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Colgate Palmolive is a great place to work

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY
Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Lucrative equity packages for sr. employees, decent work-life balance, strong culture of ethical values, great people, very good future for the company

Cons

The company is overly conservative, it is difficult to foster an entreprenuerial spirit in the US organization, but the conservatism has served us well in the poor economy

Advice to Management

Need to get more external with customers and strengthen the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns, seem to be overly conservative

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Human Resources in New York, NY

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lives it's core values of: Caring, Continuous Improvement and Global Teamwork, wonderful people, process and systems, Managing with Respect culture. Great benefits and takes care of it's people overall (i.e. great beneftis, career advancement opportunities).

    Cons

    Overall still a very conservative cutlure which at times stifles innovation and creativity.

    Advice to Management

    Overall very well run company and quite proud to be a part it!

  2. Helpful (1)

    Good training ground

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Brand Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Brand Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -good learning on the job
    -disciplined approach to brand management
    -consistent/ stable company

    Cons

    -mostly trade marketing. they don't build brands and don't really invest in brands other than toothpaste
    -very traditional company. mostly run by sales
    -its all about cost-cutting and hitting volume targets to report to wall street
    -current leadership team is not so caring. morale is really low. very low staffed. they squeeze their peopel

    Advice to Management

    -value your people more
    -invest behind your brands and build equities. you can only do buy-one-get-one-frees and free-after-rebates for so long before your brands become commodities

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