Procter & Gamble Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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Procter & Gamble Chairman, President and CEO David S. Taylor
David S. Taylor
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  1. "Stable company with great leadership and benefits"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time

    Pros

    - a lot of benefits -higher salary than the market -flexibility

    Cons

    -too much bureaucracy that slows down the process

  2. "great people and culture"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Logistics Manager 

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time

    Pros

    great people and culture, diversity and inclusion, capability building

    Cons

    high pressure, long hours, constantly under the pump


  3. "an average company"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time

    Pros

    people treat pvp seriously, and pay is above average

    Cons

    work life balance is terrible

  4. "Good company to work with"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time

    Pros

    Good for your first job to learn how big business operate

    Cons

    be careful of the path for recruitment; there is absolute difference between A&T path and management path

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great training, poor-work life balance"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time

    Pros

    - FANTASTIC training and educational materials to build skills. - VERY caring and inspiring senior leadership team. - Thought-leader in FMCG industry. Well respected by customers. - Friendly culture. - Free product samples.

    Cons

    - Internally focused. The answer to every question is P&G is the greatest (it is a sales/marketing company after all). - Poor work-life balance. P&G teams are generally understaffed. Long days and working on weekends is common, especially to excel in a role. - Internally competitive. Promote-from-within structure offers great rewards but encourages competition among lower ranks. - Overly image-focused culture. The upside is P&G is very open about encouraging its employees to make themselves look good and get recognition. - Large, political bureaucracy. There is a unique, sometimes overly complex P&G process or method for almost everything.

  6. "Touching Lives, Improving Life"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - company is supportive of employee’s personal achievements - work from home - product freebies - young and proactive colleagues - supports work-life balance - internal promotion - job rotation - career growth opportunities - career development training and process improvements - results-oriented - international assignments - stocks/shares for employees - the only company where I am proud to be a part of

    Cons

    - management has a lot of things that want to improve but with less FTE - employees are too competitive to get the promotion which led to recognition-hungry attitude - too much politics in performance rating. If the managers do not know you, prepare to have a low rating even if you exceed in delivering results - disappointing management that has favoritism - high target/unachievable profit plans from the top where the low-ranking employees suffer

  7. "Great flexibility but long hours and lack of control over work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Procter & Gamble full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful flexibility - hot desking and working from home is the norm. There is a lot of trust from management to get your work done in the hours that work for you. Fast paced environment and interesting issues. Young workplace so fresh ideas are valued - it's not uncommon to see people in their late 20s or early 30s in senior roles. Very global organisation and international transfers are relatively easy to arrange.

    Cons

    Culture where people routinely work after hours and logging on after you get home is the norm. Much work is driven out of regional hubs so subsidiary markets have little control over their work. Decision-making requires input many stakeholders and delays are frequent, which can be frustrating. Change is slow. There is not a lot of product innovation.

  8. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice place to work good atmosphere

    Cons

    Too big too burocratic slow company

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Over half of people pretend they are busy working in the office"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work & life balance. Nice location

    Cons

    Political. Lack of sense of achievement.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent training and development"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Finance Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Procter & Gamble full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - Company really invests in its people. Frequent training and development programs including training overseas, succession planning programs - Strong purpose, values and principles - High calibre colleagues - Continuous improvement mindset - Flexible working hours

    Cons

    - Work-life balance can be poor. Many meetings - Cost-cutting has led to the loss of more experienced people - Annual calibration process can be dominated by cliques

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