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Former Employee - Research Scientist
Former Employee - Research Scientist
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at International Flavors & Fragrances full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

People were great and helpful

Cons

No room for growth, slow movement for growth

Advice to Management

Education is important but not essential for growth

Other Employee Reviews for International Flavors & Fragrances

  1. Helpful (1)

    "The end of college was supposed to be the beginning of a career; turns out it's just another job."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Two paychecks a month when many are unemployed.
    Many of my peers are amiable and knowledgeable scientist.
    It's in a fairly central location.

    Cons

    No upward mobility.
    Nepotism wins out over merit.
    Favoritism wins out over merit.
    Deceipt from upper management
    Sycophancy required to insure longevity and growth.

    Advice to Management

    Take a chance on talented people. Don't obsess over the possibility of being outshined and find the best to get the work done. And for God's sake, make it fun.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Reputation is better than reality"

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

    Pros

    There are some very good people who are long time employees at IFF. They really understand their business and care about the company.

    Cons

    Too many areas of the company are lacking direction and focus. Many managers are so far above their pay scale that there is little hope for a turn around.

    It is also so political that some people were promoted extremely quickly without merit, while other far more qualified employees were scapegoated for others' failures.

    It appears corporate policy to fabricate excuses to terminate employees to avoid bonuses and severance.

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to listen to the employees instead of the managers who will say anything to advance their careers.

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