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"This is a place to build your career... Not just a job."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Regional Sales Analyst in Columbus, OH
Current Employee - Regional Sales Analyst in Columbus, OH
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Abbott Nutrition full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Management does not want to see you fail. There is a supportive network of employees/friends who will encourage you to do your best and strive for success.

Cons

Very strict start times and lunch hours with very little flexability unless you've worked at the company for 15+ years.

Advice to Management

Separate cubes so that managers do not always sit behind subordinates. There's a micro-managed tension in the entire building at Ross Park. The less managed someone is, the more they strive to succeed on their own. When an employee is under the microscope, they WILL fail due to increased tensions and stress.

Other Employee Reviews for Abbott Nutrition

  1. "A very ambitious company with delusions of grandeur"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Materials in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Materials in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, stock options, people, location

    Cons

    Senior management lacks a clue.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the politics, focus on the business.


  2. "Fun while it lasted..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Abbott Nutrition full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Solid Fortune 500 company with tons of resources, quality products, marketing, and training to back you up. You will become a better Sales Rep and Businessperson. Numerous condition specific products and healthcare call points that prepare you for better sales opportunities in the future.

    Cons

    Culture changed very quickly in the past 5 years. What once was stated from management as "you manage your territory", it is now micro managed for you by them. Big Pharma mind-set is now the way of life. Get on the "Blue Train" or be gone. Older Reps with a record of success are now targeted for dismissal if not seen as "dynamic" or willing to roll-over and learn corporate's new tricks. Pay is good but below that of Abbott Primary Care samplers and caterers. Tons of busy work to be done "before/after-selling-time" and ride-withs that in reality take away from face time with customers. Not fun anymore.

    Advice to Management

    Enjoy your success and get off the Reps' backs, particularly the proven Reps who established their territories and have made you Number 1 in the market.

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