Volvo Reviews

Updated September 10, 2014
Updated September 10, 2014
82 Reviews
3.5
82 Reviews
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Volvo President & CEO Olof Persson
Olof Persson
26 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Fair work life balance for a person who plans his/her work schedule (in 14 reviews)

  • the working environment is very good (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Cold decision making or very slow in (in 4 reviews)

  • Once you "master" your job you become a valuable asset to the team when it comes to reaching it's goals and vision (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great work environment, friendly colleagues

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Engineer Trainee  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Production Engineer Trainee in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Volvo as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues willing to guide a newcomer

    Cons

    Need better facilities especially for warehouses

  2.  

    Good work culture

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

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

    Pros

    work-life balance.
    No unnecessary work pressure.

    Cons

    Volvo is not a pay master.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Master's Thesis

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Master's Thesis  in  Gothenburg (Sweden)
    Former Employee - Master's Thesis in Gothenburg (Sweden)

    I worked at Volvo as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, all minimum requirements to perform work is provided, ability to book conference rooms, close to the city.

    Cons

    poor office space, easy to get disturbed, hard to find available conference rooms, managers not that comitted to your work i.e you are on your own.

    Doesn't Recommend
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  5.  

    Not bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Officer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Officer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Volvo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Brand value, industry, automobile, European establishment, well know Internationally.

    Cons

    Cold decision making or very slow in decision making

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nil

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Best workplace and benefits!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Internal Communications  in  Curitiba (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Internal Communications in Curitiba (Brazil)

    I worked at Volvo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent working environment, great management and lots of opportunity to grow.

    Cons

    Meals provided wasn't too good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the excellent job!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    very good company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Volvo

    Pros

    very good company Work Life Balance

    Cons

    more maintainance work, but really nice company to work

  8.  

    good componey to work

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

    I have been working at Volvo

    Pros

    good culture, good technology componey

    Cons

    big organisation hence risk of getting lost

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    structure defination to remove above cons

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Very GGood

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

    I worked at Volvo full-time

    Pros

    Volvo core values and work life balance

    Cons

    too much time taken for making decisions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be more proactive

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Exports

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

    I have been working at Volvo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work Life balance and a good brand name

    Cons

    Growth is a constraint in Buses

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great atmosphere, great people

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

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

    Pros

    - Enspiring people
    - A lot of attention goes to culture, environment and employee satisfaction
    - A very big international company: working together with colleauges from all over the world
    - Good opportunities for training

    Cons

    - A very big international company: a lot of processes and slow decision making

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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