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Updated Feb 4, 2023

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4.1
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Kimberly-Clark Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Hsu
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Kimberly-Clark Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Hsu
Michael D. Hsu
711 Ratings

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Pros
  • "The people are great and they are very willing to answer any questions that you may have!(in 233 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and leave policy(in 181 reviews)
  • "Great culture and values.(in 181 reviews)
  • "Work Life balance is good(in 129 reviews)
  • "Good pay but have to work 3 plus years to get the max pay for operations(in 128 reviews)
Cons
  • "Poor management; lack of real leaders.(in 60 reviews)
  • "A lack of any real dialogue between senior leadership and the managers who've been tasked to drive the businesses.(in 42 reviews)
  • "Long hours with no backup for some people(situation worsens when leadership does not know how to prioritize)(in 29 reviews)
  • "If upper management were aware of how often this goes on I don't think they would be happy.(in 27 reviews)
  • "If you have a bad manager you'll get nowhere.(in 26 reviews)
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  1. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Sad to see a legendary American company go from good to great to the gutter. All for dividends and PR.

    Jan 25, 2022 - Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    People are familiar with the brands. Learn how to manage large businesses with little to no money and constant budget cuts. Great experience on how to manage through a ton of Senior Leadership complexity and confusion. There are senior leaders in Atlanta, Dallas and Chicago.

    Cons

    There are senior leaders in Atlanta, Dallas and Chicago. Many especially in Finance, HR and Global marketing are on the same page regarding business needs. It makes it extremely difficult at times. Finance is brutal. The company has been cutting marketing and product efficacy for 10+ years for the investment dividends. The trick is to go with the constant spin (digital transformation, etc) from above to motivate the teams. Hiring has been brutal given the DE&I quotas. It was hard to let good people go and break up families.

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    6 people found this review helpful

    Kimberly-Clark Response

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your honest feedback about your work experience with us. This certainly isn't what we'd expect from a past employee and in order to continuously improve, we'll be sure address your concerns. If you'd like to chat more, feel free to reach out directly via 1-844-KCHELP1. Thank you.

  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Not what they appear to be

    Mar 25, 2014 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Full relocation & Fair starting salary

    Cons

    'Good Ole White Boy's Club'- they 'talk' diversity, but don't understand what diversity truly means. So, they don't 'walk' diversity. Rather than be advocates for both employee and management development, HR runs around with brooms cleaning up messes that individuals who are inept at management, make on a daily basis. Too many folks sitting in chairs of senior leadership that are not qualified to sit in those chairs.

    3 people found this review helpful
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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Kimberly Clark Professional Sales

    Aug 26, 2015 - Sales 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great work environment. Opportunity to work from home with work/life balance. KC give you the opportunity to work both independently and in group settings. Leadership at KC is good as long as your willing to play the corporate game.

    Cons

    Sales team could benefit from being able to make more decisions independent of corporate approvals.

    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 4.0