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Great working environment
Professional Medical Representative (Former Employee), PhilippinesNovember 4, 2014
Management are very accommodating and supportive.
Fun parties and great career growth opportunities.
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Good pay but dependent on corporate office
Manager Systems Development (Former Employee), Saint-Laurent, QuebecSeptember 17, 2014
All shots called from Corporate Office. They don't understand the local reality.
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Good Working Environment
Employee (Current Employee), Saint-Laurent, QCAugust 14, 2014
Pros: money, benifits, experience
Cons: room to move up
Great place to work, good team of people and great atmosphere
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Fun place to work, you work hard and play hard. Provides a lot of opportunity to learn and grow. Provides a very professional environment for growth.
Commercial Director, for 3 Continents (Former Employee), Toronto, ONFebruary 23, 2014
Pros: continuing training programs, external and internal. continuous adaptation to change. lot of opportunity to grow.
Experienced and professional management. Learning and training is continuous and is part of your growth plan. Excellent co-workers, congenial work environment. Plenty of room for all good people to grow. Global organization, fair compensation and many business units to expand your professional horizons.
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Nothing to say really
Assembly Operator Cartridge Direct (Current Employee), Ottawa, OntarioFebruary 5, 2013
Pros: short work week
Cons: long hours (12 hour night shifts)
I really don't have too much to say about this company. Good for single people or people that have grown jids like teenagers. Not so good for people with small kids.
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Abbott Vascualar
Customer Service/ Order Desk (Current Employee), Markham, ONFebruary 3, 2013
Pros: always having lunches with the management team, who always found it important to keep the rest of the team engaged.
Cons: very long hours, as customer service was the nucleus of the company.
I had the privilege to work with a group of passionate people who not only believed in Team Work, but being a family. With fun and a strong working team, you can acheive anything. Spoken from the General Manager of the company. it was not who you were, Everyone had a role, but Team was something that the people who worked for Abbott Vascular took very – more... seriously. – less
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Lack of Work Life Balance
engineer (Former Employee), txNovember 21, 2014
Pros: decent pay even though no benefits.
Cons: bossy supervisors who can't watch their language, bad management around company.
Typical day at work as a contractor: exact 40 hrs a week, not a second less.

The task done wasn't even engineering, but mostly data entry. Boring when there is nothing to do.

Severe lack of direction on what needs to be done.

Major age difference. My supervisors stayed at Abbott for over 15 to 30 years, but feels miserable.

Lunch was extremely pricy, – more... as cafeteria lunch people tries to charge you $1.70 for a simple cup of tea. Overpriced, which was why I bring my own lunch. – less
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A company that growed experiences
Machine Operator/ Assembler III (Former Employee), Temecula,CaNovember 19, 2014
Pros: no free lunch
Cons: breake ol
everyday is a busy day lot of team work involve at the same time is enjoyable place to work. Learn lot of new products learn to run a new machine . set the goal we need to met . and most to the time the management get involve in solving problems . as far for Co-worker we get along just fine
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Global Senior Product Manager - Good opportunities for development
Global Senior Product Manager - Immunology (Former Employee), Paris, A8November 19, 2014
I spent 13 years working in marketing for the company in Canada, France and UK. I had great career opportunities.
I met and worked with highly professional people who cared about making a difference in patients' lives and who were committed to the business.
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Productive and excellent company
Import and Exchange Control Analyst (Former Employee), Caracas, ANovember 15, 2014
Pros: free lunch, gym
Typical day at work was really busy and productive, I learned how to work in a work team and we had good results in our department.
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Productive and very nice people
Standards and Specifications Editor (Former Employee), North Chicago, ILNovember 14, 2014
Pros: business environment and very nice coworkers
Cons: 2nd shift
Worked as a chemist developing methods to determine drugs purity and potency utilizing High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Atomic Absorption
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Fun, Intense Projects and Independence to Focus and Find Relevant Informatoin
INTERNSHIP (Former Employee), Shanghai, ChinaNovember 13, 2014
Successfully identified the high risks for re-branding in the China market. Required talking to people about their experiences, working closely with the Regulatory Affairs team, applying what I know about the culture and the Language.

Loved the people, loved the intensity!
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Productive and enjoy life.
Tax and Accounting Manager (Current Employee), Johannesburg, GPNovember 11, 2014
Pros: networking with international staff.
Cons: long hours.
Typically my day at work is non-stop go. We constantly have deadlines to meet being a multinational company and being in finance. I've learnt to keep calm when under pressure and take one task at a time. Also, learning how to deal with a diverse range of personalities successfully. My management style is informal and approachable. I try to listen to – more... everybodies view before making a decision. Decisions are best made if all facts are available. We work as a team at Abbott, harnessing the strengths and skills of each individual. The hardset part of the job is the long hours, endless deadlines and of recent, the constant changes within the company. The most enjoyable part of the job is learning, growing and developing new skills. – less
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Productive environment, gaining great experience
Senior Medical Representative (Former Employee), Doha, QatarNovember 11, 2014
productive environment
Gaining a great experience
Time management very important
grow to lead
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small pharma, KOS absorbed by Abbott
Administrative Assistant II (Former Employee), Cranbury, NJNovember 10, 2014
KOS run by exec that had strong belief in work life balance and interacting with employees made for a great work environment. High standards where a good challenge and a healthy team work attitude amoughts colleagues made work enjoyable. Short lived since company was sold and closed down.
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cip operator
Certified Processing cip oper. (Former Employee), altavista vaNovember 7, 2014
good place to work great benefits good money
i hated the place
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One of the greatest experience of my life
Central Finance Assistant / Accountant I (Former Employee), Waukegan, ILNovember 6, 2014
Pros: cafeteria, work load, advancement opportunities, moveability
Cons: landscaping looks beautiful, smells aweful
Atmosphere is amazing, people are amazing, learning environment is a plus. Started out as an intern and contracted for a year after my internship was completed. Hands down, the best company I've ever worked for.
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Great company
Metrology Technician (Former Employee), Mountain View, CANovember 5, 2014
Pros: na
Cons: na
Manage calibration/repair equipment for manufacturing
Electronic servie, repair, calibration, and drug delivery system
Great management
Great teamwork and professional
Clear out workload/backlog
Christmas Party (great food & fun)
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Lovely Times
Vendor Master Management (Former Employee), North Chicago, ILNovember 4, 2014
Wonderful group of people, great teamwork and workflow. We entered in all new vendor information and updated current vendors.
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Productive environment
Support GIS Specialist (Former Employee), IllinoisNovember 4, 2014
Pros: nil
Cons: nil
Good employer with good work culture
Learned US culture
ITIL process could be followed more

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