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Abbott Reviews

Updated September 10, 2017
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Pros
  • Work-life balance, mentor program, challenging work (in 9 reviews)

  • Good benefits, good salary (according to the market) (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Less learning opportunities but very work life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Within a large company you can feel lost wondering how to move up (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Abbott full-time

    Pros

    Pension, Flexible work scheduled, Abillity to move into other roles

    Cons

    Too much middle management, and too many internal department initiatives that take focus off getting the work done.


  2. "Clinical Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People are great to work with

    Cons

    Management doesn't listen to you.

    Advice to Management

    NA

  3. "Current Employee"

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    Current Employee - Staff Engineer
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer

    I have been working at Abbott full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good products and overall stability

    Cons

    Average compensation and poor R&D spending

    Advice to Management

    Invest in new products


  4. "Legal"

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    Former Employee - Legal in Abbott Park, IL
    Former Employee - Legal in Abbott Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Abbott part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There is some Interesting work

    Cons

    Usually Favored people get promotions

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Computer System Engineering Intern"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Abbott as an intern

    Pros

    Friendly environment, fast paced and easy to communicate with peers.

    Cons

    Career page needs work on filtering.


  6. "Senior Scientist"

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

    I have been working at Abbott full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good health benefits and perks.

    Cons

    Not much opportunity to move up.


  7. "Project coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Alameda, CA
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Alameda, CA

    I worked at Abbott full-time

    Pros

    Company with stable revenue and budget to spend

    Cons

    Too many meetings which slow down work progress

  8. "Pharmaceutical Sales"

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Financially solid company; great benefits and a great deal of room for advancement if willing to relocate.

    Cons

    Travel for training can be scheduled on short order and be lengthy

    Advice to Management

    Be honest with career paths and people will respond favorably.


  9. "As an assembler"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay, schedule is perfect and great coworkers.

    Cons

    Take care of your job

    Advice to Management

    Complete more audits in different departments


  10. "QC/QA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good salary, good environment and easy parking

    Cons

    Organization within dept need improvement

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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