Colgate-Palmolive Co. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Colgate-Palmolive Co.

I'm so tired of this

In the past several weeks rumors of more layoffs have started to circulate around the office, and I am so, so tired of it all. Really Colgate? Really? The enormous cost cuttings from the past several years were not enough for you? Our team has been... —  read more 

February?

I have heard February packages from two sources. Anyone else? Comments?

The story of Colgate Palmolive

Colgate Palmolive decided to have a canoe race on the Hudson River against the Unilever Company. Both teams practiced long and hard to reach their peak performance before the race. On the big day, the Unilever won by a mile. The Colgate Team, very... —  read more 

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With this leadership we are doomed

Having just watched the webcast, I'm left with the feeling that leadership has no idea whats happening even one level below them. This is something you are just figuring out now? The way this company has been run for the past several years should... —  read more 

Another Layoff.....

Take a deep breath everyone. I was let go from CP. I was hurt and had many emotions going on but when I think back, Colgate Palmolive did me a huge favor. I am managing projects that I could have never done at Colgate due to the crazy politics. I... —  read more 

Another big layoffs round at Colgate in September

Hearing that there will be No there big round in September. Followed by an announcement regarding a move from NYC to Piscataway for many workers.. I'm assuming that's supposed to say "another big round in September?" If that's the case, does anybody... —  read more 

Falling Stock Price

Falling stock price. This is what happens when the Company cut cost to the bone. Shame on Upper Management. Not a single person got fired. I bet they all got Fat bonuses. —  read more 

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How is the layoff list determined?

In the last few layofffs, I was surprised to see certain individuals let go. One can only imagine it was done intentionally rather than for the sake of growing the business. In some cases management protects who they like. It makes no sense to me. In... —  read more 

It will be Ok.

I will never forget how I was treated when I received my layofffs notice. My managers smiled and laughed in my face for two whole months. It was like, I finally got you!. People in Piscataway were afraid to talk to me and isolated me. It was the... —  read more 

Been Smoke and Mirrors for Years

The company has been all about smoke and mirrors for years. Massage the numbers until it makes the shareholders happy even when there is nothing new coming and the only way to keep showing a profit is to cut past the bone until the limb falls off... —  read more 

Layoffs throughout next and the following year

Layoffs will occur in 2018 and all of 2019. With the two new companies Colgate aquired, they need to see who will fits and who will not fit with the new groups. They will treat the new companies as the did Toms. Management is nervous but if they did... —  read more 

Colgate is truly out of control

I have seen the worst in people. Behaviors of hate, revenge and just because I can attitude from management. It's truly an organization out of control. For example, some people who were let go in 2011 the hell extended into the following year with... —  read more 

Severance pay?

I was wondering if somebody who was let go as part of the latest Colgate layoffs could tell us what kind of severance package they received? I'm pretty sure they are far from done and we'll be learning about new layoffs soon, so knowing what to... —  read more 

People Eyes Are Now Open

This recent layoff really opened the eyes of many people. You can't have a department meeting to discuss the layoffs and new organization changes hoping to raise hopes and morality knowing we have 2018 and 2019 layoffs still looming. Boys and Girls... —  read more 

More Layoffs 2018

No surprise. ..More layoffs are coming for 2018. Many suspect it will start in January. Get your house and resume in order.

Time to speak up

A few people lost their jobs today out of hate, ignorance and revenge. Right now I can honestly say we are living in a cultural environment that isn't fair. Sadly race plays a role and so does gender. Let's not forget age. The behaviors I am seeing... —  read more 

Didn't Deserve

I have known this individual for a very long time. This person was funny, smart and could put a smile on your face. A real cool person. Today, my dearest colleague lost their job. I can't begin to understand why and how. It didn't make sense. When I... —  read more 

Layoff Humor- Not Funny

A lot of people received their layoff notices as of Nov 1st and days after. For the rest of the Colgate population not affected, please refrain from boasting or giving the list of names during your group meeting while laughing. It's not a joke. Stop... —  read more 

Hopeful and Blessed

I have to be honest. Nov 1st felt like the day from hell. You sit around and ponder, "how in the hell did this happen to me". You stop feeling motivated and get even more depress because people at work are afraid to speak to you. It's hard to walk in... —  read more 

Crazy Place

Help me understand something. What was the point of letting people go only to hire the ones you want. Favorites....If you read the job openings, you can clearly see they are for specific people based on the job description. So why tell people to... —  read more 

Colgate-Palmolive Q4 2017 Layoff Updates

Rumors are swirling of a 4Q layoff at Colgate-Palmolive. Even the so call golden children are putting their resumes together. Moral will forever be at a all time low. I hope they provide a fair package to all levels before all is said and done. If we... —  read more 

Colgate-Palmolive Layoffs 2017

If someone asks you about layoffs do not discuss it - just ignore the question - the HR is tracking email traffic and website you surf, at least here in corporate in NYC.

Moving Forward

This was a crazy week. But I think we have learned a few things: No one is safe You can do great work but it will not guarantee your job is safe. If management doesn't like you or hear negative perception you will be on the chopping block. It's... —  read more 

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Is Colgate done with round 2?

Are we out of the woods yet? Seems very calm in my office, so calm that I am starting to worry it's quiet before the storm. I realize I am probably just being paranoid, but if anybody knows for sure if all the layoffs were done with yesterday, please... —  read more 

Well round 2 started today....

Yep.. Round 2 has begun...Closed door one on one meetings began this am. The difference this time is that this is mandatory, not voluntary. This is a true layoff. Positions are being eliminated all in the name of being lean & meeting the corporate... —  read more 

Layoffs on Nov 1st 2017

Corporate will layoff people salary grade 15 and lower who have enough points to qualify on Nov 1st. Henning is an axe man and heads are starting to roll. Apparently, the strategy for growth is cut to the bone and keep cutting until a limb falls off.

Colgate Palmolive VERP News

Current rumor has VERP being offered to lower level people next, followed by more straight up layoffs. I know there are a lot of lower level folks salivating for a package, those that are left will break from the stress or find other employment out... —  read more 

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