Archive for the ‘Durex’ Category

Starting Out and Making My Mark at RB

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

  I can remember seeing the email for my first interview with RB less than two hours before the scheduled time because my Blackberry service had gone off the previous day, I don’t think the word ‘terrified’ is enough to describe how I felt. The interview process went well. Even though the grilling was tough, it [...]

Durex Factory Visit in China

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

The phrase: “for all shapes, sizes” is not a simple expression at the Qingdao Durex factory, it’s the jaw dropping reality. Never had I seen, and never again will I likely see so many different kinds of condoms in my life. The Qingdao Durex Condom Factory is the equivalent of the ‘Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory’ [...]

My first internship – experiencing working culture at RB China

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Its been three weeks since I’ve been working as a marketing intern in Beijing for RB China, and so far my time here has been more productive than I could have ever imagined. Prior to arriving to Beijing, I had set very reachable expectations of what I hoped I would learn and achieve during my [...]

Consumers are our heart…

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

One point which is really important to remember at work is that your product opinions may not be representative of the wider population. What I mean by this is that I may think our Passion fruit lube tastes amazing, but you may not, I might think the bottle is ergonomical and you might think its [...]

What a difference a day makes

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

  Change is a large part of the culture at RB both within the company and to your role and career development. Having left India for relocation back to the UK, 2 days later I was sat in our Hull office with my new director and manager peering over a global sex survey – what [...]