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Helpful (1)

A satisfying career

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

Pros

Environment is built on relationships, so if you are relationship oriented this is the place for you. Responsibility is given at early point in your career as you strive for more.

Cons

Decision making process is not efficient. Silos of operation are easily formed by business units or finctional units which impacts productivity.

Advice to Management

As Cargill continues to grow the pressure is to move into the typical operating model of other large companies. This threatens the history of the "family" company and an environment of trust. Decisions need to be made, but the change of the culture is a result to be considered.

Other Employee Reviews for Cargill

  1. Helpful (2)

    can be very different depending upon where you are

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some great people. If you join early career and fit you can build a fantastic career.

    Cons

    Don't join as an experienced hire - the culture is very strong. Diversity and inclusion is espoused but practiced poorly. Difference is poorly tolerated. Very US centric. An American company operating internationally NOT a global company. Imposes US thinking, values and work practices. If you don't want to work in the US there are limited career opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Trust and candor are massive issues and getting in the way. Needs a change of leadership at the senior level - the senior leaders are not in touch with the workforce.


  2. Great Company, Misguided business unit leadership

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    A very diverse company with many advancement opportunities. It's privately held can cash rich. Good culture if you work for the right business unit. Cargill has over 60 different business units.

    Cons

    Lack of accountability and a sense that business unit management was detached from reality. Too many silos and politics led to a toxic culture where you were reprimanded for challenging the Status Quo. Company as a whole too a knee jerk reaction to recent financial struggles in cutting in areas that added significant value.

    Advice to Management

    Remember you are a private company and do not need to slash costs to meet a quarterly earnings target. Don't lose sight of the Challenge, Innovate, Mentality that has been around since 1865.


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