GlaxoSmithKline Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated 21 Jul 2020

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  1. "Good company to work for, very people oriented"

    5.0
     

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline

    Pros

    A Multinational Well established company with Good salary and good products. Training provided to improve skills. Friendly working environment overall

    Cons

    Rotation is tough to manage having a lot of medical Representatives coveribg the same territory. Company only hiring through a third party.

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  2. "gsk"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Finance Director in Singapore
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good pay, MNC working environment, career progression

    Cons

    unstable job and chance of redundancy due to low business growth , no long term plan


  3. "Lead Investigator"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Lead Investigator in Guayama, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It has a great working environment

    Cons

    It is located in a small county

  4. "It was a better company years ago."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Specialty Accounts Specialist in Nashville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, safe work environment. Embraces diversity.

    Cons

    Management inconsistency. Constant change in overall strategy. Unclear sales goals. Lack of true transparency.

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Contractor - GPS in Cork
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline for less than a year

    Pros

    Positive work environment. Transparent hierarchy. Positive mentoring environment.

    Cons

    Poor wages awarded for employment role.

  6. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    it is a nice and diverse working environment

    Cons

    nothing in particular comes to mind

  7. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior QC Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    GSK respect and always rewards their employees and always focus in developing the employees. Nice working environment A lot of development opportunities that helps employees to learn and practice within the company Fair payrolls

    Cons

    Since it is manufacturing and supplying company it is always having a workload and everything is urgent Some sites have a flat otgnisation structure which means no big opportunities for career growth The company cares about the managers more than shop floor employees Your future in the company is depends on a lot of factors meaning that the promotion requirements are complex and it is changing every year, hard work and experience is some time not enough your connection with top management can really change everything.

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  8. "Simple, painless process"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was a consultative culture and structured working environment. especially loved that they hot desk! Colleagues were awesome and helpful.

    Cons

    can't think of anything. I enjoyed the relations I built while I was there.

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  9. "Good company to work in"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Chemical Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline for less than a year

    Pros

    People are work-focused and helpful. Great working environment.

    Cons

    There are no cons that I can think of except long traveling time

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  10. "A good company with excellent work environment"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Head of ERP Operations (KL) in Petaling Jaya
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working environment with helpful colleagues

    Cons

    1. Although proclaiming to be a fair and global organisation, it has inconsistent HR practices varying by country (different HR grades for the same work scope) 2. Global/Regional management disconnect from country level staff in some areas

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