Abbott Labs Reviews

Updated September 17, 2014
Updated September 17, 2014
596 Reviews
3.4
596 Reviews
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Abbott Labs Chairman and CEO Miles D. White
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Management does heavily emphasize the work/life balance within departments (in 41 reviews)

  • Pay is good, offer good benefits for Permanently employed employee's (in 48 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance challenges, direction of new company (in 14 reviews)

  • Large company with a slow bureaucratic administrative paperwork that can be overwhelming (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    awarded best company to work for

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    Current Employee - Territory Manager  in  Bareilly (India)
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Bareilly (India)

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

    Pros

    best culture, best knowledge to develop careeier

    Cons

    in making the business only by communication skills and scientific inputs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    ................................

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Pharmaceutical Sales Rep

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative  in  San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Great management and pay. They treated their employees great. I only quit because I was starting my family.

    Cons

    As with any pharma job there is managed care issues. They do have people who work on this but it is a hassle.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good place to learn corporate culture

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    Former Employee - Senior IT Project Manager  in  Waukegan, IL
    Former Employee - Senior IT Project Manager in Waukegan, IL

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

    Pros

    Well organized Pharma Company with opportunities for growth. Large corporate culture but with room for introduction of new ideas.

    Cons

    As a large company, innovation and creativity is stifled a bit.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent exposure to Project Engineering

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer  in  North Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in North Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I learned all my project engineering at abbot Labs, as leader in pharmaceutical they have provide master piece training which I am utilizing till today

    Cons

    very demanding position and one is always under stress to compete with ever changing requirements

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider Human Resources as one of Assets on Balance sheet

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    Challenging environment, people are treated well, solid company

    Cons

    too much bureaucracy, moving jobs outside of Canada

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Record keeper

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Record Keeper  in  Ponce, PR
    Former Employee - Record Keeper in Ponce, PR

    I worked at Abbott Labs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Additional training, meeting and conference

    Cons

    Employee meeting, training additional and overtime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Satified

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great company to work for!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Documentation Specialist  in  North Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Documentation Specialist in North Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    I worked with some wonderful individuals and had some great managers.

    Cons

    very fast paced and if your not custom to multitasking it could be quiet difficult.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Thanks to abbott for the right environment.

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    Current Employee - Oracle Hyperion Architect  in  Waukegan, IL
    Current Employee - Oracle Hyperion Architect in Waukegan, IL

    I have been working at Abbott Labs as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good place to work and learn. Very nice Abbott employees to work with.

    Cons

    Till now I might not have seen any cons.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    flexible work schedule for family life

    Cons

    large bureaucracy slow turn around

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in research and aquisitions

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Manufacturing Engineer

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer  in  Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    There are many different type of pros including the benefits, growth, salaries, flexibility, and type of work that you do. As a healthcare company, the work that you do here benefits the lives of others.

    Cons

    The office Politics and Work-Life Balance could be better, but there are many other companies that are not as good as Abbott.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Believe and trust in the employees. A culture that focuses on the employees will always be successful.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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