Unilever Reviews

Updated 17 September 2014
Updated 17 September 2014
713 Reviews
3.7
713 Reviews
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Unilever CEO and Director Paul Polman
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work/life balance is fair but seems to be getting worse each year (in 56 reviews)

  • Flexible working hours, great remuneration and understanding line managers (in 25 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance, lack of opportunities to move up unless you relocate (in 44 reviews)

  • decision-making can be complicated & slow since this is a matrix organisation (in 25 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Place to work, Good launch pad for leadership roles

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Manager  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Manager in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Global work opportunity, Independence and space to work, emphasis on leadership and development, great value based organization that truly believes in doing the right things for the world. Excellent benefits including stock options. A very talented set of people who work hard and party equally hard.

    Cons

    Increasingly poor people management, big shift to promote gender equality - resulting in overlooking male talent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    not good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    security, sometimes manager doesnt check on you. you can grow ur skills just needto be in a right team.

    Cons

    a worst place for growing.
    politics
    everyone is selfish person.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    first manage.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Work Life balance and Flexible working

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Information Manager  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Information Manager in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Great Worklife balance, Fexible working hours, Agile work places

    Cons

    processess are not streamlined and are in most secnarios highly unorganised

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager  in  Mumbai
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    good hr policies, great brands and some fantastic people to work with

    Cons

    company favors employees who joined as management trainees over employees recruited from outside when it comes to future growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Busine Analyst for more than a year

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Good working environment, culture, facilities

    Cons

    salary is not as per the standard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing as such

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Great Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Information Executive  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Information Executive in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Best Work culture, Good business practices

    Cons

    Slower growth, lack of scope of personal development

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

  8.  

    A great company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer

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

    Pros

    The work culture is good

    Cons

    The work load is very high

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    very good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Mumbai
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    good company to work with

    Cons

    Growth is limited if you are directly rectruited

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    aaa

  10.  

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

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive Production Cum Q C  in  Mumbai
    Former Employee - Executive Production Cum Q C in Mumbai

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should give courage & support to there colleagues.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

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

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    High caliber of people; integrity, performance culture and meritocracy

    Cons

    Large organization issues of political dynamics after a certain level

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be careful of coteries

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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