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Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
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3.8 239 reviews

90% Approve of the CEO

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

Ian M. Cook

(162 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)

239 Employee 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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    Decent company to work for

    Human Resources Associate (Current Employee) Ahmedabad

    ProsRespect for peers, Good work culture

    ConsPoor work life balance, slow career progression

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide better opportunity for a work life balance to employees

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

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    Summer Internship, Marketing Department, Mumbai

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsExcellent people, good culture, professional

    ConsLack of proper direction for interns

    Advice to Senior ManagementNA

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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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    Experience at COLPAL

    Executive Associate (Former Employee) Mumbai

    ProsFixed job timing, not much stress at work

    ConsNothing much to explore and learn

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove KT sessions

    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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    Employees are taken care of

    Customer Development Officer (Former Employee) Chennai

    Pros- development programmes are in place for promotions etc. pace of going up in the ladder depends on the candidate
    - Salary kept on par with industry norms
    - Listens to employees. personal situations are taken into consideration to give decent work-life balance

    Cons- ambiguity in role definitions, overlapping of responsibilities, increase in responsibilities, are causes for a lot of stress

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

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    Excellent company, great job stability and work life balance.

    SAP Business Analyst (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsJob stability, facilities, work life balance, great culture, strong brand name and the company actually cares for the employee.

    ConsSalary is less than market, job may get monotonous due to increased focus on processes.

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove Salaries, provide better diversity in work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Till now..... so good....future expected to be even better

    Customer Development Officer (Current Employee) Calcutta

    ProsEthical Business outlook, Data and Analysis a part of life, Market oriented, Customer oriented, Consumer oriented, Cool place to work , Cool rational people around you in the organization

    ConsHighly wholesale dependant trade, Demanding organisation

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

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