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Abbott Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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  • 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. "Fantastic Culture"

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    Former Intern - Neuro-Mechanical Engineering Co-op in Plano, TX
    Former Intern - Neuro-Mechanical Engineering Co-op in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Abbott as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people who are motivated and highly intelligent. Casual work environment and very understanding management.

    Cons

    FDA requirement force long product builds and excessive paperwork


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits including discounts on childcare, tuition assistance and vacation time off. Great company to work for. Would highly recommend to others.

    Cons

    Currently no Cons to announce.

  3. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abbott full-time

    Pros

    Amazing culture , great support from main office

    Cons

    management difficulties during turn over


  4. "PM"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Abbott as a contractor

    Pros

    very flexible on working hours as long as you get the job done

    Cons

    no cons at this time


  5. "Finance intern"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Abbott as an intern

    Pros

    Good Company; Great housing

    Cons

    They should review the intern assignments before the program starts. Some of the assignments are unorganized.


  6. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Abbott as an intern

    Pros

    Work-life balance, mentor program, challenging work

    Cons

    very hierarchical, not as high-tech as other companies


  7. "Lab tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abbott part-time

    Pros

    can easily Get part time as well as short term positions. The staff is very friendly and put enough time into training that I easily picked up on to make transitions very smooth

    Cons

    the location was very far north so it was a big comute for me to be working part time

    Advice to Management

    nothing they are a great team

  8. "good"

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    Current Contractor - Corporate Human Resource in Lake Bluff, IL
    Current Contractor - Corporate Human Resource in Lake Bluff, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Abbott as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation is really good

    Cons

    nothing bad, the only reason for me was the distance from my house to work was almost 40miles

    Advice to Management

    Management is perfect


  9. "Review"

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

    I have been working at Abbott as an intern

    Pros

    Great culture and professionals who help you advance your career

    Cons

    No cons currently for me


  10. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Abbott full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Lots of training opportunities.

    Cons

    There is a lack of qualified management. Need better balance between number of managers and staff.

    Advice to Management

    Bring back employees affected by RIFs.


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