Mars Work Life Balance FAQ

Read what Mars employees think about work life balance at the company and make sure this fits your lifestyle. Employees have questions about everything from the work from home policy, overtime and flexibility.

Mars has a work life balance rating of 3.9.

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6 English questions out of 6

April 17, 2020

What is working from home like at Mars?

Pros

Loyal to employees Flexible hours/work from home Competitive salary/good bonus structure that is performance based Employees are empowered in decision making

Cons

Lean workforce- Full jobs. Head office is in the US and forces down policy that is not aligned to Canada

Flexible hours/work from home

April 17, 2020

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June 12, 2020

How is the work/life balance at Mars?

Pros

Great culture and work life balance

Cons

relationship-based culture can slow things down

Great culture and work life balance

June 12, 2020

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September 1, 2019

What is it like traveling for work at Mars?

Pros

Fun, fulfilling, challenging, encouraging, great people, exciting challenges, lots of opps

Cons

Too much travel and terrible coffee

Too much travel and terrible coffee

September 1, 2019

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November 20, 2018

What is overtime like at Mars?

Pros

Good pay and benefits. Friendly environment. Lots of overtime. Company match 401 k retirement plan. Generous amount of vacation time. Early retirement options. Free ice cream.

Cons

Lots of walking and standing. Poor training regime. Weekly rotating shifts. Poor equipment maintenance / repair regime. Extended periods of mandatory overtime.

Advice to Management

Actually take time to ensure that all associates receive proper and adequate training. Make the morale and well being of the associate a top priority.

Extended periods of mandatory overtime.

November 20, 2018

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October 19, 2019

How flexible is your schedule working at Mars?

Pros

- High wages and health insurance - Support in intensive development: trainings, experienced Manager and mentor from top management - Flexible hours and the ability to work from home

Cons

- It is difficult to move to another country for a year - You may not get the rotation you want

Flexible hours and the ability to work from home

October 19, 2019

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