Abbott Labs Reviews

Updated April 14, 2015
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Abbott Labs Chairman and CEO Miles D. White
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Pros
  • Promote work-life balance but sometimes performance review go the other direction (in 46 reviews)

  • Pay is good, offer good benefits for Permanently employed employee's (in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • not that good work-life balance; not good interaction between departments (in 18 reviews)

  • As a large company, innovation and creativity is stifled a bit (in 15 reviews)

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  1. lots of work, great experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    60+ hours a week, need better communication between departments

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication channels between departments.

  2. Professional Atmosphere

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Abbott Labs as a contractor

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

    Pros

    Very professional staff. Committed to work. Supportive and good trainers. Plenty of educational opportunities.

    Cons

    Management and staff somewhat aloof. Information not always shared as well as it should be. Not always clear how promotion and hiring decisions made.

  3. Region Sales Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abbott Labs full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Global company with career growth

    Cons

    Career growth most often requires relocation to corporate

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  5. Operations Coordinator

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    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Barceloneta, PR
    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Barceloneta, PR

    I worked at Abbott Labs (more than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Quality in all aspects in the company

    Cons

    There were no downsides working for this great company

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good outstanding environment at work area.

  6. Nice place

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    Current Employee - Associate Electrical Engineer in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Associate Electrical Engineer in Irving, TX

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Work life balance. Nice people to work with. Reasonable pay---average in the area

    Cons

    There is no mentor ship

    Advice to Management

    You need to share the company vision with young employees. What the future holds.

  7. Great Company, Smart People

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company, Smart and fair managers. Great Benefits, above average pay.

    Cons

    Lean workload. Lots of finger pointing

    Advice to Management

    hire more people, and allow more flexibility

  8. Good compensation package, but a stressful place to work.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abbott Labs full-time (more than 10 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Offers both a pension and employer contributed 401K, ample opportunity for skill development

    Cons

    Glass ceiling, too many executive super egos, work/life balance on paper only, layoffs several times a year

    Advice to Management

    Employees are not going to be happy simply because you order them to be happy.

  9. above avg

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs

    Pros

    genuine interested with my background, asked a lot of questions regarding my program

    Cons

    waited 30 min after the scheduled time without information or updates.

  10. Great learning Experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abbott Labs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, benefits, environment and culture

    Cons

    Lack of planning for projects.

  11. production woker &case packer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abbott Labs full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good clean place to work in

    Cons

    don"t leave a job undone and payatteion work assginment

    Advice to Management

    saflety come first in all work place

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