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All about compliance. Zero creativity.

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in New York, NY (US)

I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (more than an year)

Pros

- Job security
- Lots of Moms, therefore people are caring and nice
- Well-defined jobs. Not much thinking required.
- Good pay and work hours.

Cons

- No creativity or challenge
- Political and hierarchial
- Very old school, old white men culture
- Strict, long winded processes
- Tries to mould employees. Opinions are discouraged.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You are losing young talent because the culture does not encourage creativity and input.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Junior AP accountant trainee

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    Current Employee - Junior AP Accountant in Warsaw (Poland)
    Current Employee - Junior AP Accountant in Warsaw (Poland)

    I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people,
    Discounts on products
    Possibility to go on a project abroad
    Clear scope of responsibilities
    Good work/ life balance

    Cons

    Low remuneration
    Limited options of being promoted
    Old office

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I worked for the company for 29 years - all in the global Training and Development area

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    All global training is strategically aligned with the business. The CEO endorses , values and is a presence in the development of leadership talent. All learning products, whether sourced off the shelf externally or designed and developed anew undergo a rigorous process to assure the their quality and alignment with the business and learner needs. Employees who perform well and make a contribution to the business are well rewarded and recognized.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Company is extremely well run and successful. have no advice to offer.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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