GlaxoSmithKline Reviews

Updated 5 Aug 2020

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GlaxoSmithKline Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley
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  1. "Excellent work life balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Sligo

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

    Pros

    Excellent development opportunities Good Salary and Benefits

    Cons

    Product promotion Too many central teams

  2. "The wages are good pitty the people are not"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Line Worker in Dungarvan, Waterford
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The wages are very good

    Cons

    People will stab you in the back at every turn


  3. "Good Place to work"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Dungarvan, Waterford

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Friendly , fair one of the nice pharma companies to work for

    Cons

    No flexible working hours, facilities are basic

  4. "Wasters"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cork Plant in Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice modern plant great location.

    Cons

    There are two types of employees those before the warning letter and those pots. Some of the older staff are some of the laziest people I have ever encountered. They sit in roles over 20 years and doing their best to avoid work. A say lots and nothing culture. Overpaid and useless. Operations spend more time on breaks then at work.

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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 is concerning to us that you view aspects of our quality standards to be anything less than stringent. We take this feedback very seriously and encourage you to contact us via our Speak Up channel here: https://gsk.i-sight.com/landing-page/

  5. "R&D Operations Team Leader"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Positive working environment and people are dedicated and committed

    Cons

    Difficult to make quick changes due to complex systems.

  6. "Occupational hygienist"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Occupational Hygienist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Interesting & Varied and challenging in a world that can make a difference

    Cons

    Can be a difficult journey to bring others along

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  7. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemical Engineer in Cork

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits+ Good Salary + Lovely People

    Cons

    IT support can be slow

  8. "QC Analyst"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QC Analyst in Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Co-workers, nice work culture

    Cons

    Low pay, under valued compared to other companies

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  9. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, good benefits, great people

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for career development

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Racism and discrimination is the norm!"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Engineer in Dungarvan, Waterford
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some nice people and good benefits.

    Cons

    Racism, favoritism, nepotism and discrimination is the norm!

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