GlaxoSmithKline Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2021

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GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
1,302 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review

    "company with great values"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - MEDICAL BUSINESS ASSOCIATE in Bhubaneshwar

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

    Pros

    everything was good ,great place to work and learn

    Cons

    nothing as such ,everything was great

    GlaxoSmithKline Response

    November 16, 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback!

  2. "Gravy train"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Operator in Boronia
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, conditions and 12 hour shift patterns

    Cons

    It’s closing down all Australian sites! No recognition for specialised training/knowledge/experience.

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  3. "Good Employer, Long work hours, Slow with Tech updates"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Good Employer - Good HR policies

    Cons

    long work hours due to bad tech

  4. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People and ethos drive the company

    Cons

    Workplace politics is prevalent between the site leadership

  5. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big corporation and competitive salaries

    Cons

    Lack of career development opportunities

  6. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Modern employer that celebrates diversity and inclusion

    Cons

    Too many systems and processes

  7. "Review"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Engineer in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    handles processes with criticality and focuses on attention to details

    Cons

    not flexible to changes due to regulatory requirements

  8. "Good company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Associate in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great perks and good career opportunities.

    Cons

    Pharma takes time to learn.

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Project Manager 

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great people Inviting culture Supportive managers

    Cons

    Details orientation can block fast movement

  10. "Great!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Category Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    work/life balance, culture, benefits, flexible work day, on site facilities

    Cons

    lean organization, structure, clarity, management, responsibilities