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Helpful (3)

Very good until the last 5 years.

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Former Employee - Sales in Kingsport, TN
Former Employee - Sales in Kingsport, TN

I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

Pros

Well respected in the medical and scientific community. Excellent dedication to doing the right thing to help patients recieve the medications they need even if it meant providing it for free if possible.
Very Committed to World Wide Health Care. especially in treatment and elimination of disease in the 3rd world communities....HIV AIDS, Hepatitis, Malaria, elephantisis etc. Agressive research and scientific commitment

Cons

Legal & regulatory had too much control over operations. Employee often found out company news or product concerns with the public. Like many large companies employees became more of a number than a colleague ...stress levels placed on all employees is extreemely high 10 on a 1-10

Advice to Management

Take company control back from the legal and regulatory department. Give sales and marketing more ability to do what they do best for the products, providers and patients.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    GSK has been personally rewarding to me.

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    Current Employee - Director in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Director in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You'll find good people at Franklin Plaza in Philadelphia. Employees are ethical and strive to be fully compliant to FDA regulations. A strategic focus dominates business operations.

    Cons

    Strategically strong, culturally weak. Morale has been battered by external issues such as Avandia and by never-ending corporate restructuring. Building is an absolute dump.

    Advice to Management

    You employees are the first customers you should focus on. Employees want this be a great, successful company, but it's painfully obvious that possibly except for Andrew, senior management is largely learning on the job.

  2. Good Company but instable job

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Benefits
    Competent Employees
    Management Communication in times of change is ok
    Diverse work force
    Great place for women to work

    Cons

    Unstable organization
    Constant downsizing
    Bias in favor of women!
    IT thinks they are Microsoft or IBM

    Advice to Management

    Find ways to reduce need to cut staff by reducing management salaries.

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