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"Open culture, great people, opportunities to grow, excellent marketing"

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Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Hackettstown, NJ
Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Hackettstown, NJ
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Mars full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

- Open office environment. Everyone is approachable and accessible.
- Great products that consumers are passionate about.
- Track record of breakthrough advertising and thought leadership on marketing best practices.
- Numerous opportunities for marketing training
- Regular rotations between different types of brand roles.

Cons

- Like most CPG firms, processes can be slow. Not able to quickly react to marketplace considerations.
- Pay seems to trend below industry average, though bonus payouts can be significant
- Hackettstown location (but most associates work from home one day/week, and many car pool from NYC or Morristown)

Other Employee Reviews for Mars

  1. "Have a taste for candy?"

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    Former Employee - Senior Network Analyst in Mount Olive, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Network Analyst in Mount Olive, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solid company, diverse workforce, listen to associates, allow your to grow your career

    Cons

    Used to be a family-centered business that valued it's associates more. Since the elder Mars brother's retired, the company is now run by the kids/grandkids and it's much more about the bottom line.

    Advice to Management

    If you approve a budge for a project, don't yank funding for it later in the year. Focus more on individuals and their work/life balance.


  2. "Good internship experience"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Hackettstown, NJ
    Former Intern - Intern in Hackettstown, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mars as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    As an intern, I was always treated as a member of the team I worked. It was a very relaxed atmosphere and easy to adapt to after college. Everyone was very friendly and I feel like I was setup to be successful during the internship.

    Cons

    Throughout my internship, I was told that I performed very well but there was never talk of full time employment opportunities. In the office I worked, the internship program was new and they were trying to prove it was worth doing. Seemed more like we were guinea pigs and they would look into properly developing the internship program for their next intern class.

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