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Cadbury Reviews

Updated March 19, 2017
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Cadbury Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods Inc. Irene Rosenfeld
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  • All the good will was lost with the hostile takeover by Kraftfoods (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work if you can handle some personality clashes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cadbury full-time

    Pros

    Mostly a great place to work, with some great individuals.

    Cons

    The culture was a little bit tense at times. Relationships between departments were often strained, especially between maintenance, engineering, and production.


  2. "work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    was good to work for

    Cons

    was not bad to work for

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  3. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Trumbull, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Trumbull, CT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cadbury full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Life/work balance makes work and life pleasant

    Cons

    Mismanaged over many years and incapable to survive

    Advice to Management

    Hire competent management


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Positive with abundant opportunities to learn and grow"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cadbury full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. Collaborative environment which stimulated business growth
    2. Oppoutunities for international travel
    3 Shared vision

    Cons

    1. Business unit centric
    2. Redundant solutions


  5. "Cadbury World Review"

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    Former Employee - BOOKING OFFICE CLERK in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Former Employee - BOOKING OFFICE CLERK in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cadbury (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    All staff were friendly and welcoming and made you feel part of a team. Everyone was willing to help out to ensure you felt comfortable. Also got some free chocolate from time to time.

    Cons

    There were no downsides or negatives to working for this company.


  6. "Assistant maintenance manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cadbury full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    international exposure with improved skills

    Cons

    All the good will was lost with the hostile takeover by Kraftfoods

    Advice to Management

    Be aware of American companies whose only objective is to make profit without considering the human resource.


  7. "Former employee woes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great team, good working, above average salary

    Cons

    Too much cost saving focus.

    Advice to Management

    Don't let your best people leave /made redundant

  8. "my time at cadburys"

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    Former Employee - Packer in Bournville, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Packer in Bournville, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cadbury (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    started cadburys when i left school , it was a great place to work, you were taught different jobs in the training room before you went on the factory floor. It was a very good firm to work for

    Cons

    there are no cons i can think of.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work.


  9. "Sales consultant"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Northampton, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales in Northampton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    When I first worked for Cadbury's it was still a family firm and that's how you were treated. Loved every minute of it.

    Cons

    When Mondelez took over it changed rapidly, as I was near to retirement I thought it was time to leave. A very motivated up and coming company.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget the underdogs.


  10. "Excellent working environment and people"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits, lots of opportunities for advancement, taking initiative and going the extra mile gets noticed and acknowledged.

    Cons

    There really weren't any cons to report about the company, except to say I wish I was able to return to my position there after maternity leave

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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