Unilever Reviews

Updated 15 April 2015
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Pros
  • Work-life balance can be excellent depending on which category you work on (in 69 reviews)

  • Good working culture and Flexible working hours (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance, lack of opportunities to move up unless you relocate (in 57 reviews)

  • decision-making can be complicated & slow since this is a matrix organisation (in 30 reviews)

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  1. Sr. engg. executive

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Executive in Tinsukia
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Executive in Tinsukia

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very good culture.SMART targets.A lot of scope for learning.

    Cons

    Too much systems are in place.

    Advice to Management

    Stick to one management system and follow it rigorously.

  2. Great company!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, good work life balance and great policies.

    Cons

    Technologically a little behind times.

  3. Best Work Culture

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    Current Employee - Senior Executive in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Executive in Bangalore

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance, great management policies like unlimited leaves, no specific timings

    Cons

    being in the company for 2 years, i did not find any negative thing. Every day in this company becomes more exciting

    Advice to Management

    keep it up

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  5. It's grate place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Innovation Chef in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Innovation Chef in Bangalore

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's grate place work,
    Work-life balance can be excellent depending on which category you work on"

    Cons

    Need to drive alone to learn - More promotional options for IIMs - Less to exp guys inside company

  6. Good for Senior management

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Health benefits and training programs

    Cons

    Too much hierarchy, bureaucracy, uncertainity

  7. worked as chemical engineer

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    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Unilever

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    best in industry policy & conditions

    Cons

    very good in personal growth, company values & work life balance

  8. Professional,2 yr exp in Hul equivalent to a tier 1,2,3 2 yr PGDM-Excellent peer group - Development for sure

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Trade Marketing Executive in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Trade Marketing Executive in Bangalore

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Quality of peer group,opportunity to know the birds eye view of FMCG,Employee Friendly

    Cons

    Need to drive alone to learn - More promotional options for IIMs - Less to exp guys inside company

  9. Its a great place to work.I got to the opportunity to a learn a multitude of things.People were generally supportive.

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    Former Employee - Graduate Apprentice Trainee in Silvassa
    Former Employee - Graduate Apprentice Trainee in Silvassa

    I worked at Unilever

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Benefits,Work-Life Balance quite good,Learning environment.....if you can imagine and present you are most welcome......and if you can supervise and execute.....stay your welcome.

    Cons

    Hard to get recruited(off-campus and external) specially for freshers.....

  10. Very good management and friendly working environment.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Executive – Human Resources Leadership Development in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Executive – Human Resources Leadership Development in Bangalore

    I worked at Unilever full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Management, Performance Culture, Empowerment, Good pay structure.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

  11. Pepsi india

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Unilever full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Very people centric company . Intent is to be Fair to its people .

    Cons

    Doing too many things together n therefore superficially .
    Too much gossip / info leak
    To much focus on interns self marketing .

    Advice to Management

    Take tough decisions . Have the courage to take decisions that are good n needed for the business .

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