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Values, ethics, growth, responsibility and career development are pillars at Mars

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

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

Pros

You own and drive your career. What you do and how you do it are equally important. For those that can build relationships, collaborate, build teams and drive business results will be rewarded with opportunities. No functional limits. Mars likes generalists that can jump from function to function and perform.

Cons

Associates at Mars are given a high level of responsibility and autonomy. The culture is not very disciplined, processes are loose, documentation trails difficult to follow and work load very high.

Advice to Management

Preach work life balance but continued added responsibilities makes it difficult to perform to a high level without sacrificing on life outside work.

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    Network, network, network

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

    I have been working at Mars full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    A lot of freedom and responsibility the minute you walk through the door.

    Cons

    It's all about who you know, sometimes you can miss out on good career opportunities if you don't talk to the right person at the right time.

    Advice to Management

    Get more in touch with the human side! It's not all about the numbers.

  2. Amazing Company

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

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

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits
    Wonderful core principles
    You get to make candy for a living
    Global organization with plenty of growth opportunitites
    Private company that can stick to its priciples without appeasing shareholder greed

    Cons

    Working at particular facilities create microcasms that do not reflect the overall company methods and intent.
    Achieving visibilty requires being at a level that interacts outside a particular plant.
    Mobility equal opportunity

    Advice to Management

    Managers that do not promote the Mars culture should be reallocated.

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