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Great place to learn and grow

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst

I have been working at Procter & Gamble

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

-lots of opportunities for learning (CPE classes, multi day workshops/trainings, supportive mgt.)
-skill matrix and promotion principles alongside workplan process makes it clear how to succeed
-values based company with seriously long legacy means you can feel good about where you work
-possible to succeed and have work/life balance
-low cost of living means a very nice house relative to almost anywhere else in the country
-great on a resume (or so I've been told)

Cons

-living in Cincinnati
-small raises in the current economic environment (maybe I should be happy to have a job?)
-flat structure mean promotion takes years
-lots of process, bureaucracy, documenting vs. doing, etc
-recent lengthening of assignment lengths in finance

Advice to Management

get more radical about simplification (so many people think they are doing mission critical work that def aren't). nuke a few systems or kill a few processes and see if the world really ends. get some leadership in GBS(IT) that can really deliver on this digitization vision instead of just cost-cutting.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great responsibilities from the start

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

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good experience. Lot to learn and great responsibilities from the start. Largest FMCG to work for, so the scope of learning and growing is great.

    Cons

    bureaucracy is a major deterrent in the growth of the company. Due to its sheer size, the company is not able to be agile enough to react to competitors.

    Advice to Management

    try to create a structure where there is more flexibility both externally in terms of the speed at which we react to the competitors and internally, so that employees are given more freedom in working across departments and geographies to imbibe leadership.

  2. Helpful (2)

    Good place to launch your career!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Geneva (Switzerland)

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Best in Class marketing school with a chance to get experienced on the real $$$ business cases
    - High level of reasponsibilities from the earlier beggining
    - Strong system of talents development (mentoring, coaching, variety of trainings)
    - Transparency of promotions/assignments planning

    Cons

    - Extremely slow career growth
    - Very average salaries (or even below average) at the beggining
    - No work 'n life balance
    - Always under pressure of deadlines

    Advice to Management

    Start promoting 'ready to' people ahead of '5yrs' principle in order to keep them in the company

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