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GlaxoSmithKline Reviews in Brentford, England

Updated February 28, 2014
Updated February 28, 2014
457 Reviews

3.6
457 Reviews
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GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The benefit package is pretty good and the work/life balance is pretty reasonable for pharma (in 40 reviews)

  • Friendly environment good pay and benefits (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • like any pharma, very high pressure; tough to establish work-life balance (in 15 reviews)

  • Lack of credibility of senior management (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    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)

    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
  2.  

    Promising but disappointing

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

    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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