Carlsberg
3.1 of 5 14 reviews
www.carlsberg.com Copenhagen, Denmark 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Jun 2, 2014

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Jørgen B. Rasmussen

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    Fantastic, energetic with a strong culture of solution focus

    Head of (Former Employee)
    Global Village (India)

    ProsSeek new best practise, and act to implement
    Strong culture of "have fun at work"
    Super sharp team around you

    ConsAs many coperate - there is a also a good part of CMA
    "Followers" have better chance to promote that "Open mouth game changers"

    Advice to Senior ManagementIt is needed also to be good at "internal CMA" - but I suggest you also to promote and put foreward those who dare to push the boundaries.....

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Interaction

    Brand Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat global brands, strong marketing processes and outstanding talent.

    ConsBureaucratic set up, nepotism and favoritism

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe affiliate countries have a lot of autonomy and therefore a lot of nepotism and favoritism crops up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Avoid Finance, HR & IT!!!

    HQ Manager (Current Employee)
    Copenhagen (Denmark)

    ProsFun products, well known and strong brands, flexible working, good home/work balance especially if you have kids, history and heritage, good parties! Nice being part of something many people know of. Good colleagues.

    ConsVery little governance and administration, regular knee-jerk cost cutting rounds, ruthless leadership/many disrespectful and deceitful line managers, high staff turnover at all levels including 3 VPs of Group Finance in 5 years; 3 VPs of Group HR in 5 years; 6 VPs of Group IT in 9 years!

    Strong tendency to treat symptoms rather than address root causes, especially in inefficient administrative work practices and systems.

    No knowledge management so knowledge drain when people leave, resulting in constant re-invention of the wheel and demoralised staff.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDefine, implement and embed sustainable administrative processes.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Friendly culture, but amateur-ish senior management

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    Prospeople friendly, relaxed, fun culture
    ok pay, some perks
    nice history and products
    dynamic environment, focus on growth
    top management stable and strong (though failing to get the right senior managers too often)
    nice central location

    Consmid-senior management level mediocre
    promotions criteria inconsistent between departments
    too many projects, poorly coordinated, few taken to the end
    communication between different departments poor - lack of structure
    execution capacity generally low
    embarking on cost-cutting crusades often

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    Learned a lot but did not have the opportunity to extend contract

    Marketing (Former Employee)

    ProsLearned a variety of things. Get exposed to different aspects of marketing

    ConsManagement team not so friendly

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Just stay away from this mess

    (Former Employee)
    Almaty (Kazakhstan)

    ProsFree beer from time to time. Competitive salary if you sell yourself well, but even this doesn't worth it

    ConsPoor management skills, blaming culture, soviet approach to business, not global company at all, complete mess and whatever is done - done unprofessionally. People are leaving this company and there are reasons for it. Horrible country head office, you don't feel that you are part of successful group

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink mid term, not short term. Don't let a bunch of few senior managers to destroy business in this country. Look at staff turnover by departments and you will see where the problem is

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good experience

    Administrative Manager (Former Employee)
    Kiev (Ukraine)

    ProsGood international company. The leader in the market of Ukraine. Good experience

    ConsDictatorship and bureaucracy prospers in this company. It is a lot of remnants from the Soviet enterprises.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe management should be closer to employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    ProsOpportunities to make a change and develop yourself and company

    ConsLithuanian matrix for Baltics wasn´t goos

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Truly fast-moving company

    Chief Financial Officer (Former Employee)
    Tallinn (Estonia)

    ProsThey do not stop to think - they do! So they are the first there, as it works out very well with these smart people

    ConsWell... sometimes there would be some time needed to think a bit more. But not very often.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe truly international, not just Danish! There should be equal career opportunities for all nationalities.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good products, good inovation, good people, disorder in priorities...

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsChalenging and fast learning enviroment, especially for young people. Good place for inovations and implementation of new ideas. Information's are shared between companies and countries and people. Best practice is in place and shared between companies. Traveling. Employees have opportunity to develope, attend Bussiness scules and different academies.

    ConsTo many different project that interfere between departments resulting inability to achieve goals what leads to dissatisfation. Also to many projects are started but never finished, no real results at the end. No future strategy in place just short wings. Savings become main bussines priorites and not the products.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSet priorities in bussines, build long term strategy that will not be changed after several months.

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