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GlaxoSmithKline Reviews

Updated 11 Nov 2019

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3.9
78%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
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GlaxoSmithKline CEO Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
785 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great organization"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Global corporate culture that provides ample opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Constant shifting of organizational structure and culture

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-10-23
  2. Helpful (1)

    "A great company to work with"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ethics & Compliance Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Helping patients is the mission

    Cons

    Too many involved slows down decision-making

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-10-13
  3. "Nice company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Bio-pharmaceutical Associate 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, relaxed environment

    Cons

    Nothing really bad to say

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-10-01
  4. "Great place for a diverse career"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Senior Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Supportive environment where you can make an impact and do meaningful work. Opportunities exist if you perform and deliver.

    Cons

    Career mobility has to be found by the employee but management is quite supportive.

    Advice to Management

    Support employees through times of change and listen to their needs.

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-08-27
  5. "Excellent Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Outstanding salary & benefits, progressive organization where you can pilot new ideas, strong values and career development opportunities.

    Cons

    Work-life balance could be better.

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-08-24
  6. "Great firm, caring people, solid products"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Associate Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    GSK is a great place to work. The work-life balance is great, and most of the people truly care about each other. Friendly atmosphere within a highly mission driven organization

    Cons

    Because of size, decision making tends to take a long time. Need more diversity in C-suite level management

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-08-22
  7. "GSK - An Employer of Choice"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Recruiter in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people Great culture Lots of opportunity Diversity and Inclusion Strong pipeline of cancer therapies

    Cons

    Decision making can be slow at times, but that is due to a culture of collaboration. For example, gaining buy-in and consensus across matrix teams.

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-08-22
  8. "Great experience and opportunity"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Future Leader Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great challenges every role stretches you and you improve and learn on a regular basis. Helps you to develop a strategic mindset.

    Cons

    Pay is better in similar programs in other Multinational companies.

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-08-22
  9. "Sales rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Culture and pay are good

    Cons

    Not competitive to other companies

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-07-21
  10. "Excellent company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior CRA 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Overall compensation package, work/life balance

    Cons

    constant reorganizations and changes, especially in management. hard to move up.

    GlaxoSmithKline2019-07-19
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