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Unilever Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2019

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Unilever CEO Alan Jope
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  1. "Amazing"

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    Former Employee - AM Engineer Planning 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    growth opportunity, environment, safety, procedures & rules

    Cons

    career bottle neck, culture, employee retention

    Unilever2019-06-27
  2. "Great brands and opportunities to grow"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Brand Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You have great autonomy and opportunities to build marketing campaigns with big budgets

    Cons

    You're restricted to rigid and unnecessary rules that prevent you from creating campaigns and brand plans that are actually cool

    Unilever2019-07-17
  3. "Overall great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Great support from management and team members

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunity for advancement in different areas of the company outside of head offices

    Unilever2019-04-26

    Unilever Response

    April 27, 2019

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. All the best.

  4. "Customer Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Customer Development Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Values, Brands, Teamwork, competitive salary and compensations

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be very challenging. Teams are leaner and leaner and cut in costs are putting pressure on people.

    Unilever2019-04-21

    Unilever Response

    April 24, 2019Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for your review. We request that you share your experience with your HR Business Partner to help us investigate further.

  5. "Great people, better values"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    - Energetic and passionate employees - Senior management looks out for employees - Brands with purpose, which makes you proud to work here - Agile working

    Cons

    - large company with a lot of moving parts, which sometimes can makes things move slowly

    Unilever2019-04-11

    Unilever Response

    April 18, 2019Global Talent Specialist

    Thank you very much for sharing feedback on your Unilever experience so far.

  6. "HR BUSINESS PARTNER"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. They practice an agile working environment which encourages work-life balance

    Cons

    Management trainees have a greater chance of promotion than experienced hires

    Unilever2019-04-11

    Unilever Response

    April 18, 2019Global Talent Specialist

    Thank you very much for providing feedback on your time at Unilever, best of luck for the future.

  7. "Sales, Account Manager, Work culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    - intelligent people to work with - lots of learning opportunities - great work environment

    Cons

    - slow in career development - must be good in networking with executives for recognition, can not alone depend on work

    Advice to Management

    recognize the potential of employees, and not just the stats

    Unilever2019-04-03

    Unilever Response

    April 24, 2019Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of your experience at Unilever.

  8. "great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    good time, good people, and good pay

    Cons

    can't think of any, keep it going

    Unilever2019-03-25

    Unilever Response

    March 25, 2019Employer Brand Specialist

    Hello and thank you for sharing your experience of Unilever so far.

  9. "Company Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Company acceptance. Like mindedness in the team.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance. Inadequate time allotted for projects.

    Unilever2019-01-21

    Unilever Response

    January 22, 2019Global Talent Specialist

    Thank you for leaving a review about your time at Unilever so far.

  10. "Best platform for professional outgrowth."

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Unilever

      Pros

      Best workplace environment. To initiate with, company provides optimal training for the job. It suffices you with the possibly best ways you can outgrow in sales. The efforts are regularly monitored and appreciated. The management team imbibes the ideal work spirit in the employees.

      Cons

      The downside working in the company is far workplace but the support from the company compensates for it.

      Unilever2018-11-12

      Unilever Response

      November 13, 2018Employer Brand Specialist

      Thank you for taking the time to give us a review and provide feedback.

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