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Unilever Reviews

Updated 22 March, 2019
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  • "pressure - no work life balance" (in 211 reviews)

  • "Quite bureaucratic and slow moving which can be frustrating along with a committee attitude to decision making" (in 112 reviews)

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  1. "Best platform for professional outgrowth."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    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.

    Unilever Response

    13 Nov, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

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


  2. "Company Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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.

    Unilever Response

    22 Jan, 2019 – Global Talent Specialist

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

  3. "Good brand, solid mission, and a great focus in sustainability."

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

    Pros

    Good brand, solid mission, and a great focus in sustainability.

    Cons

    None that I could really think of.

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    Unilever Response

    13 Nov, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for your feedback and your contribution at Unilever.


  4. "admin"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    support, training, salary, benefits, working hours

    Cons

    sometimes the corporate ladder climbing was a bit much

    Unilever Response

    1 Nov, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for your comments and all the best in your future role.


  5. "Material handler"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Close to home and not bad pay

    Cons

    Very fast pace and be overwelming

    Unilever Response

    5 Nov, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for leaving your review.


  6. "Supply Chain Manager"

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

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Good company with learning culture and development.
    The company policy is good and transparent to all employees.

    Cons

    Some individuals leadership mainly focus on short-term wins and they drive the performance by all means.
    In some circumstances, working in Supply Chain is not treated fairly, you are requested to trade off several personal benefits as company policy to gain savings as the performance management.

    Unilever Response

    19 Oct, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

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


  7. "Key Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Key Account Manager in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Key Account Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Company Values
    Offer flexible hours and prone working agile

    Cons

    People are over worked
    Desk with big workload

    Unilever Response

    11 Oct, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Hello and thanks for leaving your review about your time at Unilever. All the best for your next role.

  8. "Senior Key Account Manager"

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

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Great salary. Great work environment. Agile work culture

    Cons

    It does not have any bads.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up being an admirable employer

    Unilever Response

    17 Sep, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for your review.


  9. "Operations Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Positive environment, room to grow. management invests in employees

    Cons

    Union environment requires lots of compromise

    Unilever Response

    7 Sep, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts.


  10. "Key Account Manager"

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

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Good company. Large Brands, Market leaders

    Cons

    No work life balance depending on the department

    Advice to Management

    Dont let talent leave to the competition.

    Unilever Response

    7 Sep, 2018 – Employer Brand Specialist

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