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Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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Colgate-Palmolive Chairman, President, and CEO Ian M. Cook
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  • Work life balance, CP is very lean (in 30 reviews)

  • Centralized decision making process makes the system slow (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Here is my honest opinion"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Pros

    Outstanding global company. Excellent benefits, competitive salary, open door policy to management.

    Cons

    The training program should be more intensive.


  2. "Great People, Nice Office"

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

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    Great people who are willing to give guidance whenever it is needed
    Midtown Manhattan

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

  3. "ok"

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

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    i found it to be an effective work place and people were great

    Cons

    hours of operations were very long and would be better pay

    Advice to Management

    nonce, other than to treat your interns well


  4. "Senior Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great with new SAP technologies

    Cons

    Salaries at my position were not that great


  5. "Better than average"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in Piscataway, NJ
    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in Piscataway, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great name and company to work for! Great learning place to sharpen your skills. Good quality colleagues as well as culture

    Cons

    Steady environment and not very passionate work environment. No work from home which is kind of a deal breaker for me

    Advice to Management

    Embrace employees who has passion


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging and interesting positions, lean structures everywhere"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    very international
    interesting roles
    strong networking culture
    good company values

    Cons

    very lean everywhere
    extremely financially driven

    Advice to Management

    focus on company values


  7. "Sales Team Leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The 210-year-old company's business is highly focused and is a leader in this traditional industry. The corporate culture is quite caring. Employees are from all around the world.

    Cons

    1. Compensation and benefits not competitive in the market. 2. Innovations in business models and product offerings are not fast and edgy enough.

  8. "Production Control"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    Very Flexible with schedule
    Basic IT Support, there is a lot to learn how the company works
    Interact with various teams
    learn to build jobs using unix shell scripting

    Cons

    Need to add more intern projects


  9. "Manager, Health and Insurance Plans"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Pros

    Caring Company with strong values and great people.

    Cons

    Work volume at is highest.


  10. "Technical Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance, good 401K, good insurance, has summer friday

    Cons

    hard to move up, start with only 2 week vacation


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