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Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated Jul 13, 2014
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3.8 238 reviews

89% Approve of the CEO

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

Ian M. Cook

(161 ratings)

84% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance, good management if you are paired with a good mentor(in 31 reviews)

  • Great benefits and still has some great people there(in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance was no good for me at all(in 12 reviews)

  • very conservative; the decision making process is too long(in 12 reviews)

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    Brilliant work culture

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWork culture, People, Professionalism, facilities

    ConsNot much... Less exposure.. Selection

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    Management with respect

    Customer Development Manager (Current Employee) Mumbai

    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

    Associate Analyst (Former Employee) Mumbai

    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

    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

    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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    great and wish to do it again soon

    Promoter (Former Employee) Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)

    Prossalary is very good and shifts
    u will make a lot of friendships their

    Consyou must work very hard to get noticed

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

     

    Wonderful experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsCorporate culture is excellent. Work life balance

    ConsNone that comes to mind.

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    Great Company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsDiverse Culture, excellent management team, promotions based on talent, and excellent work life balance.

    ConsNone =- The company is great.

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Colgate was best employer I've ever had

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    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)

    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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