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Abbott Reviews

Updated July 21, 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. "A great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Pump Repair Technician in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Pump Repair Technician in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Abbott full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A great place to work with good pay and benefits. Would highly recommend to anyone who can secure a job with abbott.

    Cons

    It's a global company that may be cutting back. They are letting go of a lot of very talented people.

    Advice to Management

    TIME. Don't let go of the Talent you have.


  2. "Great company with strong leadership and opportunities for employees"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources in Abbott Park, IL
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Abbott Park, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Abbott full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong leadership, great benefits that encourage employees to stay with company for the long term, opportunity to move around into multiple positions, good culture.

    Cons

    Some jobs lack work-life balance.

  3. "Company runs like a bank"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice people, Company runs like a solid bank, stocks and deferred compensation benefit are very valuable perks

    Cons

    Need more consumer marketing talent; very conservative and process driven culture due to strong influence of regulatory team; harder to promote innovation and learning within the organization than one might expect


  4. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Abbott full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefit and a lot of kind people

    Cons

    Long background check when become a regular employee


  5. "A great company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Chemist in Barceloneta, PR
    Current Employee - Chemist in Barceloneta, PR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Gives opportunity to grow and to Lear

    Cons

    No cons for this review


  6. "Best Company to Work"

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    Former Employee - Scientist in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Scientist in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Abbott full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I liked the professional atmosphere.

    Cons

    Abbott went through several restructuring.

    Advice to Management

    keep it up


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Best place I have worked hands down"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Company culture, benefits, training, room to grow

    Cons

    None. I truly had nothing but a positive experience

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  8. "Intern"

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

    Pros

    Large company with lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Lots of red tape to get past

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the red tape


  9. "Metabolic Specialty Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Joliet, IL
    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Joliet, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture, employee benefits, and Work-Family Life balance exceeded expectations.

    Cons

    Career development of talent could have been improved.

    Advice to Management

    I would have completed a career development plan right away, and found out about some of the employee benefits sooner.


  10. "Pharmaceutical Sales"

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

    Pros

    Great salary, benefits and training.

    Cons

    i can't think of any cons. It was a great company to work for!


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