

-Great athletic / recreational facilities. Good company-wide intramural sport support
-Great work-life balance. 35 hr work weeks and half day Fridays, can leave after lunch

Cons

-Resistance to change due to lack of budgeting allocated to projects and strict quality/safety controls
-Difficult to measure and predict impact of work and projects due to the nature of highly documented and regulated manufacturing, lack of accomplishment at the end of the day

Advice to ManagementAdvice

-Invest more and allocate greater budgets to projects that will save money in the long run.
-Provide more resources and assistance to bottlenecks in project teams

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    Interesting but bureaucratic.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

    Pros

    Diverse employees background, strong reputable brand in pharmaceutical market, structured career advancement pathway, strong corporate ethics and professional conduct vis-a-vis the industry

    Cons

    Bureaucratic culture, negative office political working conditions, below average salary scale and compensations, limited opportunity for interations with senior management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase facetime with employees at all level to minimize attention-hogging office political players, match to compete with industry on employees compensations package

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Place to work

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

    Pros

    Work-Life balance, pay and work environment

    Cons

    Downsizing, Remote mangement & Senior management perks,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward hard work and flexibility.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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