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Great people and opportunities, but you must be willing to work very hard

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Former Intern - Intern in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Former Intern - Intern in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

I worked at Unilever as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

--Summer hours (work an extra hour mon-thurs, take a halfday on friday)
--great people
--agile workspace (can sit in different places)
--great co-op program with meaningful work and lots of exposure
--fantastic company store, especially at the corporate location
--great company vision (reducing environmental footprint by half and doubling the business by the year 2020, based on the benchmark of yr 2000)
--very focused on environmental sustainability, giving the the community/world through the business and people

Cons

--Employees are overworked. Work-life balance encouraged, but does not translate into practice.
--for co-ops/interns, pay does not increase based on having additional work experience & school class credits.
--Large company = difficult to get things done fast

Advice to Management

Hire more employees so that the work is more manageable for everyone. It will benefit your company. Dropping the stress levels = happier employees. People work much better together and are more productive when they aren't constantly juggling 10 different "HOT" priorities.

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  1. The most brilliant group of marketers I have ever associated with.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Englewood Cliffs, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great brands, embraces new media as well as traditional, good op to grow, and plenty of training courses available if you want them.

    Cons

    Don't get me wrong for a company of this size and footprint they DO make decisions, but decisions on new programs, and key hires DO take a while to gain traction.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good company...hard to grow

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good base, commission, great territory.

    Cons

    hard to move-up, a great deal of the employees are over-worked

    Advice to Management

    promote a better work/life balance


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