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Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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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. "Colgate Palmolive"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Some people have a n old time mindset but that is changing

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to change


  2. "Lab Tech"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as a contractor

    Pros

    Great place to work and learn

    Cons

    Not many chances to advance

    Advice to Management

    Work on team environment

  3. "Great place to work and great benefits!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst
    Former Employee - Analyst
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working at Colgate was a great experience if I talk about the company as a whole, my position was very boring and not challenging at all, so that made me leave the company. However, Colgate has great benefits, we had food allowance, cafeteria with great healthy meals that were subsidized, a very nice office and bonuses.

    Cons

    The profit share was very low


  4. "Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time

    Pros

    Great place, work life balance

    Cons

    I had to leave because of the Country situation


  5. "Summer Research and Development Intern"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Research and Development Intern in Piscataway, NJ
    Former Intern - Research and Development Intern in Piscataway, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They expose you to higher ups and give projects that are important and worthwhile. They want you to go far and they help you every step of the way.

    Cons

    The paying system was very behind, I wasn't paid for 2 months.

    Advice to Management

    Have more meet and greets with higher ups.


  6. "Global IT Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global IT Manager in Topeka, KS
    Current Employee - Global IT Manager in Topeka, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Place to work from a pay and environment.

    Cons

    Working with many time zones

    Advice to Management

    Great Company


  7. "Great"

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    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, everyone is friendly, relaxed and calm environemnt

    Cons

    Parking is hard to find sometimes when coming in for half a day

  8. "Graduate Trainee"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Trainee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Graduate Trainee in New York, NY

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good company that has a lot of learning opportunities in marketing, sales, finance, logistics, regulatory, etc.

    Cons

    Sometimes things can be a bit unstructured, as is to be expected from a subsidiary in its formative years.

    Advice to Management

    Engage employees more


  9. "Fragrance R&D Co-op"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern

    Pros

    Great working environment. State of the art technology. Friendly and outgoing people.

    Cons

    Doesn't hire too many full time positions.

    Advice to Management

    Great internship programs.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Best place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - EOHS Manager in Commerce, CA
    Former Employee - EOHS Manager in Commerce, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very caring company and do a lot for their employees.

    Cons

    Pretty much a Midwest to eastern part of the country company and I live on the west coast.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing it's working.


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