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Good site for the company...while it was open.

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Former Employee - Scientist in Northborough, MA
Former Employee - Scientist in Northborough, MA

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The senior management at the Northborough site was very intelligent and more than willing to share information with employees.

The human resources department and senior management provided a good work/life balance. For example, flex time was offered, and an employee assistance program was provided. There were also a number of company sponsored events (e.g. a softball team, family outings) that were good for morale.

Cons

Compensation was generally below the level of other companies in the area. In a biotech hotbed like Massachusetts, it was difficult to retain employees when salaries were for the most part not competitive.

Advice to Management

Align salaries with current trends in the industry.

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    Great culture among scientists. Current environment is shaky

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    Former Employee - Principal Scientist in King of Prussia, PA
    Former Employee - Principal Scientist in King of Prussia, PA

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There are very good scientists there and good culture among the scientists.

    Cons

    The current environment and the environment in Pharma in general is poor at the moment. There is very little confidence about job security.

    Advice to Management

    Work harder to give the average scientist a feeling of security in their job.


  2. Placement Year Business Analyst

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Loughborough, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Loughborough, England (UK)

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good training and very nice culture and people

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy with every piece of work


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