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Mijn ervaring bij Unilever My Unilever experience

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Research en development in Vlaardingen (Netherlands)
Current Intern - Research en development in Vlaardingen (Netherlands)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Unilever as an intern (Less than a year)

(Translated from English)

Pros

Leuke, vriendelijke werkomgeving

Nice, frienly environment to work at

Cons

Ik heb geen belangrijke nadelen ondervonden

I couldnt see any significant downsides

Other Employee Reviews for Unilever

  1. Aufstieg als Nicht-Trainee Moving up as a non-trainee

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistent Markenentwicklung in Hamburg (Germany)
    Current Employee - Assistent Markenentwicklung in Hamburg (Germany)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than 3 years)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Gut geeignet für Einblicke in die Grundlagen und Prozesse des Marketings

    Great for learning Marketing basics and processes

    Cons

    Direkter Aufstieg schwierig ohne Trainee-Programm

    Hard to move up the vertical career ladder without trainee programm

    Advice to Management

    Entwicklung von Teams mit den passenden Kompetenzen und Managementfähigkeiten für die Geschäftsleitung

    Development of Teams in appropriate skills + Management skills for managers


  2. Veel te leren, maar moeilijk om te groeien. Lot to learn, but difficult to manuever.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Disapproves of CEO

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Er is op elk gebied veel te leren, omdat de meest 'state-of-the-art' processen en systemen worden gebruikt en het waarschijnlijk de meest complexe internationale organisatie ooit is (na GE). Als u het hier maakt, maakt u het overal. Er zijn veel trainingsmogelijkheden en relatief veel kansen om tussen functies en landen te wisselen.

    There is a lot to learn in every area as it uses lot of state of the art processes and systems, plus it is probably the most complex international organisation ever (after GE). If you make it here, you make it anywhere. Lot of training available, and relatively many opportunities to move around between functions or countries.

    Cons

    Heel erg veel politiek, moeilijk te veranderen binnen het bedrijf, sommigen zeggen dat je 90% van de tijd bezig bent je idee te verkopen door de vele belangen die er spelen en slechts 10% echt werkt. Voor elk HR-gerelateerd onderwerp (balans tussen werk-privé, talentontwikkeling etc.) geldt dat het makkelijker gezegd is dan gedaan. Het hangt heel erg van je manager af, omdat die niet getraind is te doen wat het personeelsbeleid voorschrijft en dit niet wordt gecontroleerd (het beleid is echter helemaal niet slecht).

    Lots and lots of politics, difficult to maneuver, some say 90% of your time is selling your idea through the lot of interests existing, and only 10% you can work. Any HR related topic (work-life balance, promotions, talent management, etc.) is rather said than done, simply it depends too much on your line mgr, who is not trained and controlled to do what the HR strategy says (the strategy though is not a bad one at all)

    Advice to Management

    CONTROLEER het middenmanagement 100x beter, er wordt te veel geoordeeld en men is te individualistisch, bijna iedereen onder de directeur of vice-voorzitter kan doen waar hij of zij zin in heeft. EN ondanks dat is er nog steeds enorm veel bureaucratie.

    CONTROL your middle mgmt a 100x more, there is too much judgement and individualism allowed, mostly everyone under director or VP level is "under the radar" and usually can do whatever they please. And despite that still there is soooo much bureaucracy


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