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British American Tobacco Reviews

Updated June 18, 2017
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  • Can do better for work life balance (in 52 reviews)

  • The only negative thing about BAT is that there's no work/life Balance at all (in 15 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (5)

    "Quality Assurance Team Leader"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Team Leader in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Team Leader in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    World class organization with good corporate culture. British American Tobacco(BAT) is the second largest tobacco in the world. BAT place high premium on staff training and development. BAT guiding principles: Enterprising spirit, freedom through responsibility, open minded and strength from diversity.

    Cons

    Introduction of incentives for better staff welfare.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job


  2. "Brand Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Very professional working environment with talented colleagues

    Cons

    very process driven and hierarchy


  3. "BAT Operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great development; Caring company; Generous remuneration

    Cons

    Cut-throat competition; Pressure to perform


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Area Manager"

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    Former Employee - Area Manager
    Former Employee - Area Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work Culture and Leadership Development

    Cons

    Poor Work Life Balance and Stereotype Performance Management


  5. "BAT is a class "A" international company where you can expand your knowledge and expertise."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    British American tobacco is certainly one of the best companies all over the world when it comes to learning new skills and developing your current ones.

    Cons

    The only negative thing about BAT is that there's no work/life Balance at all!


  6. "HR SENIOR MANAGER"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best Company I ever Worked

    Cons

    Their not cons just opportunities in this company!!!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the great job!!!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Territory Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great culture and perfect salary and benefits package

    Cons

    There is a lot of change within the organization and it will take so much time for the top management to make a decision


  8. "Truly Global Business"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competitive compensation. High caliber personnel. Strong investment in training. Financial performance has been outstanding. BAT has been one of the top returning FTSE shares in terms of total return for a long, long time.

    Cons

    BAT has little to no presence in the United States so opportunities there are limited. Finance opportunities are diminishing as a result of automation and consolidation.


  9. "Best Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Open minded environment, full of energy and intelligence with great challenges to grow.

    Cons

    Hard to balance with personal life.

    Advice to Management

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  10. "A company that values career development"

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    Former Employee - Head of Human Resources
    Former Employee - Head of Human Resources
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Good training and development
    - Potential for career advancement
    - Good benefits

    Cons

    As with any multinationals, the environment could get a little political on the office front

    Advice to Management

    More transparancy


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