Unilever
3.7 of 5 602 reviews
www.unilever.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Unilever Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.7 602 reviews

                             

91% Approve of the CEO

Unilever CEO and Director Paul Polman

Paul Polman

(329 ratings)

81% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Work/life balance is fair but seems to be getting worse each year"
    in 49 reviews
  • "flexible working hours, ability to work from home, good staff benefits"
    in 22 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work-life balance is a joke, and the ones to blame are analyst level employees"
    in 38 reviews
  • "decision-making can be complicated & slow since this is a matrix organisation"
    in 21 reviews
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Busine Analyst for more than a year

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsGood working environment, culture, facilities

Conssalary is not as per the standard

Advice to Senior Managementnothing as such

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to work

Information Executive (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsBest Work culture, Good business practices

ConsSlower growth, lack of scope of personal development

Advice to Senior ManagementNA

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A great company

Senior Project Engineer (Former Employee)

I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe work culture is good

ConsThe work load is very high

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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very good

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai

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

Prosgood company to work with

ConsGrowth is limited if you are directly rectruited

Advice to Senior Managementaaa

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Really Unilever is an stepping stone in my career as a food professional

Executive Production Cum Q C (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood Company,Work Culture is really satisfactory,Performance is the key criteria for your growth,Learn while earn

Consbeing a big company less exposure for your skills.,abilities.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement should give courage & support to there colleagues.

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

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Varied experiences with high caliber people to build something better all the time

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Unilever full-time for more than 10 years

ProsHigh caliber of people; integrity, performance culture and meritocracy

ConsLarge organization issues of political dynamics after a certain level

Advice to Senior ManagementBe careful of coteries

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Lots of learning but slow movement

Senior Brand Executive (Current Employee)
Mumbai

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

ProsVery good brand name, Learning, opportunity

ConsYou have to start right from below if you are not from best institutes and slow growth.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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An excellent training ground

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Unilever

ProsFantastic training and opportunity to understand a MNC.

ConsNot the same company culture as before. Now not seen as a career for life.

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It was great and cool exp working in Unilever!!

Data Analyst (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at Unilever as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsCool environment lots of things to learn..!!

ConsDon have anything to say

Advice to Senior Managementcontinue the same

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good for middle/higher level jobs

Assistant Brand Manager (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood scope for middle/senior level positions

ConsNot for entry/lower level positions ( Assistant brand manager,brand executive etc)

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat all work level as equals

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

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