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Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated 23 April 2015
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  1. Good company, progressive and diverse

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good company, progressive, diverse, and good benefits,

    Cons

    increasing cost of medical expense

  2. Finance Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance Intern
    Current Employee - Finance Intern

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (Less than a year)

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome workplace, friendly, people centered business!

    Cons

    Stiff systems, and things don't move quickly.

    Advice to Management

    Doing an awesome job, simply work on effciency.

  3. I call it as I see it

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operator Technician in Morristown, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Operator Technician in Morristown, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunities are endless depending on your professional outlook and personal drive.

    Cons

    There are no cons that I have seen.

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  5. Excellent Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, diverse culture and lot of opporutnities to growth

    Cons

    If you want to growth you have to be able to relocate to any place in the world

  6. Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They are a stable company. Good work family balance with great benefits. Good pay and great tuition assistance program. Good place to work.

    Cons

    It's tough to get promoted. They like to hire outside the company and don't promote much within the company.

  7. Awesome company, very people oriented culture!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Colgate cares for their employees well
    Great benefits
    A relaxed, but performance based company

    Cons

    Confusing systems
    Not much visibility to promotions

    Advice to Management

    More fluid and simple IS

  8. Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Ethics are followed, Good Brand Image, Associate with market leaders

    Cons

    Less Training, Slow career progression

    Advice to Management

    Training should be more

  9. Good benefits, they very rarely terminate and they have a decent employee educational assistance program.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant III in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant III in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good inclusive, team work environment.

    Cons

    Many of the managers lack effective people management skills which reflects poorly on the company.

    Advice to Management

    Many of the managers need coaching and assistance tools to manage people effectively.

  10. Overall positive.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.

  11. Once Upon a Time It was One of the Best Places to Work

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - It is a place where you can learn a lot if you are lucky to get a good mentor.
    - Hardworking team.
    - It is a top brand so it really boost your resume.

    Cons

    - Top level lacks empathy with employees.
    - Set year objectives for employee, plus a huge volume of everyday job. If you do not accomplish all the year objectives you are qualify as an inefficient employee, even if you were outstanding on your everyday job,
    - Low salary

    Advice to Management

    - Recognize people contributions, even if they do not seem like such a big deal.
    - Don't just boss around; be mentors, coaches and leaders.
    - Bring back the caring value, it doesn't feel like you care anymore.

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