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Updated 1 March 2015
Updated 1 March 2015
1,184 Reviews
3.7
1,184 Reviews
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Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    It's grate place to work

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    Current Employee - Innovation Chef in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Innovation Chef in Bangalore

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

    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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    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)

    Pros

    Good Health benefits and training programs

    Cons

    Too much hierarchy, bureaucracy, uncertainity

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    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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    • 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)

    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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    worked as chemical engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Unilever

    Pros

    best in industry policy & conditions

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Very good management and friendly working environment.

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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)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    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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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Graduate Apprentice Trainee in Silvassa
    Former Employee - Graduate Apprentice Trainee in Silvassa

    I worked at Unilever

    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.....

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Need quality in innovation

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    An organization with historical stellar performance due to strong marketing initiative.
    A very good ground for learning.
    Compensation is not bad.
    Training and people development is good.
    A good handover-takeover process in place. Induction process is satisfactory.

    Cons

    The organization lacks quality in innovation.
    Growth is slow.
    Trust and transparency is low. Managers hide problems than solving them effectively.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage learning from failure than hiding the problem
    Resource allocation should be based on capability

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Pepsi india

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Great Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Unilever

    Pros

    Work-Life balance is good, compensation is above market standards, office culture is very welcoming

    Cons

    Not much to say but working hours can be improved upon in some departments

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great Place to be inspired, learn and build a career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Brand Executive in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Brand Executive in Mumbai

    I have been working at Unilever

    Pros

    Great work life balance, very employee friendly organization

    Cons

    A few challenges to grow within the organization initially if not from a creme de la creme institute, but you may have chances based on performance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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