GlaxoSmithKline Director Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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3.8
74%
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GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
52 Ratings
  1. "Long hours but interesting work. Great company in terms of benefits and flexibility"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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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  2. "Great Place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Marketing Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues; Good benefits; Good health care

    Cons

    Low base salary compared to competition

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  3. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director, Field Medical in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Health Benefits employee benefits career opportunities

    Cons

    metrics driven to a fault

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  4. "Very Hierarchical; lacks camaraderie"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Insights Director in Warren, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great brands; good healthcare benefits, 401k, and pay;

    Cons

    Very Hierarchical culture with no "sense of teamwork, camaraderie.

  5. "Good Place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Operations 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great values, respect for its employees

    Cons

    A very political environment, bureaucracy an inefficient systems

  6. "Good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in Beijing, Beijing

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    World class Brand, investment behind brands

    Cons

    Transition Period post JV with PCH

  7. "Great company - IT not always funded well enough to service its vision well enough"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great values, passionate people, flexible working

    Cons

    Some areas can be quite political

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  8. "GSK China"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Shanghai, Shanghai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Well structured and good work life balance

    Cons

    Highly matrix, too any changes in top management and too process driven impacting on agility.

  9. "Culture shift"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Director 

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great science, very compelling portfolio

    Cons

    There is a culture shift away from investing in existing talent

  10. "Great company to work for can support a range of careers"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Director in Aylesbury, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Flexible modern employer with careers beyond pharma

    Cons

    Can be demanding at times

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