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Good place to work depending on the people you work for/with.

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Cincinnati, OH
Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Cincinnati, OH

I have been working at Procter & Gamble

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good benefits package, gym on site, flexible.

Cons

There is a very high need to perform at the highest level.

Advice to Management

Understand all levels of the organization.

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    A majority of the issues are people and behavioral issues

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Process Engineer
    Current Employee - Process Engineer

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a global company that if you are willing to move around for, you can visit almost anywhere you would want to on a typical 2/3 year assignment. They have a detailed vacation, 401k structure is makes it fair to all new hires so that people are not starting on different levels. International is actually involved on the plant level so that it does not seem like they are a distant organization as I've seen in other companies. You can also be proud of who you work for as they make efforts for that everyone can be involved in their community.

    Cons

    The main issue is job stability. Factories can be closed on a whim and migrated into other factories. The big pictures of such plans are not fully given to the employees at the affected factories to those outside of the senior management so that the proper decision for that person can be made. They also train everyone like a robot and cause people to rely on these centrals pillars rather than the department's management taking control of issues and fixing them. A majority of the issues are people and behavioral issues which do not seem to ever get fixed through the proper channels.

    Advice to Management

    Senior Management needs to be more involved on the line levels.

  2. Helpful (2)

    P&G great for new hires

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large, stable company that is highly respected in its field. Great training for employees and excellent benefits. I've also been told that it's a great resume builder and one can "go anywhere" after spending some time first at P&G.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic at times. Very process oriented company which can stifle spontaneity and out of the box thinking. Some ideas can't be fully supported by tons of data. In addition, different businesses require different skills and more effort should be made to bring in people that can provide different viewpoints rather than reinforce the status quo.

    Advice to Management

    Have monthly meetings with the "lower level" employees to hear unfiltered feedback. The employees on the lower rungs are usually the ones closest to the action and have the best pulse on the market.

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