Diageo Reviews

Updated April 17, 2015
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  1. New company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Trade Commercial Manager in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Trade Commercial Manager in Miami, FL

    I worked at Diageo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible, Great industry, Great products,

    Cons

    new company, still young, sales stream is too narrow at least in Latin America

    Advice to Management

    diversify income stream

  2. awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Rgional Fund Administrator
    Former Employee - Rgional Fund Administrator

    I worked at Diageo

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    was treated with respect, given growth opportunities, i

    Cons

    acquisition by general mills, benefit breaches,neglect as shareowner

  3. Great company, but too many cooks in the kitchen and watch out for lay offs

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance Manager
    Former Employee - Finance Manager

    I worked at Diageo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Innovative and constantly pressing for more, good pay and overall they care about employees

    Cons

    Egos and BAD decisions by people that shouldn't be making them. Also tons of reorganization which = layoffs

    Advice to Management

    Get some new blood at the top, otherwise you're doomed for mediocrity

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  5. A great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Plainfield, IL
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Plainfield, IL

    I have been working at Diageo full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great upper management
    Opportunity
    Exposure
    Great engagement
    Innovative

    Cons

    It's in Illinois
    Lots of ego's.

    Advice to Management

    Keep pushing

  6. Helpful (3)

    Strange

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Diageo

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits are considered good broadly.

    Cons

    Culture is bizarre and culty

  7. great company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Technician in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Process Technician in Menlo Park, CA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    travel,leadership,coworkers,benefits,wages,location management career brands this was a great place to work

    Cons

    company closed down,after 53 years

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. Helpful (1)

    Mediocre company to work for - not-so-great upper management. Worth working there for a few years for experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Diageo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, a good group of people to work with in general.

    Cons

    Sr Management needs to understand their employees better and strengths. Too political.

  9. fast paced and high pressure in exchange for great benefits and opportunities

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

    I worked at Diageo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture, training, inclusion and beneifts

    Cons

    high expectations of hours...I rarely shut down before 8 pm

    Advice to Management

    stop the reorgs and stay one course...

  10. Helpful (3)

    Little room for advancement, outside of lateral moves, rotating door in management and brands fighting to keep share

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

    I worked at Diageo (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Pay and benefit package stellar especially pension
    Innovation
    Learning experience great

    Cons

    Management changes to often
    Leadership doesn't get reality
    Little room for upward advancement
    Marketing in chaos

    Advice to Management

    See above

  11. Review

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Diageo full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Diageo has strong brands, great people, and a very strong innovation pipeline.

    Cons

    Challenging industry with rapidly changing dynamics puts pressure on the business.

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