GlaxoSmithKline Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley
Emma Walmsley
1,012 Ratings
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  1. "Love it"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, teamwork , support

    Cons

    It's closing down its operation in Sydney

  2. "Excellent company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Clinical Research Associate in Melbourne
    Recommends

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    The company upholds high standards and ethics. Staff are professional, passionate and dedicated. The company offers some wonderful opportunities and benefits to staff.

    Cons

    Hot desking doesn't suit everyone and the hours can be long.


  3. "Plenty of Opportunities"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Lots of development focus and opportunities. Competitive pay. Strong focus on culture. A lot of great management

    Cons

    The consumer health care business needs to act more like an FMCG company not a pharmaceutical one

  4. "Okay company overall"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Not too much pressure or stress. Okay for a big organisation. Felt supported to have work-life balance. Good culture if you talk to positive people.

    Cons

    Limited progression. Limited pipeline. Progression is only for a select few that management have already decided on. Not the best pay or bonuses.

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  5. "Great place to learn!"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing IBL 

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Amazing support from managers and involvement in different projects on large scales

    Cons

    I had to move for the job and got no support with that.

  6. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Conditions are good for the job

    Cons

    Closing down so no more work

  7. "Good learning experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Coordinator in Boronia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good learning experience for an entry level. Give employees a good amount of responsibility.

    Cons

    Work culture was not driven to achieve.

  8. "Good worklife balance"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Business Partner in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great projects and development opportunities

    Cons

    -Restructuring -not much opportunity to grow

  9. "Great team"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Payroll Officer 

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

    Pros

    Fantastic benefits and flexibility

    Cons

    No further room for growth

  10. "Interesting Culture"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head of Sales in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance. Smart people.

    Cons

    People hide behind process and values. When things get tough, the values disappear.

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    GlaxoSmithKline Response

    March 4, 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to share feedback on your experience. We really value our employee’s feedback and it’s important that our employees feel supported. We are focused on creating a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone at GSK can feel able and inspired to realise their potential. We take your feedback seriously and encourage you to contact us via our Speak Up channel at 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.

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