GlaxoSmithKline Reviews

Updated 12 Jul 2020

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GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
1,002 Ratings
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  1. "Regional Sales manager on Healthcare Supply, Physiotherapy, orthopaedic, Prosthetic orthotic"

    5.0
     

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline

    Pros

    Able to meet and interact with medical professionals in hospital & orthopaedic surgeons and provide fast and efficient medical supplies to users punctually

    Cons

    Find myself not able to expand more in my current job. Restricted to rehabilitation, wish to get to higher level of sales achievement through selling niche medical supplies

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  2. "Assistant product manager"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline for less than a year

    Pros

    reputable company with good history

    Cons

    bad products, low investment, a downsizing company

  3. "Great Company and Nice colleagues"

    5.0
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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

    Pros

    -The colleagues are nice -Good employment benefits for long term staff -Many opportunities to engage

    Cons

    During my experience, the major con that I observed is that the company didn't have the intention to adopt more technologies into their business.

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  4. "Multichannel marketing intern"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
     in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon City
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

    Pros

    Nice manager willing to share Good exposure to different teams Good product training

    Cons

    a lot of sales positions serve only local market report to china

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  5. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Hong Kong
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good benefit, trust at work. Harmony workplace and helpful team members. Management judges things in rational basis. Comprehensive training provided.

    Cons

    Complicated work process and guideline. Supporting team works with slow. Lots restriction if you get innovative ideas.

  6. "It was a better company years ago."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Specialty Accounts Specialist in Nashville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, safe work environment. Embraces diversity.

    Cons

    Management inconsistency. Constant change in overall strategy. Unclear sales goals. Lack of true transparency.

  7. "Competitive and full of challenges"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Petaling Jaya
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Above average company benefits to employees

    Cons

    Huge company problem - reduced efficiency

  8. "Experience with Glaxo"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Pharmacy Business Associate in Āzamgarh
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Provide platform to speak and transparency.

    Cons

    Individual politics affect working at lower level

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  9. "Long hours but interesting work. Great company in terms of benefits and flexibility"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Insights Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, opportunities to develop new skills.

    Cons

    Driven by the US and constant reorganisation within the company make it an uncertain place to work.

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  10. "GSK Global Division"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Global Delivery Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, bonus, 401 plan, flexible hours, work from home on Friday

    Cons

    Less internal opportunities, disconnect between senior management and middle level employees

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