GlaxoSmithKline

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Demanding but rewarding

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Current Employee - IT Director in Research Triangle Park, NC
Current Employee - IT Director in Research Triangle Park, NC

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

Pros

High pay, excellent company strategy, opportunities to have impact and to develop

Cons

Demanding competitive environment has led to restructuring and reducing overall cost structure

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Kudo for making the tough decisions that will make the company viable in the long term

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    No longer a place that values the knowledge of its employees

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    Former Employee - Non-Management in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Former Employee - Non-Management in Research Triangle Park, NC

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Replacing full time employees with off-source workers and contractors so historical knowledge is being lost. Those employees that remain are frustrated continuously teaching the new people. Little regard for the quality of products being delivered by IT, more concerned with being on budget and on time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is no substitute for loyal employees. Replacing IT employees that know the business and truly care about the quality of the delivered product with outsourced workers/contractors who have no vested interest in the company will lead to frustrated end users.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    IT company that sells drugs...

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    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Associate Scientist in Research Triangle Park, NC

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

    Pros

    Good pay, excellent benefits, the people I worked with were great!!!

    I'd like to go back...

    Cons

    I would have given 5 stars except there is ALWAYS the threat of layoffs.

    Andrew Witty took over, he got on stage and bragged about how good a job we had done, how good a shape the company was in, how much cash the company had available. Then a week later he announced 5,000 jobcuts. You guessed it, my "position was eliminated".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No company ever cost-cut its way to good R&D.

    Disapproves of CEO
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