SSL International Reviews

Updated June 2, 2014
Updated June 2, 2014
6 Reviews
4.4
6 Reviews
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Gerald M. N. Corbett
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  1.  

    Great Company Shame it Was Taken Over

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)

    I worked at SSL International full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities and the work life balance was very good. The brands were enjoyable to work with as were most of my colleagues

    Cons

    Unfortunately taken over by RB which decimated the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should not have agreed to sell to RB

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great business, supportive and fun

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

    I worked at SSL International full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Really fun culture, hard working but supportive

    Cons

    Shame it was taken over and the culture destroyed

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    SSL - Project Manager - Contractor

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Manchester, England (UK)

    I have been working at SSL International as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    - Salary
    - Benefits
    - Culture
    - Personal
    - Spirit

    Cons

    - Facilities
    - Location
    - "British" nature
    - Facilities

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Acquisition to RB in works

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Director
    Current Employee - Sales Director

    I have been working at SSL International

    Pros

    In sales there is a a good opportunity to transition to RB upon the transition

    Cons

    Not sure of RB plans for brand and people after transition.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good Company - But currently being taken over by Reckitt Benckiser

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - NPD Project Manager  in  Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - NPD Project Manager in Manchester, England (UK)

    I have been working at SSL International

    Pros

    Successful, young, dynamic.
    Clear focus on growth through innovation and backed with investment in people, processes and technology

    Cons

    Some parts of the business not run as well.
    Small and successful - therefore now taken over.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Shame we have been taken over.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    SSL

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Trafford Park, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Trafford Park, England (UK)

    I have been working at SSL International

    Pros

    Work hard play hard
    People approachable
    Socialising outside of work
    Good communication

    Cons

    Like most places we think we could be paid more

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't sell to RB!

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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