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Working for a large consumer goods company

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Former Employee - Senior Brand Manager in San Juan, PR (US)
Former Employee - Senior Brand Manager in San Juan, PR (US)

I worked at Unilever PLC

Pros

It's a good learning place, 2nd largest consumer products company, with many global brands and teams.

Cons

Bureaucratic, and top heavy. Similar to other large corporations, constant re-organizations and job changes.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More accountability, and greater transparency with re-organizational processes.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Great place to get a 2-4 yr foundation then move on to a better environment/ advancement -- just like any big CPG firm.

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    Current Employee - Associate Brand Manager
    Current Employee - Associate Brand Manager

    I have been working at Unilever PLC

    Pros

    Top CPG company; a lot of brands; great training; easy to go into other marketing afterward

    Cons

    Big, get lost in the shuffle. Some roles much more work than others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote and support the star talent more. Work out better balance of responsibilities. Value an MBA more. Promote where due in terms of work product not just friends with everyone.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    Start your marketing career here, learn what you can and LEAVE after 1.5 yrs and work for a good company with better pay

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    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Unilever PLC

    Pros

    they used spend a ton on training and development. when employees start, they attend a three week course spreadout over the year in new york. It teaches you the fundamentals of marketing and you learn from some very bright people. Unilever has a traditional approach to marketing that gives you a solid foundation for your career. I'd highly recommend someone out of school working here or someone with an interest in marketing with no skills. However, leave after a few years because the balance at work is non existent and you can get way better paying jobs, better career progression elsewhere.

    Cons

    poor worklife balance in marketing, lack of recognition, senior management always a step behind the competition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to their employees and act on their concerns

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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