Unilever

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HUGE Organization, GREAT People, MANAGE your own career

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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 5 years)

Pros

Great Career Development - I have had 5 promotions in 6 years.
Great training and access to lots of cutting edge technology and info systems
Management is supportive of career goals and development
Strong Brands with HUGE advertising budgets (Dove, AXE, Hellmann's)
Aggressive goals setting for long term growth
Ability to rotate and work internationally if you choose

Cons

If you don't Manage your own career you will get lost in the shuffle
Massive and confusing structure
There have been a lot of talented people leaving the organization recently
Lot's of meetings
Slow to market
Chasing the competition

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Clearly communicate goals. Focus on key gains and have realistic goals. 80/20 Rule

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Global Opportunities

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

    I worked at Unilever full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities globally
    Lots of travel and training opportunities

    Cons

    Too much focus on bottom dollar and not developing talent
    HR outsourcing too deep

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on employee development to ensure deeper bench...

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Unilever

    Pros

    Unilever is a great place to learn, employs really smart people, and has great resources to work with and awesome benefits

    Cons

    As with any large company, getting things done can be quite challenging. Pay too much attention to test results without using intuition.

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