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Not Perfect, But Hands Down One of the Best Fortune 500 Companies Remaining

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Atlanta, GA

I worked at Colgate-Palmolive

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great work life balance, great pay, good people, great benefits

Cons

Good ole boy network - have people who can get away with stuff that is crazy and they are not challenged or fired.

Advice to Management

Great company - do some light house cleaning and foster innnovation.

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  1. Great company to work for!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management recognizes and promotes strong performers; opportunities for growth and advancement in your career; company store is great!

    Cons

    Non-management salaries are just OK; workload is not evenly distributed (i.e. some people are out the door at 4:59pm every day, while others constantly work late); there is an unspoken understanding that to progress in the Finance group, you must do an international rotation in a foreign subsidiary.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to recognize and promote strong performers;


  2. Great Company but as always - room for improvement

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Truly multinational company that seriously values international exposure and experience and provides opportunities for short and long term assignments overseas and or across functions. Strong brands with stable financials and proven track record in good and bad economic times. Strong leadership training and development programs at higher levels of the organization.

    Cons

    Slow to adopt flexible ways of working to refelect the needs of today's employees. We do not have formal work from home options and in most cases working from home is still perceived poorly by management. Difficult to rise to senior management positions if you are not open to relocating to different country or region during your career. Slow career progression compared to new economy expectations of early in career folks coming into the business.

    Advice to Management

    We really need to break out of the archaic midset that a person needs to be in the office to get the work done. We need a way to manage and balance career progression expectations of high potential high performing employees. Our promotions seem to be much slower than I would have expected.


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