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Hutchison Whampoa Reviews

Updated June 14, 2017
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  1. "Low intern involvement at HWL"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Central (Hong Kong)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Central (Hong Kong)

    I worked at Hutchison Whampoa as an intern

    Pros

    Nice and respectful teams, always willing to teach you role functions.

    Cons

    Tedious work, doing the same budgets and reports over and over again... basically the stuff full time employees did not want to do.


  2. "stable job"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    stable job
    good health benefits
    good pension scheme
    life work balance

    Cons

    stifling
    hierarchal
    no professional development incentives
    no autonomy

  3. "Good people at work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Colombo (Sri Lanka)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Colombo (Sri Lanka)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    1. Great bunch of folks
    2. Lot of passion
    3. Backs against the wall, so everyone gives their best
    4. Great CEO

    Cons

    1. Focus on Human Resources

    Advice to Management

    Great bunch of people and they give it all, take care of them.


  4. "Exposure to different Industries"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work/life balance and encourage all staff to train and motivate you to apply internally to new roles and and move between different industries. As long as you do a good job, you have a good chance of advancing in your career.

    Cons

    As it is a Conglomerate some of the decisions take time to be taken and put in place and some of the guidelines tend not to be flexible into working flexi time.


  5. "Depends on your team and your manager"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can be fun, casual but depends on your team

    Cons

    Can get a lot of angry customers

    Advice to Management

    Make the commission better to keep your staff


  6. "Highly bureaucratic, play safe, lack of creativity with decreasing profit margins"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable, prestigious company with good reputation.

    Cons

    Lack of career development opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    HR should engage in personnel issues and provide career path in line with corporate strategy


  7. "I learnt a lot as it was my first job. The focus on people management was the key that I would take away from there."

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends

    Pros

    Employee centric culture, the brand values, fun at work

    Cons

    Not fair when evaluationg talent, restrictions in learning new things

    Advice to Management

    be open and allow employees to try new projects, include skill enhancements like 6 sigma participation etc

  8. "Big Company, too few emplyees"

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    big size, stable company, loyal employees

    Cons

    not enough employee, too much pressure, low morale

    Advice to Management

    hire more people


  9. "Hutchison"

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

    Pros

    - A large conglomerate which offers a stable career
    - company bus provided to save transport fees
    - many clubs and activities offered to employees

    Cons

    - Stuck in staff canteen for lunches
    - work load depends highly on the department you work and can vary alot

    Advice to Management

    - overall a great company to work for, providing sufficient training staff
    - yet, information flow within the company can be inproved!