GlaxoSmithKline Philadelphia Reviews

Updated 24 Jun 2020

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3.9
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GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
42 Ratings
  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investigator in Collegeville, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very collegial and open environment

    Cons

    Not much room to grow

  2. "GSK is a great company doing exciting work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in King of Prussia, PA

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline

    Pros

    Flexibility, pay, resources, and innovation

    Cons

    The only "con" i can think of is a difficult interview process for an intern. If you prepare well you should do fine.

  3. "It's fine"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The job is located in a good city

    Cons

    Senior Vice Presidents aren't very supportive

  4. "Seen better days"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager, Clinical Pharmacology in King of Prussia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Caring, supportive, competent, competitive, educational

    Cons

    Opportunist, nonintegrated, competitive, ruthless, condescending

  5. "Product owner for Software"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Product Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, Family friendly company

    Cons

    depends on role, very stressful

  6. "good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investigator in Collegeville, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very good work life balance

    Cons

    limited developement oppotunities and the company system is not very good

  7. "People's company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investigator in Collegeville, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance, interesting breadth of projects to work on. Extremely people-centric company.

    Cons

    Pay below industry standard, need for cutting edge molecules

  8. "good company to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Phoenixville, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    flexible hours, good pay, good employees

    Cons

    lack of development opportunity, particular for older workers

  9. "Still a Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A pleasant place to work. Moving in the right direction with the business

    Cons

    Big and bureaucratic.

  10. "Positive work/life balance"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Collegeville, PA

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Salary, work/life balance, benefits, experience

    Cons

    open office space, meeting environment

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