Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated March 24, 2015
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  1. CP

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Learn a lot with hands on experiences.

    Cons

    A requirement is to be able to multi task. Very fast passed environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great place to work, with support from management to grow professionally.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Great benefits. Need for increased opportunity for career growth and advancement.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Team approach for continuous improvement.

    Cons

    Few avenues for career advancement for hourly employees with degrees and prior management experience.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Streamline process for identifying talent already in the organization and provide means for developing talent for growth, satisfaction, and retention.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. EXCELLENT

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

    Pros

    Strategic, smart...long term focus...great culture, people, integrity, values

    Cons

    New York City great for some

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Excellent Place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

    Pros

    Great pay and Benefits. Excellent coworkers

    Cons

    Work-life balance, training, some management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Finance Intern

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    Current Employee - Finance Intern
    Current Employee - Finance Intern

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

    Pros

    Awesome workplace, friendly, people centered business!

    Cons

    Stiff systems, and things don't move quickly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing an awesome job, simply work on effciency.

    Approves of CEO
  7. I call it as I see it

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    Current Employee - Operator Technician in Morristown, NJ
    Current Employee - Operator Technician in Morristown, NJ

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    There are no cons that I have seen.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. Awesome company, very people oriented culture!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    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 ManagementAdvice

    More fluid and simple IS

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Excellent culture and comprehensive training

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    Current Intern - Human Resources Intern
    Current Intern - Human Resources Intern

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent pay as an undergraduate intern.
    numerous company events in the Park ave office
    Colgate culture is very relaxed and the people are laid back
    huge learning opportunity and people want to see you succeed

    Cons

    It really depends on your mentor. Some of the programs you have to learn them by yourself.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. Production Planner

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work for really

    Cons

    None at this point. None really

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thanks for providing a good work environment

  11. summer Internship program in Colgate Palmolive

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    Current Intern - Corporate Finance Intern in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Corporate Finance Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people to work with; great company culture;
    The company has very good summer training program for interns. Directors and managers from each department present their work to interns. There are also Technology Center tour and lunch with CEO & CFO. Interns have a lot opportunities to interact with senior managers during the summer.

    Cons

    The full-time openings are very limited in the company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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