Compare GlaxoSmithKline vs Novo Nordisk BETA

See how working at GlaxoSmithKline vs. Novo Nordisk compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at GlaxoSmithKline vs. Novo Nordisk. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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GlaxoSmithKline

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Novo Nordisk

Employee Ratings

  • Novo Nordisk scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 4994 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1118 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.1
Novo Nordisk employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.5
Novo Nordisk employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GlaxoSmithKline Ceo Emma Walmsley
86%
86%Emma Walmsley
CEO Approval
Novo Nordisk Ceo Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
93%
93%Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
Novo Nordisk employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Novo Nordisk employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Novo Nordisk employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than GlaxoSmithKline employees rated theirs.

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at GlaxoSmithKline.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Novo Nordisk.
  • GlaxoSmithKline had 72 more reviews than Novo Nordisk that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 322 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 235 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 174 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 68 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 121 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 118 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 49 reviews)
"Danish"(in 27 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Supply Chain Associate

I have been working at GlaxoSmithKline full-time

Pros

Corporate environment is wonderful to work in.

Cons

Several functions are outsourced to other countries, hence there is very little opportunity to progress within the company in NZ.

Current Employee - Senior CRA

I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

Pros

Sustainable and eco friendly company Salary and benefits

Cons

No particular cons in my view

Job Postings

GlaxoSmithKline has 770 more recently posted open jobs than Novo Nordisk.