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Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated Jul 13, 2014
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3.8 240 reviews

90% Approve of the CEO

Colgate-Palmolive Chairman, President, and CEO Ian M. Cook

Ian M. Cook

(163 ratings)

84% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance, good management if you are paired with a good mentor(in 31 reviews)

  • Great benefits and still has some great people there(in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance was no good for me at all(in 12 reviews)

  • very conservative; the decision making process is too long(in 12 reviews)

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    great and wish to do it again soon

    Promoter (Former Employee) Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)

    Prossalary is very good and shifts
    u will make a lot of friendships their

    Consyou must work very hard to get noticed

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    representative in the conference of oral health community.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosis a company with serious commitment to oral health in Puerto Rico

    Consestablish a network of Statistics on main factors causing diseases related to oral cancer.

    Advice to Senior ManagementUtilization levels and surveys of using colgate flowchart related to oral diseases oral hygiene, importance of oral health products and expectations for the future.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    I great learning experience with a good life work balance

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsA very successfull company that is a leader in the industry. Friendly poeple that are good at what they do.

    ConsTalking about toothpaste non stop can be quite boring. They are not very aggressive in advertising so it is hard to compete with others.

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    It's a great place to work!

    Customer Development Manager (Former Employee) Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

    ProsExcellent development programs, safe and motivating work environment, caring people, strong values and great culture.

    ConsCompensation and benefits are not the best in the market.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Really professional and personal leadership school.

    Business Development Manager (Current Employee) São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    ProsSolid and valuable principles.
    Very well structured business for short and long term strategies.
    Transparent on what you must do to develop and grow professinaly.

    ConsToo many business reveiw with division.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more time on having informal contact with employee.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Brilliant work culture

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWork culture, People, Professionalism, facilities

    ConsNot much... Less exposure.. Selection

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    Management with respect

    Customer Development Manager (Current Employee) Mumbai (India)

    ProsCompany culture of team work is fantastic. System oriented processes allows for steady business while allowing experimentation on pushing the boundaries.

    ConsDecision making by consensus sometimes means some opportunities are missed. Takes some time to learn the systems to become truly effective.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAccelerate decision making and decentralise innovation.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excelent professional school

    Trainee (Current Employee) São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    ProsExcelent work environment, great opportunities to learn

    ConsToo hierarchical, less opportunities to develop own ideas
    Salaries below market average

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    associate analyst

    Associate Analyst (Former Employee) Mumbai (India)

    Prosawsome people, great stability, employee friendly work culture

    Consnot something which i came across

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the great set up

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company with history and traditions

    KCS (Current Employee) Bila Tserkva (Ukraine)

    ProsColleagues, experience, office, targets, management

    ConsNot so big amount of parties in comapany

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore actions connected to team building in company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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