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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

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 ManagementAdvice

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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    Unilever is a good company to work for

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    Current Employee - Data Integration Analyst
    Current Employee - Data Integration Analyst

    I have been working at Unilever

    Pros

    Unilever is an ethical company that strives to treat its employees well, at least in comparison to companies of similar size. It also understands the benefits of giving back to the surrounding communities and involves it's employees in its community service projects. Unilever respects the Work/Life balance of employees and offers flexible work arrangements, enabling employees to give their best without sacrificing their personal lives.

    Cons

    Unilever needs to better educate its management in skills related to employee development, and leadership abilities. It's difficult to gain a promotion without moving to another position under a new manager. There should be more emphasis on rewarding individuals who work above expectations and an established method for employees to recognize other employees for outstanding work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People are the most important asset of a company and Unilever has incredibly talented people. Make sure to see the "big picture" and not just short term cost cutting to achieve a bonus for a year. This will not help the company in the long term. Make sure to use the talents of employees to the fullest and take the time to know what those talents are.

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    High degree of professionalism in a relaxed atmosphere

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    Current Employee - Lead Scientist in Port Sunlight, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Lead Scientist in Port Sunlight, England (UK)

    I have been working at Unilever

    Pros

    Relaxed working environment, but very professional at finishing their work. Easily attracts best talent out of University and have a good sense of global recruiting. Leverage of being a multinational offers great opportunities for development. Big push to move East and therefore it would help if you would be interested to at least spend 2-3 years somewhere in the East (China/India). Work/life balance is excellent, and especially in the UK, nice holiday allowance (5 weeks).

    Cons

    Way too big -- difficult to make a big impact. Bureaucratic at times and so can get sometimes stuffy for young people as there is not great support for new ideas or moving things quickly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Support for new R&D structure

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