Godrej Group Reviews

Updated August 8, 2014
Updated August 8, 2014
93 Reviews

3.4
93 Reviews
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Godrej Group Chairman & Managing Director Jamshyd Godrej
Jamshyd Godrej
11 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Provision of Company accomodation with security in campus, Good work-life-balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Work Culture, Time Flexibility, lunch facility, bus facility, hygiene (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Some times work life balance is on the wrong side of the equation, but it is not the case in all roles (in 5 reviews)

  • 6 days working office, less holidays (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    good place to learn

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Godrej Group

    Pros

    steep learning curve in gbcs

    Cons

    very few holidays and sat is also working and low salary

  2.  

    Good experience for a recent graduate.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Godrej Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people to work with. Good growth opportunities if you work sincerely.

    Cons

    Technology (especially manufacturing) needs up-gradation. Few holidays. 6 days week!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Final year project and Traineeship

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Trainee  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Project Trainee in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Godrej Group as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Good mentors
    Really open to teaching and flexible
    I could move from one department to another to gain extra knowledge

    Cons

    Saturdays are not holidays. I am not sure of the office politics since I was just a trainee.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    It was enriching and full of opportunities

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Godrej Group full-time

    Pros

    1. Early Opportunity
    2. Exciting phase of company growth
    3. Engagement with Top Leadership high

    Cons

    1. Too many people with old world thinking
    2. You have to create your own career path.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some middle managers tend to spoil the experience for the younger lot which is something not desired by Top Management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Experience in maintenanc,design and in avademics.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Godrej Group

    Pros

    To work with re sourceful companies and the best knowledge to be gain.

    Cons

    To combat challenges in the world.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better communication between the caders.

  7.  

    Extremely beneficial company.... very good job prospects.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Godrej Group

    Pros

    Lots of facilities to full time employees
    good salary and transparent management
    Very good chances of growth and career prospects.

    Cons

    formal chain of command
    heavy workload
    extremely competitive
    Some times work life balance is on the wrong side of the equation, but it is not the case in all roles
    Getting promoted is little big thing here, we have to work hard and ofcourse there is a transparency

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recruitment process has to be improved .

  8.  

    good but slow

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    Current Employee - DGM  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - DGM in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Godrej Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    work life balance is good

    Cons

    career progression is slow here

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good place for a first job. Talent can be used better.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Godrej Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    job security, learning opportunity for self-starters, some perks like housing for those who are from other cities, CSR

    Cons

    HR Policy paralysis, bureaucratic approach of working, compensation is not upto the mark, performers are not rewarded fast and well enough, middle management lacks direction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Use existing talent pool better, make the hiring process more stringent and follow a Quality over Quantity approach while recruiting.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    it's a jungle there

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    Former Employee - Xxx  in  Jakarta (Indonesia)
    Former Employee - Xxx in Jakarta (Indonesia)

    I worked at Godrej Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    none, none, none, none, none

    Cons

    no decision making allowed, everything is prescriptive from top ceo

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    let people take charge

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager-Strategy  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager-Strategy in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Godrej Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to work at. Interesting work. Little stress. Good compensation

    Cons

    Slow decision implementation process. Indian MNC feel.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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