Unilever Reviews

Updated August 26, 2015
627 reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
  • Any Status
Employment Status

Reset
4.0
Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Unilever CEO Paul Polman
Paul Polman
256 Ratings

Pros
  • Appreciate agile working for work/life balance (in 69 reviews)

  • flexible working hours, ability to work from home, good staff benefits (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • The work life balance is non existent (in 57 reviews)

  • Time-consuming decision making process (in 30 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

627 Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1. Great workplace

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    best company to work for. Lots of growth opportunities and easy to get highlighted..

    Cons

    Benefits could have been better


  2. great company - poor location/benefits

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great products and message of sustainability.

    Cons

    non competitive pay and locations are not ideal locations to work.


  3. Sales Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Sales Intern in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Former Intern - Sales Intern in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A fast-paced environment with a lot to learn Innovative solutions to business problems, new technologies available Some of the managers are highly intelligent and capable Good salary and side benefits, flexible work hours Easy to access top management

    Cons

    Competition is high, employees get promotion by their social relations. People are not friendly enough because of high level of stress, they are sometimes jealous Some of the employees are irresponsible and incapable

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting uncapable employees Value hard working people


  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. Wonderful Company with Great Brands!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Global Company Great benefits Brands are ones you use every day. Cares about the environment. Check out the sustainability plan.

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunities for advancement if you've been there a long time. Processes move rather slow

    Advice to Management

    Too much internal politics


  6. Supervisor

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Category Operations Supervisor
    Former Employee - Category Operations Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    To work and with ISO make good company assets and cost savings

    Cons

    To implement the company save profit with ISO/procedures and implementation

    Advice to Management

    To give good training nohow on staff vacancies


  7. Procurement Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Sustainable Global companies. Well diversified

    Cons

    Too globalized and complicated matrix


  8. Good Company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Current Employee - Analyst in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is a clear company wide agenda so that everyone can work towards. Offers great work and life balance.

    Cons

    Sometimes there could be too many intermediate process/procedures that does not add value.

    Advice to Management

    Simply the process.


  9. Great Opportunity for moving around

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Advancement for newcomers is very strong. Allows you to work in many cross-functional roles.

    Cons

    Restructuring occurs often. Good company to work for, but you have to play the politics appropriately.


  10. Unilever Assistant Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Flexible -Immense Exposure -Best Employer -Employee centric company with a value to drive Business

    Cons

    - Stringent Timelines Apart from this I am still evaluating


  11. Procurement

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Wirral, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Wirral, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Good work/life & agile workings, BUPA healthcare and healthy share opportunities.

    Cons

    Difficult to achieve high end bonus. No longer final salary pension.



Showing 627 of 1,448 reviews
Reset Filters
RSS Feed </> Embed

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.