Akzo Nobel Worldwide

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Akzo Nobel Worldwide Reviews in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England

Updated August 12, 2014
Updated August 12, 2014
120 Reviews
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120 Reviews
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Akzo Nobel Worldwide CEO Ton Büchner
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36 Ratings

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Pros
  • Depending on your manager, you can get a great work life balance (in 12 reviews)

  • Good people to work with, but many don't stay for long (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management is hired in from outside the company and is quite clueless about running this industry (in 5 reviews)

  • I felt that upper management had a master plan to influence middle management to berate employees (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    good Multinational, you can have opportunities worldwide but really need to push for it

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Improvement Manager in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Process Improvement Manager in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    I have been working at Akzo Nobel Worldwide full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance, friendly poeple, good training and development

    Cons

    compensation, not equal opportunities, not recoginised for your achievements

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    AkzoNobel Review R&D

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Project Manager in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Technical Project Manager in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    I have been working at Akzo Nobel Worldwide full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Great people
    - Some interesting projects
    - Good benefits and holiday
    - Health care

    Cons

    - Low pay compared to some other chemical companies R&D
    - Limitted progression opportunities through promotion or management
    - Limitted development through courses or qualifications available
    - Under resourced in areas meaning high stress

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - More training opportunities
    Better staff development and progression

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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