Colgate-Palmolive
3.8 of 5 235 reviews
www.colgate.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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All about compliance. Zero creativity.

Associate Brand Manager (Former Employee)
New York, NY

Pros- Job security
- Lots of Moms, therefore people are caring and nice
- Well-defined jobs. Not much thinking required.
- Good pay and work hours.

Cons- No creativity or challenge
- Political and hierarchial
- Very old school, old white men culture
- Strict, long winded processes
- Tries to mould employees. Opinions are discouraged.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou are losing young talent because the culture does not encourage creativity and input.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    So far so good

    Senior Research Scientist (Current Employee)
    Piscataway, NJ

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: I would say that there are many good things about working here: Great benefits Good employee compensation (even with only a mediocre review) If you are ambitious and… Cons: Somestimes stuffy and conservative, but getting better (more transparency) Middle managers seem to be chosen based on advanced degrees and succession planning instead of actual managerial… Advice to Senior Management: Revising the promotion structure would be a good start. Being careful about promoting employees with advanced degrees when it appears that that… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    A very caring company that has changed dramatically over the last years, turning to outsourcing jobs overseas.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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


    Pros: 1) Good Pay 2) A very caring environment up to… Cons: 1) Outsourcing functions overseas to India for substandard work 2) Reduction of… Advice to Senior Management: You became successful because of the people that worked hard… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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