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3.8
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78%
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87%
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GlaxoSmithKline CEO Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
599 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work/life balance - this is highly encouraged by the company(in 399 reviews)

  • "Amazing work environment with excellent opportunities to excel(in 275 reviews)

Cons
  • "Risk Management, work-life balance(in 100 reviews)

  • "Too much political concern on decision making; sometimes short-sighted decisions were made(in 88 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Maintenance supervisor"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

      Pros

      I nice olace to work with a strong focus on employee wellness

      Cons

      Some people have been promoted to the point of incompetence (to align with the company value on development) - this has negatively impacted the productivity of certain teams.

      GlaxoSmithKline2019-03-16
    • "personal view"

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      Former Employee - Manager, End User Computing 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      FMCG, global organisation, wide outreach, antibiotics,

      Cons

      many of their staff are outsourced

      Advice to Management

      Don't lose people focus

      GlaxoSmithKline2019-05-07
    • "Great company"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

      Pros

      Compare cares about employees Great culture Competitive environment Flexible work hours

      Cons

      Lota of Inefficiencies if you want to get something done

      GlaxoSmithKline2019-04-30
    • "Marketing Operations"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

      Pros

      High octane environment with a priority focus on getting the right treatments to the right patients, it was an immensely rewarding role

      Cons

      None that I can think of

      GlaxoSmithKline2019-04-24
    • "Finance Business Partner"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

      Pros

      Great compensation, great work atmosphere

      Cons

      Lack of transparency from upper management

      GlaxoSmithKline2019-04-23
    • "Good"

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        Current Employee - Medical Advisor 

        I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline part-time

        Pros

        Family focused. Good work life balance

        Cons

        High turnover can make it difficult to develop good contaxts

        GlaxoSmithKline2019-04-20
      • "Procurement Senior Manager"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

        Pros

        empowerment, development, career opportunities, exposure to key business decisions

        Cons

        small team of collaborators to support you, global company is always slow in taking decisions

        GlaxoSmithKline2019-03-24
      • "Medical Representative"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

        Pros

        Great experience ,good place to work in,excellent image

        Cons

        Hard work and very competitive market

        Advice to Management

        Keep going

        GlaxoSmithKline2019-03-02
      • Helpful (1)

        "Not recommending it."

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

        Pros

        Great perks. Great work life balance

        Cons

        Female dominated. Less support from higher management.

        Advice to Management

        Hire more men. Promote more men to senior management

        GlaxoSmithKline2019-03-12
      • "senior scientist"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

          Pros

          good opportunities to learn and get experience

          Cons

          too big to progress career

          Advice to Management

          keep liatening

          GlaxoSmithKline2019-02-23
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