Colgate-Palmolive

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Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

264 Reviews
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264 Reviews
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Colgate-Palmolive Chairman, President, and CEO Ian M. Cook
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    Overall positive.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    Friendly and intelligent employees, willing to help you, want to see you be successful.

    Cons

    Could have used more intensive training relevant to my role.

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Colgate-Palmolive Interviews

Updated 16 Oct 2014
Updated 16 Oct 2014

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    IT Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Colgate-Palmolive.

    Interview Details

    Useless logical test, not related with technical stuff, but much more business oriented maybe, really dont understand the purpose, it cannot be for psycological attitude, because 2 persons that passed the test after 6 months they were fired because they were kind of retarded (real sense of the word). After i had 2 interview technical with 3 different managers, and it was pretty clear they had no clue of what i was talking. They've asked to me is it was fine for me to do suppor in enlgish (it's not my main language) and I said yes till i dont talk with indian or southafrican because i just cannot understand their english. They said that they could understand my point of view, they've hired me, and now the biggest part of my contacts are with south africans and indian, well this is Colgate :D

    Interview Questions
    • no really anything was difficult, just that stupid online test with no technical question at all.   Answer Question
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Colgate-Palmolive Awards and Accolades

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Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Working Mother, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Additional Info

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Website www.colgate.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1806
Type Company - Public (CL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue £10+ billion (GBP) per year

Colgate-Palmolive takes a bite out of grime. The company is a top global maker and marketer of toothpaste and other soap and cleaning products. Colgate-Palmolive also offers pet nutrition products through subsidiary Hill's Pet Nutrition, which makes Science Diet and Prescription Diet pet foods. Many of its oral care products fall under the Colgate brand and include toothbrushes, mouthwash, and dental floss. Its Tom's of Maine unit covers the natural toothpaste niche. Personal and home care items include Ajax brand household cleaner, Palmolive dishwashing liquid, Softsoap... More

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