Colgate-Palmolive

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A very caring company that has changed dramatically over the last years, turning to outsourcing jobs overseas.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

1) Good Pay 2) A very caring environment up to 2 years ago 3) Many career opportunities 4) Challenging Work

Cons

1) Outsourcing functions overseas to India for substandard work 2) Reduction of NVOs to all time low-more work, less people. 3) Too focused on margin

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You became successful because of the people that worked hard for you that you are now outsourcing.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Comfortable, family-oriented company. A little old fashioned.

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    Current Employee - Human Resources in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in New York, NY (US)

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and pension program. Medical after retirement. Good succession planning in company. Family-oriented environment, many loyal employees (except maybe in Marketing function). Finally have work/life balance program. Caring company. Merits and bonus still implemented so far. Open-minded and GBLT friendly.

    Cons

    Old fashioned. Cutting corners now in the wrong places. Only focus on high potentials and not so much the strong base and foundation of loyal employees lower on the totem pole, so few growth opportunities for them. Pay not necc competitive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show that you care more about the employees that keep the company well supported and running - they are loyal, but are often passed over for early level/mgt opportunities that now seem reserved only for hi-potentials/expats. Be less old-fashioned and trust your employees more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    CP was incredible.

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    Former Employee - Flavor Department Co-Op in Piscataway, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Flavor Department Co-Op in Piscataway, NJ (US)

    I worked at Colgate-Palmolive as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly, understanding atmosphere with down-to-earth coworkers! It was an excellent experience in the corporate world. Longevity possible, loyalty is very well rewarded. Wellness programs implemented company-wide.

    Cons

    Well-managed, but the politics of a large company tend to leave employees who go the extra mile to be slightly under-appreciated.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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