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GlaxoSmithKline Interview Questions

Updated 20 Feb 2018
847 Interview Reviews

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    Producer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    Interview process was very straight forward. Easy going team and everyone was friendly. The whole process was designed to run very smoothly. I would try to interview here again in another six months to one year.

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    R&D Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline.

    Interview

    All day interviews with a variety of people in the dept and support functions . Asked to give a seminar. Had dinner with the group. Very standard process, from speaking to others in similar roles.

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  3. Helpful (1)  

    Future Leaders Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline.

    Interview

    The interview was conducted over the phone.
     Most of the questions asked were typical behavioral questions that were easily answerable using the STAR method.
    However, I was asked a few direct research questions.

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    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rockville, MD (US)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline (Rockville, MD (US)) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Great interview process. Very straightforward, interviewers were warm and professional. I met separately with HR, two admin assistants, and the executive. Had a chance to talk to them informally during my interview which was wonderful.

    Interview Questions

    • Talk about how you prioritize your work.   1 Answer

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline.

    Interview

    I applied online first - they had some Future Leaders specific questions in addition to requiring your CV/Resume and Cover Letter. Afterwards, I got an email to complete an aptitude test which they said would take about an hour but ended up being like 2-2.5 hours. I got phone screened a month later, and invited to the assessment center, which was a great experience but very difficult.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you had to motivate others to accomplish a goal.   Answer Question

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    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline (Memphis, TN (US)).

    Interview

    Recruiter Calls & Sets up a Phone Screen.
    Weeks later, answer questions on Phone Screen (Why I want job? Salary? Etc)

    Weeks later call to set up IV.
    Go to GSK for Interview.
    Security search. Wait in tiny lobby.

    Interview with a 5 People Panel (mixed hierarchy)
    Interview Questions:
    Tell me your work history.
    Questions to see if you qualify.
    Do you have GMP experience?
    STAR based situational questions.
    1. Situation or Target.
    2. Action I did.
    3. Results from my action
    Wait for over a month for response.
    Hiring process also takes time.
    SLOW!!!

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me when you saw someone breaking the rules at your last job. What did you do?   1 Answer

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    ACE Schools Oral Healthcare Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Warren, NJ (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline (Warren, NJ (US)) in December 2017.

    Interview

    -Pre application submission interviews with current team
    - Phone interview with acting manager
    -HR phone interview
    -Phone panel interview with three current consultants on team
    -In person interviews at HQ with three separate panels consisting of two interviewers in regional management, divisional management, and VP of Expert Sales
    -Rapid response

    Interview Questions

    • What tools, and skill sets do you posses that you feel are transferrable, and unique when considering the role as well as the other candidates ?   Answer Question

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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline.

    Interview

    Interviews were performed with various levels within the function and interviewers from other functional areas. Skills testing on Excel using a case study. Technical and situational questions used in the interview process.

    Interview Questions

    • Excel skills test; case study   1 Answer

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    Process Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline in November 2017.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview with the process engineer that I would be working with. It was mainly CASE questions and then just personal questions that were more casually based. The interviewer seemed nice and was very candid about the process.

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    Quality Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lincoln, NE (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at GlaxoSmithKline (Lincoln, NE (US)).

    Interview

    Phone interview was used as a screening process then onsite interview was panel of people from different departments who I would end up working with. Some of them were managers

    Interview Questions

    • Explain when you had a problem how you had to work with other department and how you did so.   Answer Question

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