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Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated November 4, 2017
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  1. "IT Business Process Analyst"

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    Current Employee - IT Business Process Analyst in Piscataway, NJ
    Current Employee - IT Business Process Analyst in Piscataway, NJ

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Pros

    Pro-environment, Most employees are caring, Good benefits, Allow work from home, Extras include fitness center, now building onsite child care center and company store.

    Cons

    Morale has been declining due to continuing workforce reductions. May be on rotating on-call 7 days/week, every 5-6 weeks incl. nights with no pay or comp time. Management style of some is dated.


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Procurement Manager in Piscataway, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Procurement Manager in Piscataway, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career Growth, Caring, Great benefits.

    Cons

    Expect to work long hours.

  3. "Time to step-up"

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    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Basel (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Basel (Switzerland)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Caring company
    Collaborative working environment
    Results oriented

    Cons

    Weak automation
    Limited career development potential

    Advice to Management

    Increase focus on people
    Need more agile structure and process


  4. "Amazing company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, good team, very little conflict occurs.

    Cons

    Limited progression unless willing to move


  5. "Customer Development"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    Great experience to excel and hands on work in the CPG industry

    Cons

    High expectation, and not too much reward


  6. "Proffesional Relations & Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Working Environment Caring Good Pay

    Cons

    Limited Salary Increaments
    Limited Growth in some departments

    Advice to Management

    Keep up


  7. "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

  8. "great co to work for"

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

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Pros

    great culture and values; solid strategies

    Cons

    fewer promotion opportunities than in the past


  9. "Finance"

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

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Pros

    Great Company, work life balance

    Cons

    you need to be able to relocate if you want to grow


  10. "Corporate Finance Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Corporate Finance Intern in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Corporate Finance Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Important company to build resume
    -Good network
    -Nice people
    -Diversity and inclusion

    Cons

    - Very hard to get a full time position

    Advice to Management

    - Spread more information about internal openings


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