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1. What do you know about the company culture at Abbott Laboratories?
Abbott Laboratories is headquartered in North Chicago, IL. The company has been in operation since 1888 and has yearly revenues of 39.87 Billion with approximately 91,000 employees. Abbott Laboratories is a publicly traded company, trading under the symbol ABT. Read about the company culture, corporate mission, and discover any job openings at Abbott Laboratories, by visiting their Career Page. If you need help finding more information about Abbott Laboratories, visit their Website.
Abbott Laboratories Interview Questions
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What experiences do you have with other cultures? In other words, how have you prepared yourself to work in this global environment?
 
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By paying attention to directions and giving my best everyday.
 
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Very prepared and learnt about communication in diversified work areas.
 
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Why do you want to work for Abbott Laboratories?
 
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I m a pharmacist. My purpose is to serve the people in health care. Your company is doing marvellous job in serving the purpose. So through your company I can also add up a little effort of me in serving in health care.
 
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What do you know about Abbott Laboratories?
 
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I know that they are in health bussiness looking for solutions and products to improve health, with interesting nutritional products, and also with complex ones to solve serios problems. They are known as a leader in research and develop in health products.
 
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They recently split off into abbvie and abbott. They have 4 distinct branches, nutritional, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and medical technology/supplies.
 
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Tell me about a time when you have helped resolve a dispute between others.
 
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We were in charge to organize a Safety Meeting in other city, and we had to decided about logistic issues, and two of the team starting a discussion without any sense about and avoiding to listen to each other. So, I decided to interrupt and tell both that we were "stuck" in a no sense discussion and we had to get a solution. I explained the situation trying to be impartial and objective, and I suggested to take a choice with all this information.
 
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Why do you think you will like working at Abbott Laboratories?
 
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I think that I will enjoy working for Abbott because it is such a multi faceted company, and I would enjoy learning new things everyday.
 
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I think that It will be great to work in Abbott and be part of this culture where the science, technology and health together can change and improve the human life. And I will be part of this interesting and dynamic chain of work.
 
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When applying for jobs, why did you choose Abbott Laboratories?
 
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Like I said earlier, Abbott Laboratories offers the best opportunity for me to achieve what I have always wanted to in my career. This company offers the ability to help and improve as many peoples lives as I can.
 
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I have heard it's a great place to start a career.
 
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What are your most definable leadership characteristics?
 
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Being an avid marketer, I have deep pasion for understading consumer needs and derieving insights that provide a foundation for strong marketing strategy. I have progressively held positions associated with promotions, advertising, in-store and more recent digital marketing.
 
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I am still enjoying my job but I want to now be on client side and learn and enjoy newer challenges.
 
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How long do you see yourself working at Abbott Laboratories, if hired?
 
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I would hope to work there for the rest of my career. I know many people who have said wonderful things about the company, and I know they really push their employees to strive for the career they want. I would love to work for a company that inspires creativity and the drive to succeed like they do.
 
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If there us job growth potential, I see my self working at Abbott long term.
 
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What experiences do you have in this field?
 
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I have experience to work in multinational companies with people from different culture, with focus oon team work, tryng to be creative and give your best effort to get objetives and goals.
 
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I have a degree in Nutritional Sciences from Miami University and have been working in sales for over a year. Within that time I have been promoted and headed multiple projects. I have the experience to excel in this field.
 
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Tell me about a suggestion or successful contribution you have made in your past job or in college.
 
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To decrease proposed budget getting good results in maintenance in comparison with previous year.
 
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What do you know about Abbott Laboratories?
 
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Abbott specializes in HIV, cystic fibrosis and Diabetes medication.
 
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Good and reputable company. Global company and company mission.
 
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Why do you want to work for Abbott Laboratories?
 
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Abbott, a name practically synonymous with pharmaceuticals for more than 120 years, is a broad-based health services provider that operates in four business segments: pharmaceutical products, medical products, nutritional products and vascular products. Headquartered in north suburban Chicago, the company serves clients in more than 130 countries, employing 72,000 people at more than 100 manufacturing, distribution, research and development, and other facilities around the world. It invested $2.5 billion for research and development in 2007 and earned $29.5 million in sales in 2008. The company landed 80th in Fortune 500 for 2009, higher than 2008ís 96th ranking.
 
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I would love to work for Abbott Laboratories, because the company meets with my skills and my experiences. I have been a part of many high skilled projects, learned to work with many types of people, and have learned to work under high stress environments. These reasons lead me to believe that Abbott is the best place for me to work.
 
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Are you applying for other jobs?
 
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How would you describe your work style?
 
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I work pretty well independently as well as in groups.
 
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Working team, responsible and efficient.
 
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Why do you want to work for us?
 
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I m a pharmacist. My purpose is to serve the people in health care. Your company is doing marvellous job in serving the purpose. So through your company I can also add up a little effort of me in serving in health care.
 
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I want to work for a company where I can continue to grow and bring my experience and skills to make a positive contribution to the organization and patient lives. Abbott ia a very diverse company that operates in four business segments Medical products, Vascular products, Nutritironal products, and pharmaceutical products which offer the opportunity to into any of these four segments to further develop new skill sets.
 
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Why did you leave your last job?
 
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I am fresh out of college, so I am new to the work force. I hope Abbott can be my first, best, and last employer.
 
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Because Skanska is in process to close its bussiness unit in South America due to financial results.
 
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Do you have any friends or relatives that work at Abbott Laboratories?
 
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