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Diageo Reviews

Updated October 7, 2014
Updated October 7, 2014
269 Reviews
3.5
269 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • They promote work life balance in the sense that - most people work from home on Fridays (in 32 reviews)

  • Great people, great benefits, global opportunities, great industry, great brands (in 36 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance is rather difficult to manage here (in 17 reviews)

  • Sometimes decision making process is not as quick as the business need (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Customer Service

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT

    I worked at Diageo as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very friendly and relaxed company environment. People are professional and helpful. Company cares about the overall wellbeing of its people.

    Cons

    Cons are the same for any large corporation - too many hands in the pot. If there is an issue regarding work process, then you would need to involve a lot of people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great internship experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Corporate Relations Intern in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Corporate Relations Intern in Miami, FL

    I worked at Diageo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great international team, interesting work, happy hours. Living in Miami was also really fun.

    Cons

    I only worked there for 3 months as an internship - no cons during my time. There was not a direct link to full-time positions from my internship, but it was still great experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Planning in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Planning in Norwalk, CT

    I have been working at Diageo full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere, opportunities are more available overseas

    Cons

    decision making takes too long

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer more mentoring programs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    My experience at Diageo was wonderful!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Intern in Norwalk, CT

    I have been working at Diageo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    I was an intern and the company was really wonderful. Everyone was generally happy, willing to help, and enthusiastic about their job.

    Cons

    The interview process felt rather disorganized as they were restructuring the division I was interning. My initial start date kept being pushed back, but once I began, I loved it!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing
    Current Employee - Marketing

    I have been working at Diageo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Diageo is a great place to work. The culture is very collaborative, the brands are very solid and the company invest a lot on marketing for their brands.

    Cons

    Sometimes decision making process is not as quick as the business need

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Team Leader in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Production Team Leader in Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Diageo full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great management team, keeps an eye on the ball.

    Cons

    Employee not engaged. Union facility kept employees from being more active.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more on the production floor

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great experience, love everything about this job

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

    I have been working at Diageo part-time

    Pros

    Diageo is a great company to gain real experience especially for those seeking a marketing career

    Cons

    Sometimes there is a lack of communication between management and employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great brands, great culture, great people, great performance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT

    I have been working at Diageo

    Pros

    Great talent and people all around you. Great brands, highly profitable. Great business strategy. Compensation in general is competitive. Workplace is very good. Very good recognition scheme. Strong diversity networks. Very participative. Growing feedback and talent initiatives.

    Cons

    The company needs a more formal trainning, better academy site, less complexity without reducing employee participation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't deviate the strategy and the culture we built.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    A great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Director in Norwalk, CT

    I have been working at Diageo

    Pros

    + Freedom to succeed
    + Work-life balance
    + Nice people
    + Great location
    + Beautiful office space
    + Nice gym

    Cons

    + Lots of org change
    + Not a growing market
    + Poor maternity leave
    + Culture of entitlement
    + Fascination with the next hot thing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Before you change a structure or a way of working, make sure that you have really assessed whether it is working or not, and are not just trying something new because it is time to change

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great company

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

    I have been working at Diageo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Freedom to succeed, people, products

    Cons

    Many structural changes happened lately.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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