Monsanto Company
3.7 of 5 336 reviews
www.monsanto.com Saint Louis, MO 5000+ Employees

Monsanto Company Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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3.7 336 reviews

                             

93% Approve of the CEO

Monsanto Company Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

(206 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Salary is good, hikes are decent, pretty good work life balance in the company"
    in 37 reviews
  • "Best leadership, great benefits, continual work"
    in 22 reviews
Cons:
  • "No work life balance in reality, however this is one of the slogans of the company"
    in 24 reviews
  • "Tendency to work long hours, and lots of political games (the company calls this "networking")"
    in 14 reviews
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Test Analyst (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at Monsanto Company full-time for more than a year

ProsGood place to work. great benefits

Constakes time to get promotions

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Experience at Monsanto

Oracle Database Administrator (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at Monsanto Company full-time for more than a year

ProsCulture, Work life balance, Value to the employee

ConsMatrix Management System and apart from that everything was good with the organization. I really don't have any complaints.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good Experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Monsanto Company as an intern for less than a year

Prostransparent process, Good HR team

Consno SLA defined for major processes.

Advice to Senior ManagementSHare the board level discussions to the staff as well.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Excellent opportunity

Territory Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Coimbatore

I worked at Monsanto Company full-time for more than 3 years

ProsVery good organizational culture. Open communication and good brand image in the market. Management has great vision for future

ConsHigh work pressure and low work-life balance. Extremely challenging. Management sometimes does not communicate about future plans of employee. Driving is another minus point

Advice to Senior ManagementBe open with employee's plans for future.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good salary, poor leadership

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Monsanto Company full-time

ProsSalary is good, hikes are decent, pretty good work life balance in the company. People are generally helpful

ConsCompany branding is negative, integrity of local leadership is questionable. Not much of scope for career advancement in IT. R&D IT team does most of the grunt work - testing etc. The development team is a misnomer since it focusses mainly on support

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

Prosgood place to work for...

ConsDo not have developmental oppertunity

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to improve

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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wrong job

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Monsanto Company full-time

Prosamazing work life balance and completely laid back

Consinterview for one job and end up giving you a totally different job

Advice to Senior Managementconfirm with the prospective employee the job that he/she is looking for

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Territory Sales Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Monsanto Company full-time

Prosgood allround field and market experience for a fresher.flexibility to do the job your way,helps in building result orientation attitude.

Consno extra attention given to skill development of TSMs.no fastrack growth opportunity.leadership programme starts only at the RSM level resulting in many budding TSMs look for better opportunites elsewhere.not everybody can wait for 7-8 years to get promoted to RSM level

Advice to Senior Managementplease make the entry level TSMs go through rigorous stints across all business domains viz supply chain,marketing,distribution as this will give them a better idea of the business and help them take ownership of it through their current role

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Average Company for a IT professional

Software (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

Prosjob security
decent work environment
good infrastructure

ConsIT is treated like low class workers, all other functions get priority

Advice to Senior Managementwalk the talk and treat people for the value they bring

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Evolved HR Processes

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at Monsanto Company full-time for more than 8 years

ProsInformal environment, great peers, freedom to choose your working style, high respect for individuals

ConsVery consensus driven, early perceptions about people can last very long and are difficult to change

Advice to Senior ManagementBring more diversity in top management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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