Abbott Reviews

Updated 17 September 2014
Updated 17 September 2014
62 Reviews
3.8
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good Compensation and benifits, and good quality product portfolio (in 4 reviews)

  • very good environment to develop your personality (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • No transparency from management, some times decisions made without asking workers opinions (in 2 reviews)

  • The company would do and have you say just about anything to convince physicians to use their products (in 2 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    manager

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager  in  Menlo Park, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Manager in Menlo Park, CA (US)

    I worked at Abbott

    Pros

    good, great environment and advancement. Opportunity to share ideas and collaborate.

    Cons

    good, great environment and advancement. Opportunity to share ideas and collaborate.good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good

  2.  

    A global leader that excels in innnovation and science.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - HCP Sales  in  Cedar Rapids, IA (US)
    Former Employee - HCP Sales in Cedar Rapids, IA (US)

    I worked at Abbott full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The portfolio of products with Abbott is diverse with a focus of exceptional quality and control.

    Cons

    Due to industry changes with health care, unfortunately, has lead t downsizing of employees across all divisions of Abbott world wide.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to recognize the industry changes regarding health care and reimbursement.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Good experience and pleasant atmosphere

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott

    Pros

    Good salary with helpful and pleasant atmosphere

    Cons

    Very demanding and stressfull, not easily promoted

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  5.  

    Fantastic company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott full-time

    Pros

    the career growth and training are very good

    Cons

    there is to much change in direction which takes away from traction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more diverse monetary awards that can reach more associates

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Need Focus

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Abbott Park, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Abbott Park, IL (US)

    I have been working at Abbott full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People appear to be nice.

    Cons

    There is a need for management to be open to others opinion instead of their own.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7.  

    Great Pharma company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Therapy Business Manager  in  Lucknow (India)
    Current Employee - Therapy Business Manager in Lucknow (India)

    I have been working at Abbott full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture,
    Good compensation.
    Freedom to take risk.
    Diversity

    Cons

    Frequent change in policies.
    Attrition of Field employees.
    Inorganic growth.
    So many approving authorities.
    Confusion in mid management related to there roles.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please take care of your field force and middle management sales employees.

    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott

    Pros

    Good salary, competent with the local employeers, Training is full and good,Management of corporate is good,Profits some year are good,Benefits are ok

    Cons

    Development is minimum leadership is sometimes poor, office culture looks good but can improve
    Mobility is slow Managers are not leaders, Continuity in the business is poor

  9.  

    Good place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Brand Manager  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Abbott full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Warm atmosphere and very friendly co-workers. Professional work environment that support personal growth

    Cons

    No transparency from management, some times decisions made without asking workers opinions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share and communicate internal messages. Put some focus on desirable organizational behaviours

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Employee friendly but loses competitions to others

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Highly employee friendly
    Good perks
    Good work life balance
    Brand image

    Cons

    Slow processes, pathetic administration
    Loses edge to the indian companies which play without rules
    Nepotism
    Sales dominates over everything else

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decide what you want - competing with indian companies will require playing indian way. Playing the MNC way will not give the amount of business.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Its Awsome

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Therapy Business Manager  in  New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Therapy Business Manager in New Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Abbott full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    This company has good environment to work .

    Cons

    More focus on doctors and stockist

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing to say everything is fine

    Recommends

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