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Updated January 8, 2018
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Colgate-Palmolive Chairman, President, and CEO Ian M. Cook
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  1. "Good, stable, dependable job"

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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

    Diversity, people, stability, oral care business

    Cons

    No work life balance in plant job, need to be willing to relocate multiple times in order to move up, lean organization


  2. "Oracle"

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    Current Contractor - Oracle Database Administrator in Piscataway, NJ
    Current Contractor - Oracle Database Administrator in Piscataway, NJ

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and good team members

    Cons

    Nothing for now as far as I know

  3. Helpful (1)

    "solid, conservatively run company"

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

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

    Pros

    Ethical company with good location, benefits, brands, reputation, and opportunities for advancement, particularly for people who are geographically mobile

    Cons

    Conservatively managed, slow moving, financially driven, history of regular layoffs


  4. "salesforce"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as a contractor

    Pros

    money 1 hour luch family

    Cons

    to short not here anymore


  5. "Great place to work"

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

    Pros

    Great compensation, they care about employees.

    Cons

    Upward mobility may be a challenge for some without leaving the US


  6. "Assistant Brand Marketing Manager"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    large company with strong brand and retail relations

    Cons

    too much hierarchy, and cost cutting innitiatives


  7. "Work-Life Balance"

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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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent place to learn and develop skills.

    Cons

    Difficulty with work and life balance.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Pros

    Good people, company and pay

    Cons

    Very relationship driven - if you don't make the connections or people don't like you, you won't do well


  9. "IT Operations Analyst"

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

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Pros

    Great People, Benefits, learning opportunities

    Cons

    limited growth, limited work life balance


  10. "Summer Internship"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    Great Mentors, Good networking opportunities, Great Work-Life Balance

    Cons

    Some employees are not as fond of having interns around, there are clear divides between different intern programs.


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