Abbott Reviews

Updated 14 October 2014
Updated 14 October 2014
65 Reviews
3.7
65 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Salary, Flex work schedule, Work/life balance, Opportunity, Location (in 3 reviews)

  • Good Compensation and benifits, and good quality product portfolio (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • No transparency from management, some times decisions made without asking workers opinions (in 2 reviews)

  • The company would do and have you say just about anything to convince physicians to use their products (in 2 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Best Company to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Scientist in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Scientist in Santa Clara, CA (US)

    I worked at Abbott full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I liked the professional atmosphere.

    Cons

    Abbott went through several restructuring.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep it up

    Recommends
  2.  

    Culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott

    Pros

    Benefits such as 401k and pension

    Cons

    Culture terrible at all levels especially the adult side

  3.  

    Great exposure to different aspects of the business.

    Former Employee - Finance in Waukegan, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Finance in Waukegan, IL (US)

    I worked at Abbott as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good office culture, work-life balance seemed to be good for full-time employees

    Cons

    Was frequently bored and did not have enough work to do, even after asking several times for work.

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    manager

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Menlo Park, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Manager in Menlo Park, CA (US)

    I worked at Abbott

    Pros

    good, great environment and advancement. Opportunity to share ideas and collaborate.

    Cons

    good, great environment and advancement. Opportunity to share ideas and collaborate.good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good

  6.  

    A global leader that excels in innnovation and science.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - HCP Sales in Cedar Rapids, IA (US)
    Former Employee - HCP Sales in Cedar Rapids, IA (US)

    I worked at Abbott full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The portfolio of products with Abbott is diverse with a focus of exceptional quality and control.

    Cons

    Due to industry changes with health care, unfortunately, has lead t downsizing of employees across all divisions of Abbott world wide.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to recognize the industry changes regarding health care and reimbursement.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Fantastic company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott full-time

    Pros

    the career growth and training are very good

    Cons

    there is to much change in direction which takes away from traction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more diverse monetary awards that can reach more associates

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Good experience and pleasant atmosphere

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott

    Pros

    Good salary with helpful and pleasant atmosphere

    Cons

    Very demanding and stressfull, not easily promoted

  9.  

    Need Focus

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Abbott Park, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Abbott Park, IL (US)

    I have been working at Abbott full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    People appear to be nice.

    Cons

    There is a need for management to be open to others opinion instead of their own.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Great Pharma company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Therapy Business Manager in Lucknow (India)
    Current Employee - Therapy Business Manager in Lucknow (India)

    I have been working at Abbott full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture,
    Good compensation.
    Freedom to take risk.
    Diversity

    Cons

    Frequent change in policies.
    Attrition of Field employees.
    Inorganic growth.
    So many approving authorities.
    Confusion in mid management related to there roles.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please take care of your field force and middle management sales employees.

    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott

    Pros

    Good salary, competent with the local employeers, Training is full and good,Management of corporate is good,Profits some year are good,Benefits are ok

    Cons

    Development is minimum leadership is sometimes poor, office culture looks good but can improve
    Mobility is slow Managers are not leaders, Continuity in the business is poor

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