Campbell Soup Reviews

Updated 27 August 2014
Updated 27 August 2014
147 Reviews

3.4
147 Reviews
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Campbell Soup President and CEO Denise Morrison
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • One can achieve a fairly good work/life balance in most departments (in 17 reviews)

  • Great people who take pride in doing good work (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • formal training can be hard to come by (in 3 reviews)

  • Work/life balance can be a challenge because cutbacks over the last several years have required everyone to do more with less (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Overall lots of positives, but at the end it is about the bottom line

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    Current Employee - Manager of Shopper Insights and Category Solutions  in  Camden, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Manager of Shopper Insights and Category Solutions in Camden, NJ (US)

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

    Pros

    - Great pay
    - Good benefits
    - Nice headquarters
    - Family oriented w/ the work life balance that comes along with it
    - Strong corporate culture w/ emphasis on relationships

    Cons

    While this is a great place to work, we do play in many mature but declining categories. It can get discouraging to see red numbers on a page when you know you are working your butt off.

    Also this is very much an old boys' network. America is changing, folks. Hire people who represent the diverse landscape of our country & give them to the support they need to move up through the ranks. Promote based on performance!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    DIVERSIFY! People aren't buying soup like they used to. I know we're trying with innovation but let's accelerate our acquisition rate and get into some spaces that are on-trend w/ long term viability!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Campbell Soup as an intern

    Pros

    Friendly and good work life balance

    Cons

    HR team is not so friendly

  3.  

    Great pay for the area

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - QA Lab Tech  in  Paris, TX (US)
    Former Employee - QA Lab Tech in Paris, TX (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pay is good for the area,good benefits, and plenty of room for advancement

    Cons

    Once you walk in that's the end of your social and family life. 7days a week

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Dynamic work environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Camden, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Camden, NJ (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits (health, dental, matching 401K 100% up to 4%), friendly working environment, work/life balance, training, and commitment to community service. Management supports career growth and development. Free soup Fridays and random free food can be found frequently. Discounted Godiva chocolates, Pepperidge Farm cookies, and other products at the company store. Building had been in process of updating and creating new modern office areas.

    Cons

    Systems and tools to do job are lacking/unreliable. Company seems to reorganize like every 2 years, which often accompanies layoffs. I've seen many people who have worked there more than 20 years get laid off from reorganizations. Upper management constantly making changes that create a lot of grind.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider how your actions affect all the people that work below you.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Strong company with great people

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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly  in  Camden, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Camden, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Campbell Soup as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    - every single employee is genuine and so refreshingly nice
    -friendly but professional environment
    -outstanding cafeteria and work space
    -extremely loval to their employees. common for employees to have worked with campbells for 20+ years

    Cons

    -formal training can be hard to come by. best off coming to Campbells with experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Training should be taken more seriously simply to avoid future/potential problems

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Amazing caring company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Campbell Soup as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Upward mobility, new innovation, great caring leadership, amazing teamwork, mentoring, impressive operations, good work life balance, more than fair compensation,

    Cons

    some old school union mentality still exists

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great people, good opportunities and benefits, some corporate bureaucracy

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Campbell Soup

    Pros

    Great people
    Good opportunities within the company
    Nice building to work in
    Good pay and benefits
    Pretty good culture

    Cons

    Evaluation system for performance is flawed
    Not all departments are treated or managed with the same integrity
    Some managers are only looking out for their own careers
    No where to go that is close by for lunch

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Throw out the performance review system

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good Company- Poor management

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    Former Employee - Customer Business Manager  in  Guaynabo, PR (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Business Manager in Guaynabo, PR (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excelent Family Values Company, great salaries and benefits

    Cons

    Poor Management on the Latin America Division. Poor conditions to work...no family/ work balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To Senior Management...look out Lati America Team

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good people

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    Former Employee - Financial Systems Analyst  in  Camden, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Financial Systems Analyst in Camden, NJ (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, good salary, good systems, good connections, central location.

    Cons

    Layoffs more often than industry. Political environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expand product line

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Very family base company

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant  in  Camden, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Camden, NJ (US)

    I worked at Campbell Soup full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Campbell's offers great salary for all levels

    Cons

    company is currently undergoing new challenges with week economy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management should look at lower staff for guidance of company growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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