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Nestlé Reviews

Updated August 11, 2014
Updated August 11, 2014
355 Reviews

3.5
355 Reviews
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Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is excellent, pretty laid back at retail level (in 17 reviews)

  • Extremely healthy work environment between peers, co-workers, and superiors (in 16 reviews)


Cons
  • My manager ( not married) has a different sense of work life balance (in 16 reviews)

  • Poor career management with too much time spent in networking to get next position (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Part-time merchandiser responsible for stocking ice cream shelves.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Merchandiser
    Former Employee - Merchandiser

    Pros

    Very independent job your manager will tell you stores to every week and you drive to the store in your own car and stock the ice cream shelves without having to speak to really anyone. You pretty much get to set your own hours as long as all the stores are stocked with ice cream.

    Cons

    Job is sometimes more difficult than it needs to be because the food stores put the Nestle product all the way in the back of the freezer, so a lot of extra work that hurts your production.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Horrible Management

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

    Pros

    The vacation, ETO, Pension are good.

    Cons

    Management has no clue what they're doing. No upward mobility from hourly to salary positions. Pay for maintenance personal is horrible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your people. They'll guide you in the right direction.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sad place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate  in  Glendale, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in Glendale, CA

    Pros

    decent salary, however, contractors make significantly less

    Cons

    no growth, people do not get promoted, and if they do they remain in their position for 10+ years. contractors are treated less than, charged more in cafeteria, must pay for parking.. ridiculous! and more in the Nestle store. new policy - if contractors forget their badge they must accompanies in and out of their floor. crazy! Contractors are expected are overworked, but do not receive overtime.

    Overall, its good experience because as a marketer you end up touching every element of the business. people are nice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    respect and value your employees, even contractors. If you treat contractors as lower-class citizens you should also lower your expectations.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Just okay

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technician  in  Solon, OH
    Current Employee - Technician in Solon, OH

    Pros

    There are some good people

    Cons

    Little room for upward movement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't under utilize your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Plant Manager  in  Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Plant Manager in Tampa, FL

    Pros

    Afforded me an opportunity to use my experience and talents as an operations management professional.

    Cons

    Executives do not support their teams and are more concerned about their survival than what's best for the company. Few people want to lead, but desire to not make waves and go with the flow. They don't understand that to manage you sometimes have to confront poor performance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold everyone accountable, Don't be afraid to disagree with your peers or upper management. People who patronize like to be patronized themselves, but rarely is the truth told when everyone says YES!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very Political

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst  in  Florham Park, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Florham Park, NJ

    Pros

    Stability, you don't have to perform well to stay there, just do the status quo and you will be fine. OK environment to work in.

    Cons

    Below Average Pay, Very Political, be sure to play politics or you won't have a very good chance of moving up.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Careers at Nestle

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Many different businesses in their portfolio.

    Cons

    Different business units do not share talent or work cohesively together.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good company!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Global opportunities, world known company

    Cons

    None to add to this category

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great company Amazing Values

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

    Pros

    Nestle is a very fast paced company with great people and amazing values they really go the extra mile to make sure everyone of thier employees feel like family.

    Cons

    Cons very competitive and hard to get your foot in the door

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great place to work at

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and great people

    Cons

    Low salary in comparison to competition

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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