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Nice place to work

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Former Employee - Intern in Piscataway, NJ
Former Employee - Intern in Piscataway, NJ

I worked at Colgate-Palmolive part-time (less than a year)

Pros

They have great cafeteria in their facility. The people are very friendly and helpful. The area is a nice place to live in. They have a very nice work/life balance and have health days throughout the year. Also, have a store on site where you can buy discounted CP products

Cons

I do not have any complaints about working there. Absolute great place to work and live. Saw a couple turkeys in the parking lot once though, kinda concerning.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I have no advice. Business is doing well and everyone seemed qualified and competent.

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Positive Outlook
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    Comfortable, family-oriented company. A little old fashioned.

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    Current Employee - Human Resources in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Human Resources in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and pension program. Medical after retirement. Good succession planning in company. Family-oriented environment, many loyal employees (except maybe in Marketing function). Finally have work/life balance program. Caring company. Merits and bonus still implemented so far. Open-minded and GBLT friendly.

    Cons

    Old fashioned. Cutting corners now in the wrong places. Only focus on high potentials and not so much the strong base and foundation of loyal employees lower on the totem pole, so few growth opportunities for them. Pay not necc competitive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show that you care more about the employees that keep the company well supported and running - they are loyal, but are often passed over for early level/mgt opportunities that now seem reserved only for hi-potentials/expats. Be less old-fashioned and trust your employees more.

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    Approves of CEO
  2. CP was incredible.

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    Former Intern - Flavor Department Co-Op in Piscataway, NJ
    Former Intern - Flavor Department Co-Op in Piscataway, NJ

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly, understanding atmosphere with down-to-earth coworkers! It was an excellent experience in the corporate world. Longevity possible, loyalty is very well rewarded. Wellness programs implemented company-wide.

    Cons

    Well-managed, but the politics of a large company tend to leave employees who go the extra mile to be slightly under-appreciated.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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