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Henkel Reviews

Updated November 20, 2017
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  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Data Management Intern in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Data Management Intern in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Yoga classes at lunch are the best

    Cons

    Boring, sometimes I would wander the halls just bored

    Advice to Management

    More free food would be ideal


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Henkel Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It was a big company which was the premier leader in the field of adhesives. Also, had so many opportunities for advancement, and also emphasized environmentally friendly technologies.

    Cons

    overall, i was happy witht he whole experience and would look forward to the chance to come back to work there after graduation

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good leadership.

  3. "Great people, great training, great relationships built!"

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    Former Employee - Account Business Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Account Business Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people that work at The Dial Corporation are great. They care about you as an individual and they want you to succeed. The training is second to none and they will find a way to help you grow.

    Cons

    As with any company, when the parent company finally steps in and starts making changes, jobs are eliminated and downsizing happens.

    Advice to Management

    The leadership at The Dial Corporation really took the time to get to know me, learn about me and how to make me most successful for the job they hired me for. I have only amazing things to say about the Management at The Dial Corporation!


  4. "Great Project management and visibility"

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

    Pros

    High visibility within organization, work on many cross-functional teams, ability to grow in role and also move up in the organization. Close knit team of 30 engineers, managers, and lab personnel create a competitive but also relaxed culture. If you have any issues, everyone is willing to help and there are plenty of mentor opportunities. Good networking opportunity as you interact with customers small and large on a daily basis (conference calls, site visits, training sessions). You learn a lot of skills and go through a lot of very good structured training. The training is better than that of the university as they keep it short, to the point, and include plenty of practice and feedback.

    Cons

    Travel can become >50% if you are not careful with managing it. Expectations are higher in this department than elsewhere at Henkel.

    Advice to Management

    Change is good on the 2-3 year horizon, constant direction changes annually become distracting and negatively affect employee morale.


  5. "Great Company, Great benefits!"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Rocky Hill, CT
    Current Employee - Manager in Rocky Hill, CT
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Henkel full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Strong support from leadership, lots of growth opportunities. Henkel is family oriented, adn supportive and flexible in regards to work/life balance. One of the few companies that still offer competitive bonus opportunities.

    Cons

    German company, management seems to take all direction from Corporate headquarters.Little input requested from the regions. To really grow in the company, you must do a job rotation in Germany, and there are limited options to do so. For them to come here seems much easier.


  6. "Wonderful company to get a start."

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    Former Employee - Receptionist S&H in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Receptionist S&H in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Loved working there. I was given a chance as a receptionist and had no prior experience as a receptionist. I enjoyed my 4 years with S&H. The skills I have learned have prepared me for other jobs. I am really sorry that I was unable to relocate with the company when they relocated from Irvine to Culver City. They provided training and experience.

    Cons

    I can't think of anything.

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Corporate America Well Executed"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Bridgewater, NJ
    Former Employee - Sales in Bridgewater, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunities for career growth. Benefits and host of other corporate perks. Responsibilities are isolated allowing you to gain expertise in a specific field. Large company with a lot of resources allow your business unit to remain competitive, in turn offering stability.
    Excellent execution at all levels of organization. Very challenging goals and responsibilities provide meaningful employment.

    I helped a friend get a job here and encouraged many of my other friends to apply.

    Cons

    Sometimes feels like its too big and communicating with other business units is challenging. Company promotes the produces but there is a need to be somewhat 'political'.

    Advice to Management

    Cut the bureaucracy and execute faster.

  8. "Treats employees with respect and encourages them to advance within the company."

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator
    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Henkel full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Offers many incentives to win prizes and awards.

    Cons

    I do not have any cons about the compny. I enjoyed my time working there.


  9. "Great company with great opportunities"

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

    I have been working at Henkel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It's a great multinational company to work in, lots of challenges, which comes with lots of opportunities. Provides training, invests in people, and constantly improving processes to keep up with market needs.

    Cons

    Many projects get started, but enthusiasm fades out quickly. Room for improving allocation of internal resources for higher effectiveness.


  10. "Sr. Process Engineeer"

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

    Pros

    personal growth, compensation, flexible working schedule

    Cons

    pressure, politics, office culture, the way company operates its operation model

    Advice to Management

    one of the best company for personal growth


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