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GlaxoSmithKline Reviews in Brentford, England

Updated October 29, 2014
Updated October 29, 2014
551 Reviews
3.6
551 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance for the most part but does depend on local management (in 54 reviews)

  • Work environment is good in the sense people want to strive for the best (in 42 reviews)


Cons
  • like any pharma, very high pressure; tough to establish work-life balance (in 18 reviews)

  • Senior management is completely closed off from the rest of the company and has no idea what is going on (in 14 reviews)

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  1.  

    Excellent company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Brentford, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Brentford, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    The company has some great talent within the orgnisation. Opportunities can be hard to get, there is not a well defined career parth

    Cons

    There are to many layers in the organisation, which can result in tomany cooks wnatign a bit of the cake. The company can also be very bureaucratic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    better career path visability for people and opportunities for talent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Positive experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Executive in Brentford, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Executive in Brentford, England (UK)

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Professional colleagues. Excellent processes and professional ways of working. Good remuneration.

    Cons

    Being a Pharma company change takes time to implement and risk management is essential

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue on the route to make the company as competitive as can be

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Promising but disappointing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brentford, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brentford, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    supportive, encouraging colleagues/peers who motivate and provide humour, long term friendships

    Cons

    No/restricted development, poor/harrassing management style, hierarchical, no appreciation

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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