Colgate-Palmolive
3.8 of 5 224 reviews
www.colgate.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated Mar 17, 2014
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3.8 224 reviews

                             

90% Approve of the CEO

Colgate-Palmolive Chairman, President, and CEO Ian M. Cook

Ian M. Cook

(152 ratings)

84% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Brilliant work culture

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Colgate-Palmolive

ProsWork culture, People, Professionalism, facilities

ConsNot much... Less exposure.. Selection

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Management with respect

Customer Development Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time for more than 8 years

ProsCompany culture of team work is fantastic. System oriented processes allows for steady business while allowing experimentation on pushing the boundaries.

ConsDecision making by consensus sometimes means some opportunities are missed. Takes some time to learn the systems to become truly effective.

Advice to Senior ManagementAccelerate decision making and decentralise innovation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Associate Analyst (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time for less than a year

Prosawsome people, great stability, employee friendly work culture

Consnot something which i came across

Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the great set up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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satisfaction guaranteed

Validation Project (Current Employee)
Baddi

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern for less than a year

ProsThe working environment, facilities are really alluring. The staff is co-opertive with high moral values and the motto of "fraternity". "Safety first" is what please me again because if there's life, there is everything.

ConsIt has got lot of red tapism to do petty works. the administration is kind of busy with lot of jobs to handle and getting initials of boss becomes hectic at times.

Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain the standards of this prestigious organisation. Long live colgate.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

ProsCaring employer
Equal opportunities
usually very objective assessment of individual's performance & acknowledges unique contributions
Adequate work life balance

ConsLinear growth paths
Change Management prowess
Employee benefits could be better, benchmarked with peers

Advice to Senior ManagementExcellent professional yet caring working environment, with plethora of opportunities

Local leadership team needs to come across as more visionary & lead the subsidary business as a strong independent unit, with its own thinking, its own growth plan, playing aggressively on local strengths, & contributing to division & global more completely than just $s in profit.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Colgate was best employer I've ever had

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

ProsColgate offers many opportunities for advancement. It also has a great management team.

ConsLong term, if you're not interested in international business, Colgate may not be the best place for you.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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representative in the conference of oral health community.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time for less than a year

Prosis a company with serious commitment to oral health in Puerto Rico

Consestablish a network of Statistics on main factors causing diseases related to oral cancer.

Advice to Senior ManagementUtilization levels and surveys of using colgate flowchart related to oral diseases oral hygiene, importance of oral health products and expectations for the future.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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great conservative company with plenty of opportunities

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

Prosthere are many opportunities to growth a career and try new things, they foster a continuous improvement environment and with a good work life balance

Consthey are sometimes slow to make decisions, being a mobile employee and relocating often to any city is highly valued, could better utilize systems

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Colgate-Palmolive

ProsI love Colgate Palmolive. I loved everything about the company.

ConsIt was only a temporary assignment.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease hire me again permanently! lol

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I great learning experience with a good life work balance

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Colgate-Palmolive

ProsA very successfull company that is a leader in the industry. Friendly poeple that are good at what they do.

ConsTalking about toothpaste non stop can be quite boring. They are not very aggressive in advertising so it is hard to compete with others.

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