Abbott Labs Reviews

Updated 14 April, 2015
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Abbott Labs Chairman and CEO Miles D. White
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Pros
  • Promote work-life balance but sometimes performance review go the other direction (in 46 reviews)

  • Pay is good, offer good benefits for Permanently employed employee's (in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • not that good work-life balance; not good interaction between departments (in 18 reviews)

  • As a large company, innovation and creativity is stifled a bit (in 15 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Challenging environment, people are treated well, solid company

    Cons

    too much bureaucracy, moving jobs outside of Canada

  2. Helpful (1)

    business development

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    good money compared to other company in the same industry. The leader in diagnostic industry

    Cons

    Did not promise a huge salary increase

  3. Helpful (1)

    Awesome Company!!

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    Current Contractor - Database Administrator
    Current Contractor - Database Administrator

    I have been working at Abbott Labs as a contractor (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Very accommodating to employees and great pay.

    Cons

    Office politics can be a drag.

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    Abbott

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Abbott Labs as a contractor

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were really good. Clean and safe environment.

    Cons

    None worth mentioning. Overall had no complaints.

  6. Helpful (1)

    great

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC

    I worked at Abbott Labs

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    stability and advantages were great pros for company

    Cons

    resturctures and mergers created more of a pressured enviornment

  7. lots of work, great experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    60+ hours a week, need better communication between departments

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication channels between departments.

  8. Professional Atmosphere

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Abbott Labs as a contractor

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

    Pros

    Very professional staff. Committed to work. Supportive and good trainers. Plenty of educational opportunities.

    Cons

    Management and staff somewhat aloof. Information not always shared as well as it should be. Not always clear how promotion and hiring decisions made.

  9. Finance Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Abbott Labs full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefit, lovely atmosphere around the office, flexible

    Cons

    They should focus more on new generation and new talent.

  10. Region Sales Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Abbott Labs full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Global company with career growth

    Cons

    Career growth most often requires relocation to corporate

  11. Operations Coordinator

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    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Barceloneta, PR (US)
    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Barceloneta, PR (US)

    I worked at Abbott Labs (more than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Quality in all aspects in the company

    Cons

    There were no downsides working for this great company

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good outstanding environment at work area.

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