Abbott Labs Reviews

Updated August 26, 2015
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  1. Senior Buyer

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Buyer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Buyer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Abbott Labs full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Great people, Nice environment, Supports work/life balance, Employee services

    Cons

    Outsourcing departments, always changing, lack employee value, regular lay offs, Communication

    Advice to Management

    Abbott was an American company - manufacturing and Finance needs to stay in the USA.


  2. Operations Coordinator

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Barceloneta, PR
    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Barceloneta, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Abbott Labs (More than 10 years)

    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.


  3. Region Sales Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Global company with career growth

    Cons

    Career growth most often requires relocation to corporate


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  5. Project Manager

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice pay, nice people, challenging work flexible hours (depending on position).

    Cons

    Flexible hours (any and all, depending on position). You will encounter ladder climbers that prefer to crush you. If you don't play the "game" well - just step aside.

    Advice to Management

    Do better at walking the talk that gets put into magazines.


  6. supply chain

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    Used to be a great company.

    Cons

    too worried about savings; no new products; people are expendable; GE model

    Advice to Management

    Retire


  7. Nice place

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Electrical Engineer in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Associate Electrical Engineer in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    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.


  8. Great Company, Smart People

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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


  9. above avg

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    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.


  11. Great learning Experience

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, benefits, environment and culture

    Cons

    Lack of planning for projects.



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