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  1.  

    Fantastic place to work for and learn.

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    Former Employee - Finance Director in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)
    Former Employee - Finance Director in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

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

    Pros

    People oriented, international workplace. Highly competitive.

    Cons

    Work load and too many meetings (of which many do not add any value) keep you out from the real world. It is a big shock when you leave the company.

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    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Unilever PLC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to progress; good training programmes; ambitious but friendly colleagues; good atmosphere; decent salary and lots of Unilever freebies!

    Cons

    Flexible working arrangements not possible in my role (but may have been elsewhere).

    Recommends
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    Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Learning Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Learning Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Unilever PLC full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Headroom to follow up on new ideas, friendly atmosphere, truly global, very human generally, inspiring CSR mission that really matters (not just greenwashing), very varied, some roles offer good work-life balance, virtual working

    Cons

    Can be a bit silo-mentality, need to do lots of stakeholder management which can slow things down a bit, pay is good but not best-in-class but the pros outweigh this IMHO

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  5.  

    Great

    Current Employee - Demand Planner
    Current Employee - Demand Planner

    I have been working at Unilever PLC full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Agile working and working from home

    Cons

    salaries are less than compettitor firms

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase pay

  6.  

    Exciting, challenging, rewarding and fun.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Account Manager
    Current Employee - Customer Account Manager

    I have been working at Unilever PLC

    Pros

    Unilever is a very large global company and as a result there are a plethora of opportunities both in the UK and abroad.

    The Unilever culture is based around people. They understand stand that if they treat the employees right then they will get the success that they want.

    Cons

    Due to the size of Unilever, you can sometimes find yourself lost in such a huge organization. when in the UK business it is sometimes hard to think of the business as global, however my next role in brand development may help to change this.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would say that the higher levels should get more traction with the Unilever graduates. It is the Unilever Future Leaders Program and therefore i believe meeting higher management at the start would provide inspriation and support for the future.

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  7.  

    Unilever, a lovely company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Unilever PLC

    Pros

    Unilever is a lovely company to work for with awesome opportunities for learning, personal and professional development through trainings and on the job skills acquisition. There are systems and processes in place to guide and aid performance. There is strong emphasis on delivery of set targets while not compromising ones integrity

    Cons

    There is usually a lot to do so if time management is not a strong competence, there is the tendency to get work life balance wrong.

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    I'm enjoying my career in Unilever and I think it is a result of the clarity of the focus and direction of the leadership team. There are also many members of the leadership team that inspire confidence and respect in me.

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