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Great place to get a 2-4 yr foundation then move on to a better environment/ advancement -- just like any big CPG firm.

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Current Employee - Associate Brand Manager
Current Employee - Associate Brand Manager

I have been working at Unilever

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Top CPG company; a lot of brands; great training; easy to go into other marketing afterward

Cons

Big, get lost in the shuffle. Some roles much more work than others.

Advice to Management

Promote and support the star talent more. Work out better balance of responsibilities. Value an MBA more. Promote where due in terms of work product not just friends with everyone.

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  1. Great for Resume, Not for salary.

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    Former Employee - Production Manager in Hammond, IN (US)
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Hammond, IN (US)

    I worked at Unilever

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The best reason to work for Unilever is to get a solid multinational company on your resume. You will also have access to a CPG machine and can understand how the supply chain interacts with brand. If you are in a corporate function you will be working in very nice areas (Connecticut, Chicago, Northern Jersey). If you are in a manufacturing function you will have access to a job board that can take you all over the country, gaining experience in manufacturing foods and personal care products. You will have access to union environments as well as nonunion. It is also neat to be able to reveal some of what is behind the curtain on some of their favorite products.

    Cons

    Work many hours. In some cases, advancement is given to people with seniority and not skill. There are a lot of people there that continue to be employed because there isn't enough time for managers to work up a dossier on how bad their people are.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out how to get to market first, instead of following P&G all day. But you know this. Maybe you can hire better people and pay them more to stay!

  2. make the best of an unlikely situation

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    Current Employee - Process Technician in Englewood Cliffs, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Process Technician in Englewood Cliffs, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Unilever

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    this is a multinational,global company. there might be oportunity from China to Brazil. you think!

    Cons

    sometime i feel stock at my departament, and the only way to move up is for leadership to change.

    Advice to Management

    cant say, i am just a little fish

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