Unilever Reviews

Updated 8 February 2016
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  • Work life balance may not always be balanced (in 111 reviews)

  • Some loopholes in Executive decision making (in 54 reviews)

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  1. "Good company to work with"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Karnataka in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Karnataka in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good management; Agile working, Employee friendly

    Cons

    Appraisals are at times biased. Promotion purely depends on your relationship with the management

    Unilever Response

    3 Feb 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for your feedback on your current role with us at Unilever. It's great to see that you're very happy with management, the agile working arrangements ... More


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Senior research manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good environment working here. Never getting tired of your job.

    Cons

    Not much to complain about when you have so many benefits in your hand!

    Unilever Response

    1 Feb 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for your feedback - we truly appreciate it. It's pleasing to see that you're very happy in the role and we hope that continues. All the best for ... More


  3. "R&D Associate"

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    Former Employee - R&D Associate in Mumbai
    Former Employee - R&D Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work culture. International exposure.

    Cons

    I had to leave for Higher studies.

    Unilever Response

    3 Feb 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for your feedback - we truly appreciate hearing from you. We hope your current role is proving successful and we wish you all the best throughout 2016.


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  5. "Glad to part of Unilever!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analytics Professional in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Analytics Professional in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Employee oriented organization, Lots of facilities, Flexibility in working etc.

    Cons

    Very big Organization at times difficult to understand

    Advice to Management

    Everything is great I hope things remain as is

    Unilever Response

    29 Jan 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for your feedback - we really appreciate hearing from you. It's great to see that you've mentioned our flexible approach to working as a key positive ... More


  6. "Excellent"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Unilever has great HR policies Unilever has most respect for Work Life Balance Competitive salaries across FMCG and even otherwise

    Cons

    Owing to nature of business, Fast career path is very difficult Owing to nature of business, Challenging opportunities are very limited

    Advice to Management

    While the business is great, we need to explore furthur avenues of growth. Inter-country movement could be a little more transparent and should be encouraged

    Unilever Response

    1 Feb 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for leaving a review. We appreciate all feedback - both positive and constructive. It's great to see that you mention our HR policies and work life balance as ... More


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Employer review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager
    Current Employee - Product Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Unilever full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Vision ,Benefits, Culture, value for employee

    Cons

    Nothing as such as i really liked to work Inn

    Unilever Response

    21 Jan 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of your current role with us at Unilever. It's pleasing to see that you mention a number of positives - including our ... More


  8. "Fairly good"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    - company trusts it's employees to deliver. Full freedom on how you want to run the show -considerate policies

    Cons

    - there are team with not so good managers. Those teams suffer pretty bad -too short term focussed

    Advice to Management

    Hire \equip managers technically. Can not function with managers who know nothing. Also focus on innovation. Marketing can take you only so far

    Unilever Response

    3 Feb 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate all feedback - both positive and constructive. We'll ensure your comments around the short-term nature of projects and quality ... More


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work with yoy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Brand! Extremely Employee Friendly- unlimited sick leaves, unilimited casual leaves, For managers-Unlimited medical coverage, work from home, flexible timings Good work culture

    Cons

    Less IT focused Lack of processes Too many vendors

    Advice to Management

    Though IT is just support arm to the FMCG giant, however an equally important support arm. Should be given equal importance and attention like other arms like-R&D, Finance, Legal

    Unilever Response

    5 Jan 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you very much for leaving a review of your current role with us. It's great to see that you highlight a number of positives including the brand itself, employee benefits ... More


  10. "Overall its ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance...strong fundamentals

    Cons

    few HR policies need to change

    Advice to Management

    .

    Unilever Response

    4 Jan 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. We really appreciate the time you've taken to leave a review of your role with us. It's pleasing to see that you mention the work life balance and the strong ... More


  11. "Great Company to work with"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Unilever (More than a year)

    Pros

    Healthy competition makes you keep your standard high

    Cons

    Mid level management is not supportive

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

    Unilever Response

    5 Jan 2016 – The Unilever Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for leaving a review of your previous role with us at Unilever. We appreciate the feedback and will ensure this is passed on to the team. We hope your current role is proving successful ... More



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