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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Unilever

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 28 ratings in 2014)
"Exciting, fast-moving, interesting, global."
Pros: 
  • Graduates are quickly welcomed into a lively, dynamic working environment
  • Challenging roles mean there are lots of opportunities for growth and development
  • Managers place a lot of trust in graduates who are able to work autonomously on significant projects
  • Unilever is a sincerely ethical company and is committed to having a positive impact on the world
Cons: 
  • Some schemes require graduates to relocate several times which can be tough
  • Hours can be long in global roles as you need to coordinate with many different countries around the world
  • The amount of support offered to graduates in particularly stretching roles could be improved
  • As it is a large organisation, there can be certain amount of bureaucracy
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.7 / 10
 
Hours
8.1 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
7.9 / 10
 
 
CSR
9.4 / 10
 
Training
8.0 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Make sure you do your research. Be confident. Try to use different examples throughout..."

"Great culture, with a very friendly yet hard-working atmosphere. Quite a confusing..."

"We have spacious offices with clear desk areas and lots of informal spaces to meet...."

"The office adopts a flexible working framework, to ensure that you do not exceed..."

"The pay is good compared to competitors at a similar level but dwindles a little..."

"Flexible working is a massive perk, also the pension is very good!"

"The assessment day was tough. There was a one-to-one interview, a case study and..."

"There was a focus on demonstrating what you have done and how you have acted to demonstrate..."

"This is the company's main aim and target for 2020 - double our growth but half our..."

"Being on the graduate programme means you interact with managers quite a lot. You..."

"The maternity leave care is excellent. There is wheelchair access throughout the..."

"It is much easier to gain access to promotions as a management trainee, and there..."

"Our company has a project called the USLP (Unilever Sustainable Living Plan) whereby..."

"I am doing a social impacts role that includes managing our UK and Ireland youth..."

"As a multinational, Unilever provides a terrific work environment and the opportunity..."

"As it is a big company, things can take quite a long time to get approved."

"Unilever buys a third of the world's tea."

"Dynamic, corporate, flexible."

"I chose Unilever because it has great brands, a global reach, and a strong sustainability..."

"Each graduate is given a Learning Roadmap which clearly states all the compulsory..."

"Applications assessed on merit of transferable skills not university attended and..."

"I would like international opportunities to be more widely available."

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