Colgate-Palmolive Reviews

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

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Category Management
    Former Intern - Category Management

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People are great and driven. Company is growing and allows for a lot of personal and professional growth

    Cons

    Hard work / life balance, i found it hard not to take work home as expectations from superiors were very high. As an intern, salary was not competitive.

Colgate-Palmolive Interviews

Updated 22 Mar, 2015

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    Summer Intern Interview

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    Interview

    First round: 2 back to back interviews both consisting of 30 minutes
    all behavioural questions
    -mainly based on your past experiences
    -focused on analytics, communication, and leadership skills

    Second round: in Toronto head office

    Interview Questions

Colgate-Palmolive Awards and Accolades

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Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Working Mother, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Website www.colgate.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1806
Type Company - Public (CL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year

Colgate-Palmolive takes a bite out of grime. The company is a top global maker and marketer of toothpaste and other soap and cleaning products. Colgate-Palmolive also offers pet nutrition products through subsidiary Hill's Pet Nutrition, which makes Science Diet and Prescription Diet pet foods. Many of its oral care products fall under the Colgate brand and include toothbrushes, mouthwash, and dental floss. Its Tom's of Maine unit covers the natural toothpaste niche. Personal and home care items include Ajax brand household cleaner, Palmolive dishwashing liquid, Softsoap... More

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