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Unilever PLC CEO and Director Paul Polman
Paul Polman
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    Great company, people and brands. Slow progression.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant CMI Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Assistant CMI Manager in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    It is a very collaborative environment where you views are valued and taken into account at all levels. The employees are all highly driven but it is not a cut throat place to work compared to some other large companies. Work life balance is as good or bad as you make it and opportunities to move function/location are always there if you ask and push for them.

    Cons

    Career progression - in terms of visible obvious routes are totally non-existent and there is no sign of this changing. Furthermore the PDP system as utilised in other FTSE 100 companies is flawed and de-motivates far more than it drives "performance culture".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a transparent career progression for non-management and management alike (as per your competitors) as this will really drive the performance culture you seek. Not a forced distribution of performance with the current PDP system.

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Unilever PLC Interviews

Updated 19 Jun 2014
Updated 19 Jun 2014

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    Anonymous Employee in Hammond, IN (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Hammond, IN (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Unilever PLC.

    Interview Details

    The interview took a whole day. All the interview questions were expected, mostly behavioral questions. I interview with different staffs for a duration of about 40-45mins. It was a very great experience plus all the staffs at this particular location were very friendly including HR personnel that I had the first phone conversation with..

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Website www.unilever.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (UL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, RB

It takes two parents -- one Dutch and one British -- to make one Unilever. Unilever N.V. and Unilever PLC, together with their group companies, constitute a global food, personal care, and household products powerhouse. The company's vast portfolio of consumer products includes a dozen global brands, including Hellmann's (mayonnaise), Knorr (soups), Lipton (tea), and Dove and Lux (soaps), that each ring up more than E1 billion ($1.4 billion) in sales. Unilever's consumer goods are sold in more than 180 countries. The company was the world's #1 consumer products maker until... More

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