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Abbott Labs Reviews

Updated January 15, 2018
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Abbott Labs Chairman and CEO Miles D. White
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  • Work life balance can be challenging (in 35 reviews)

  • Lot of initiatives implemented at one time by senior management resulting in continuous change in the operational processes (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    Innovative, effective quality design and manufacture of products.

    Cons

    Working in silos at times.

    Advice to Management

    You hire great people; please ask us for input more often


  2. "R&D intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Abbott Labs part-time

    Pros

    Good environment and good people to work with

    Cons

    Bad IT support very slow

  3. "Quality Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Temecula, CA
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Temecula, CA

    I worked at Abbott Labs full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, onsite cafeteria

    Cons

    Slow Career growth, few career development

    Advice to Management

    More training on leadership role


  4. "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Senior QE in Abbott Park, IL
    Former Employee - Senior QE in Abbott Park, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and competitive salary

    Cons

    needs to innovate more and move faster to catch up with tech


  5. "Excellent Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    Abbott has excellent benefits and office culture.

    Cons

    There is the typical big company bureaucracy that can slow things down, but you will encounter that at any company of this size.


  6. "working place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    this is a good place to work

    Cons

    I do not have one now


  7. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation, good pay, long break

    Cons

    Too much work, long hours, tired, lack of energy

    Advice to Management

    Nothing management was very good and I don’t have nothing to say to them

  8. "Senior Research and development in a Big Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    The company has an abundance of resouces to help solve problems

    Cons

    Big company politics and speed


  9. "Disorganized since SJM acquisition"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    Autonomy, the work is meaningful

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, management allows toxic culture on the field teams, HR is disorganized and unresponsive


  10. "Middle of the Road"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Pros

    Good health insurance, access to discounted Abbott products

    Cons

    Has no problem doubling jobs responsibilities without compensation, promotes philanthropic ideals but will scold you if you don't participate.

    Advice to Management

    Don't try to fix things that aren't broken. Not all locations will function under the same workflow.


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