Procter & Gamble Reviews

Updated September 28, 2014
Updated September 28, 2014
2,018 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Everyone is empowered to improve the Business while there is a great work-life balance (in 155 reviews)

  • P&G is known as the company with the best marketing and brand management training (in 247 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance can be a problem in the current environment long hours expected (in 164 reviews)

  • Their are not enough traditional P&G managers in the acquisition sites as well (in 219 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Procter & Gamble - Great company to train leaders.

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great training ground for leaders - teaches you to be a general manager. Great support system through working with some of the most brilliant people in the industry. Amazing multi-billion dollar brands.

    Cons

    This is a very large company with over 120,000+ employees. Hierarchies exist. Slow to move and slow to react given the size.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Interned for 2 years at P&G as a product supply engineer. Great experiences, meaningful assignments, good people.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Procter & Gamble as an intern

    Pros

    High compensation compared to other companies offerings for interns. Great intern atmosphere, lots of events. Everyone is willing to assist interns in their projects, overall great attitude. The people are amazing. Everyone is well spoken, smart, talented, and fun to be around. The company hires well. The people really do care about you. The culture is great.

    Cons

    Location isn't the best. For engineering, not ideal because engineers can tend to get "stuck" instead of promoted. Not an up & out culture in engineering the way it is in marketing.

    Recommends
  3.  

    Very good company to start and grow

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Procter & Gamble

    Pros

    Everyone is willing to help bring you up and train you.

    Cons

    Slow decision making process, but this is expected in a large company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Faster decision making process

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  5.  

    Great opportunity to learn, grow & contribute to the business!

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    Current Employee - Director  in  Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Director in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    We share common PVPs (Purpose, Values, Principles) among employees which allow a high level of trust and strong employee relationships which is conducive to a positive work environment.

    Cons

    The work-life balance can be difficult at times as we try to do more with less.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward people and teams that are able to demonstrate they can create value for the business instead of activity systems which may or may not contribute a net value to the business.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Outstanding company.

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    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive  in  Fayetteville, AR
    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Fayetteville, AR

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The company really care about the people and it really goes beyond being just an employee.

    Cons

    P&G is a huge company and sometimes the systems and processes are getting in the way. It is hard for top talent to move ahead of the curve.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep focusing on the people and the consumers. Try to make the systems better and identify top talent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Company Culture

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    Former Employee - Marketing Intern  in  Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at Procter & Gamble as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Learn a ton! People from diverse backgrounds with diverse experiences. It can be some of the best people and learn through experience. You are able to gain some visibility to senior leadership.

    Cons

    Very stiff/profession. Marketing is mainly MBAs an very competitive culture. A very confusing structure that makes it easy to get things approved. Currently, too few position to advance in the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Engineering Internship at Procter & Gamble

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Bear River City, UT
    Former Employee - Intern in Bear River City, UT

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They assign projects to you that you'll spend your 3 month internship working on.
    The first two weeks of work you spend studying the different systems and safety, then in front of management you have to present it, and prove to them that you know the material.

    Cons

    You have to spend those first two weeks spending 70+ hours a week studying to be ready to present to management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Amazing learning experience: As an intern, you will be given challenging and important work from the start.

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    Current Employee - Purchasing Manager  in  Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Purchasing Manager in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The company offers a lot of flexibility so that employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. Some areas where the company distinguishes itself are that the people are amazing, there are great benefits, and the fact that you will add new skills that will improve your future career opportunities.

    Cons

    Because of the size of the company, it was be really difficult to quickly implement a new policy that changes the way things are done. The company has been around for a long time and has settled in and doesn't always look to be the most innovative.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    My experience with P&G was wonderful.

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in New York, NY

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The training programs are great. Time off policies are generous, for example 12 paid holidays per year. Well compensated. Very professional company.

    Cons

    Takes a long time to get changes approved. Too many levels of management. Administrative work is overbearing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There needs to be a better plan in place to get rid of the slackers. They just hang in there forever and it's not fair for the rest of the employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Very fulfilling and satisfying. Good salary.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager  in  San Juan, PR
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in San Juan, PR

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Experience, training, brands, people, purpose.

    Cons

    Pressure, processes, difficult systems, competitive environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More agile decision making.

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