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"A challenging work place, with opportunity if you are willing to be innovative and take risk."

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
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Approves of CEO

Pros

Great place to work in a truly global environment
Terrific Products / Brands
Solid, smart and capabile Sr. Leadership team
Good location in Chicago Suburbs
Growing company, solid earnings and real vision for its future

Cons

A bit chaotic at times
Sometimes priorities seem to be in competition with each other
Corporate Headquarters building is outdated if you are not on a renovated floor
If you are not agressive, you will go unnoticed which is developing into a culture of highly agressive individuals at all levels.
Not a lot of women in Sr. levels of the company

Advice to Management

Keep the priorities focused and think about how the operations and commercial priorities impact the corporate headquaters support teams who need to manage multiple #1 priorities. Look for ways to promote / hire more senior visible women.

Other Employee Reviews for Beam Global Spirits & Wine

  1. "Fun industry - entrepreneurial yet chaotic at times!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager Human Resources in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Manager Human Resources in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The products, the environment - some Sr. Leaders

    Cons

    Sometimes too much chaos - crazy with the pure play stuff currently!

    Advice to Management

    If you ask for our perspective, try and listen to the answers!


  2. "Challenging Environment, Plenty of Opportunity to Lead and Advance, Great Brands"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Great people with a strong passion for the business
    - Opportunity to lead and motivate others
    - Great benefits
    - Great brands

    Cons

    - Constant change is hard to manage
    - Would like to see smaller levels of change vs. sweeping re-organizations
    - Many layers with approvals needed; difficult to make decisions quickly

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and be ready for change. It is a good place to learn a business and build a career. Be as open as possible and reduce the structure and layers.

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