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Procter & Gamble Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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Pros
  • Work - life balance is embedded in the culture of the company with lots of opportunities for regular or occasional flex work possibilities (in 381 reviews)

  • P&G makes a serious investment in employees (in 465 reviews)

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  1. "Miss P&G"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - Well established processes and career system
    - Focus on consumer in developing and manufacturing products
    - Invests in R&D capability

    Cons

    - Can be slow career progression
    - Some processes are overboard

    Advice to Management

    Keep what is working, change what is not


  2. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - HSE in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - HSE in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefit packages, pay is competitive. Very organized for all their processes.

    Cons

    Sites are fast paced, ever changing and can be stressful.

    Advice to Management

    Some management still operates with the old school mentality of an iron hand. That needs to change.

  3. "Great Company, Competitive Compensation"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people are very smart and committed, great work life balance, competitive pay but nationally benchmarked

    Cons

    Business has been struggling for years, it's a big matrixed company and this slows decisions as decision makers sit away from the businesses but have input

    Advice to Management

    Time to empower business units to deliver and time to deliver genuine innovation vs. incremental changes


  4. "Great company to work. Multiple opportunities to grow and advance."

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Winchester, VA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Winchester, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    High performance organization, leadership support to grow, great company for working moms. Great benefits include health and company profit sharing.

    Cons

    There are not many cons for this company, but for someone that would like to live in the south, there are not many choices on location.


  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great learning, smart coworkers, cares about employees

    Cons

    Can be slow to change


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director Research & Development in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Associate Director Research & Development in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, with strong ethical commitment, drive to succeed, and inclusive culture. Very good benefits, fair compensation, and significant training programs for personal development.

    Cons

    Large, complex organization with complex decision making processes. Going through a challenging time right now, transforming the company while running a huge global business.

    Advice to Management

    Simplify the org structure. Simplify decision making. Create a culture program to really allow autonomy, risk taking, and small teams to overcome the current culture of decision by committee, no tolerance for risks that go the wrong way, etc.


  7. "More than 7 years Full time Experience"

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

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time

    Pros

    High flexibility and a good work life balance

    Cons

    It's very difficult to achieve considerable career advance, careers are being slowed down.

  8. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people and amazing culture. Everybody works and play hard.

    Cons

    Not real consistency of plans during the last years.

    Advice to Management

    Try to implement an strategy area to bring consistency


  9. "P&G"

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    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Greensboro, NC

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Changed shift teams around too much. High stress. Swing shifts.


  10. "Excellent Company - long term employement"

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

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time

    Pros

    Awesome company, great people, great place to get trained in business

    Cons

    Average pay and benefits when compared to the balance of the industry and not a lot of cross-brand or international opportunities anymore

    Advice to Management

    External benchmarking is key. A lot of naval gazing going on.


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