Unilever Employee Reviews about "decision making"

Updated 26 Jul 2020

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  1. "great culture, flexible working environment, brands with purpose"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    a company that truly values what they preach - brands with purpose grow. Fantastic culture, really flexible working arrangements and trust in people you work with. A lot of ownership and opportunities for junior people too

    Cons

    as with any large company, a lot of processes and hierarchy, slow decision making process

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    "Brands are well supported, people are not"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Business Manager in Sydney

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Diverse employee base, focus on inclusion. Iconic brands to work on.

    Cons

    Multiple layers impact decision making. Senior management don’t accept responsibility when plans don’t go to plan.

    Unilever Response

    July 26, 2019Global Employer Brand Intern

    Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts.


  3. "Review"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    A company that looks after there employees very well in terms of training and agile working is really good.

    Cons

    Decision making is really slow

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    Unilever Response

    September 28, 2016The Talent Team

    Hi. Thank you for your comments on your previous role with us - we really appreciate the feedback. It's great to see that you mention our training and agile working practices as particular positives. We'll ensure your comments around decision making and news sharing are passed on to the correct teams. We hope your current role is proving successful and wish you all the best.

  4. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Marketing Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Purpose, Caring Culture, Smart People

    Cons

    Slower decision making due to bureaucracy

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    "Great company for fresh graduates"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Scientist in Trumbull, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    lots of opportunities to learn, technically and interpersonally.

    Cons

    slow decision making, less impact to a big project

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  6. "Good people, bureaucratic environment"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There are a lot of talented professionals in the organisation

    Cons

    Decision-making process can be slow and myopic

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  7. "Great employer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Rotterdam
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Unilever part-time

    Pros

    Much flexibility, vacation days (35), good pension, employees that perform well can expect to get more responsibility and room to grow

    Cons

    Politics due to which decision making takes a lot of time, and digitalization is slower than it should be

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    "A great place to work and learn"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Enterprise Architect in Port Sunlight, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    A great company and fantastic group of people to work with

    Cons

    trying to be nimble in decision making, still some improvement needed.

  9. "Really Great Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Brand Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive pay. Fair, inclusive and fun company culture.

    Cons

    Lots of processes and slow decision making

  10. "Nice place"

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

    I worked at Unilever full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent Learning environment, exposure, team work, leadership, patience

    Cons

    Big company and bureaucratic. Slow in decision making

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