Colgate-Palmolive

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Management with respect

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Current Employee - Customer Development Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
Current Employee - Customer Development Manager in Mumbai (India)

Pros

Company culture of team work is fantastic. System oriented processes allows for steady business while allowing experimentation on pushing the boundaries.

Cons

Decision making by consensus sometimes means some opportunities are missed. Takes some time to learn the systems to become truly effective.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Accelerate decision making and decentralise innovation.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Nice place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  Piscataway, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Piscataway, NJ (US)

    Pros

    They have great cafeteria in their facility. The people are very friendly and helpful. The area is a nice place to live in. They have a very nice work/life balance and have health days throughout the year. Also, have a store on site where you can buy discounted CP products

    Cons

    I do not have any complaints about working there. Absolute great place to work and live. Saw a couple turkeys in the parking lot once though, kinda concerning.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no advice. Business is doing well and everyone seemed qualified and competent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

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

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

    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
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