GlaxoSmithKline Medical Representative Reviews

Updated 7 Aug 2020

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GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
48 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Many opportunities for growth and development"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Manager in Melbourne
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Large company, many roles. Was willing to support unconventional moves and people with high potential

    Cons

    Short term perspectives, less and less willing to invest in career development over time

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  2. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - MEDICAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATE in Deoghar
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary & expenses on time.

    Cons

    Management not good, product shortages every month, abusive languages by manager.

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  3. "Good for starting a career in Pharma"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Medical Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Well established processes, ressources and framework to do your job correctly

    Cons

    Huge matrix environment, impacting work efficiency , slow decision making process , a lot of administrative tasks time consuming and low added value

  4. "Overall a good company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Operations Associate in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Respect for people, integrity, transparency

    Cons

    Frequent organizational changes, people movements

  5. "Good employer"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Scientific Liaison in Cheltenham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Equal opportunities for all employees regardless of gender or ethnicity

    Cons

    Vast organisation. Often difficult to navigate internal complexity and systems.

  6. "Less opportunities for growth."

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - MEDICAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATE in Patna Rural
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very reputed name & equity

    Cons

    Huge pressure for unfruitful activities

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  7. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • 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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  8. "Fantastic place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Sales Representative in Kano, Kano
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and develop your career

    Cons

    Salary for a certain level of employees are localised.

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  9. "Good atmosphere and talent but limited growth opportunities"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Operations Associate in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Fun and friendly environment with regular events and activities - Great culture and opportunities to get involved - Nice gym and many extracurricular activities to stay fit - Very talented and knowledgeable employees - Easy to access upper management and to talk to - Nice cafe with great healthy food options

    Cons

    - Many processes seemed bureaucratic and inefficient - Lots of miscommunication across different channels - More reactive than proactive which leads to work overload at times - No benefits for contractors or interns - Many talented employees poached by competitors and little done to keep them - Little vertical movement internally career wise

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  10. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work !

    Cons

    Pay is less compared to other companies

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