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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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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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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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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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

Prosit has very good company culture

Consthere is nothing to say it

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It's a great place to work!

Customer Development Manager (Former Employee)
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

I worked at Colgate-Palmolive full-time for more than 5 years

ProsExcellent development programs, safe and motivating work environment, caring people, strong values and great culture.

ConsCompensation and benefits are not the best in the market.

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

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Excellent place to learn and growth"

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive

ProsStrong values, caring people. Everyday you learn new things.

ConsCompensation and benefits are not the best in the market comparing with our main competitors in the industry

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

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Customer Development Intern (Current Employee)
Minneapolis, MN (US)

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

ProsGreat office culture, very clear expectations of my role and got to work on multiple projects. I felt very valued as an intern

ConsNo real cons I can think of, perhaps that I felt a little distant from what was going on in the corporate office in NY but my role was almost entirely involved with the Target Branch so it didn't really bother me

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

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Really professional and personal leadership school.

Business Development Manager (Current Employee)
São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

I have been working at Colgate-Palmolive full-time for more than 10 years

ProsSolid and valuable principles.
Very well structured business for short and long term strategies.
Transparent on what you must do to develop and grow professinaly.

ConsToo many business reveiw with division.

Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more time on having informal contact with employee.

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

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