GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Reviews

Updated 23 Apr 2020

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GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
9 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work, supportive culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline

    Pros

    Excellent training, no hierarchy, supportive culture, excellent products, coaching and sales support, competitive remuneration, great place for working mothers, opportunity for growth and learning, honest and supportive management, excellent diversity

    Cons

    Opportunities for advancement are limited, and often the choice for promotions appear irrational when viewed in light of candidates' respective backgrounds and achievements

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  2. "Decent Company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, customer base, opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Increasingly over-managed, too many meetings.

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  3. "Great pharmaceutical company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great base salary with uncapped bonuses, full benefits, diverse portfolio of products to sell and many different career paths for advancement

    Cons

    Sales goals unattainable for current market conditions

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative and supportive work environment

    Cons

    Too many meetings and conference calls

  5. "Have no idea"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Ho Chi Minh City
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, manager line, collegues, work life balance

    Cons

    Management system is too complicated

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  6. "Hard Worker !"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and medical benefits !

    Cons

    I believe that there's some issues with Transparency !

  7. "Very welcoming company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team players, puts patients first!

    Cons

    Poor bonus structure, frequent restructuring

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Stay away from GSK"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overall decent benefits, which includes health, dental insurance, life insurance, disability and salary.

    Cons

    When you turn 50 years old at GSK, the main objective from management is to harass you and discriminate against you.

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    GlaxoSmithKline Response

    August 21, 2019

    Thank you for taking the time to provide details regarding your experience. GSK reaffirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation. We encourage you to contact us via our Speak Up channel https://gsk.i-sight.com/landing-page/ to provide more specific information so that we may look further into the concerns that you have expressed.

  9. "Pharmaceutical sales representative"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good medical benefits Good retirement benefits

    Cons

    Struggling pipeline of products No clear vision for the future Leadership insufficiencies

  10. Helpful (3)

    "exec sales rep"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Executive Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    well positioned products with good formulary coverage

    Cons

    not paid directly for performance

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