GlaxoSmithKline Employee Reviews

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Great place to work
Uso (Former Employee) –  Research Triangle Park, NCFebruary 21, 2017
I worked as Quality assurance and security. I enjoyed my coworkers and all of the staff. The hours were great and the pay was wonderful since it would up to par with the work required.
Pros
Pay, hours
Cons
Downsizing, Job security
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Great Company, Great Culture
Recruitment Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAFebruary 20, 2017
The Management is always available and willing to help out.
The office is a Beautiful and Comfortable Work environment
I was welcomed and made to feel comfortable from day one. Everyone is so friendly and helpful.
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Solid Company with friendly people
Scientific/Technical Support (Former Employee) –  PennsylvaniaFebruary 16, 2017
GSK is a great place to work at where the workplace is friendly, open, and fun. Everyone is willing to help for the most part and there is a low amount of office politics. Departments feel the most like a team compared to other pharma companies, and when there's an accomplishment, everyone wins.
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great pay
Production Technician (Former Employee) –  Memphis, TNFebruary 15, 2017
Great pay and benefits but the job culture and management is horrible. Hard to advance within if your not involved with the buddy system.
Pros
pay and benefits
Cons
management
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Learned a lot.
Clinical Study Associate (Contractor) (Former Employee) –  Collegeville, PAFebruary 13, 2017
Very friendly team to work with.
Best working environment.
Very friendly working space.
Learned new systems and software. ( Best training mentor)
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A good place to learn
Associate Scientist, Chemical Development (Former Employee) –  King of Prussia, PAFebruary 13, 2017
Glaxo is a good place to learn. The management is tough and the work environment is stressful. Multiple projects at one time. The pay is minimum, recommend for a college graduate.
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Very cosmopolitan company
Central Data Analyst (Former Employee) –  stockley parkFebruary 13, 2017
Very good company to work for colleagues friendly and helpful. The working environment is busy but good has you have good relationships with colleagues and management
Pros
good team
Cons
very busy
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great products, difficult marketing program, not sales team friendly
Respiratory Representative (Current Employee) –  midwestFebruary 11, 2017
good company, marketing plan in transition. excellent products with positive managed care coverage, making access much less an obstacle. Field sales team is loaded with people trying very hard to accomplish company mission
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I consider GSK as a great employer.
Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist (Former Employee) –  San Juan, PRFebruary 8, 2017
At GSK I learned Business Acumen and Customer Engagement, which are two important elements to have effective calls with my customers. Also, I learned to be more than a sales representative, a facilitator for my customers.
GSK is a real facilitator and represent a workplace full of respect to others.
Pros
Respect for people
Cons
Limited resources for some products.
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Have area to play domino, pingpong and avery good gym.
Operator (Former Employee) –  Cidra Municipio, PRFebruary 8, 2017
Good center of job. Have too much beneficent for the employer.This company no have comparison for other.Have a good cafeteria with very good food and low price. Have medical services .
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Strong Vision, short on delivery
Program Director (Current Employee) –  Research Triangle Park, NCFebruary 5, 2017
Very good company values and vision, but consistently struggling to deliver. The share price over the last 5-8 years shows it. A solid , top tier IT Infrastructure department. CIO is extremely cost conscious. As very talented people have driven costs down through lean practices and automation, labor arbitrage is now the practice to find even more savings. Very hard to see IT career advancement opportunities in the US.
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GSK was a great place to work.
Executive Pharmaceutical Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAFebruary 3, 2017
I marketed 17 specialty products to Endocrinology, Cardiology, Urology, Rheumatology, Orthopedics, Men’s and Women’s Health, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, and Pharmacy in southwestern WI. I was blessed with great co-workers, great managers, and great customers.
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Awesome
Administrative Assistant/Customer Care Advisor (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAFebruary 3, 2017
Great company to work for they actually care about their employees. You are treated equal and they are very flexible. Great environment and great people.
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My Favorite Job
Account Specialist-AR (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PA 19112February 2, 2017
I loved my co workers and most of my customers. This job was super easy and enjoyable for me.There was always room to learn something new. My boss in AR was amazing.
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nice place
Clinical Research Associate (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAFebruary 2, 2017
A great place to work and great compensation. Work life balance is great. there is room for development and room for growth. The staffers are friendly and always willing to help. Great team work.
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Uncertainty
EHS Department (Former Employee) –  Durham, NCFebruary 2, 2017
GSK is a great company to work for if you are one of the few lucky employees that can keep your job. The mission and direction is in constant change and you never know when they are going to outsource, close out, move operations to the UK-overseas, or sell off a line of business. Everyone seems to always be "in the pool of applicants" interviewing for the same job you have been working for many years. It can be extremely difficult to develop into another role because if you don't have the experience, it's hard to change departments into the R&D, clinical areas. I applied for many jobs over the years and never got one interview. Major cuts for many years in training budget with no paid travel expenses for educational conferences, or continuing education in my department, while management took lavish business trips. Many people at GSK make unreasonably high salaries, while others beg for a raise or perks.

Bottom line is it really depends who your manager/ department is at GSK
Pros
Pay and benefits are generally very good
Cons
No travel, hotel, meal expenses paid for professional development/conferences
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a typical day at work
Production Technician (Current Employee) –  Oak Hill, NYJanuary 31, 2017
It is not a hard job physically, yet mentally it is draining. The repetitive tasks you have to perform provide a lot of thinking time which is not always a good thing. 1st shift is much better than 2nd or 3rd which is a given. Pay-wise it is about the best you can do in the immediate area especially without a college degree.
Pros
Pay, benefits, time off
Cons
night shift, management, intelligence level
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Fun place to work
Accounting and Reporting Manager (Current Employee) –  Raleigh, NCJanuary 26, 2017
Great benefits and people and facilities. People have great ideas to move the company forward, but too much top level mangment holding back the progression.
Pros
people, pay
Cons
not much advancement
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workplace
Biopharm Manufacturing Associate (Former Employee) –  Rockville, MDJanuary 25, 2017
Good Place to work. There are a lot of experience people in their respective roles. Big company which gives you a chance to grow within.
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Good Management
CRA (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAJanuary 24, 2017
Great Company to work for. You get to work with a close-knit team. Flexible, ability to work from home. Work and life travel balance. Unlimited opportunities.
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