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Unilever Reviews

Updated 23 Sep 2019

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Unilever CEO Alan Jope
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  1. "Great company with strong values"

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    Current Employee - People Experience Lead 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Purposeful work, great development opportunities

    Cons

    Flat org structure, limited career growth

    Unilever2019-09-12
  2. "Good company values"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good values and people sustainable vision for the future good mentors

    Cons

    hard to go up the corporate latter too much social politics

    Unilever2019-09-12
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    "Biggest Mess in systems I have ever seen"

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    Current Employee - Finance in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Allows creativity in using Excel formulas - gives room to implement new changes if you find a way to do so

    Cons

    - files and names are very disorganized - no one truly knows how things were once created and why - specific documentations are outdated and misleading, resulting in extremely long onboarding time - unreasonable requests from business partners that could have eliminated hours of trouble if was done one level higher in 30 minutes

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    Unilever2019-09-15
  4. "Operations/Manufacturing/Supply Chain/Planning"

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    Former Employee - Supply Chain 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with, multiple learnings.

    Cons

    No cons working for this company.

    Unilever2019-08-22
  5. "Great Exposure"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Supervisor in Simcoe, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Exposure to different projects

    Cons

    In a small community which can be challenging

    Unilever2019-08-20

    Unilever Response

    August 22, 2019Global Employer Brand Intern

    Thank you for your feedback and contribution at Unilever.

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  6. "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

    Unilever Response

    July 26, 2019Global Employer Brand Intern

    Thank you for leaving a review. Your feedback is helpful and we will ensure it is given to the respective teams.

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  7. "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
  8. "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.

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  9. "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.

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  10. "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.

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