skills, resources and mentoring they need to develop life-long, successful careers. Key examples include Professional Development Programs that provide entry-level employees with extensive support and a variety of challenging assignments to develop well-rounded skills before they settle into a long-term career choice; informal and formal mentoring programs, including online mentoring that matches participants according to interests and areas of expertise; and employee networks such as Women Leaders in Action that provide leadership opportunities and support diversity.
Abbott Recognized as a Premier Employer Around the World
In addition to being included in Working Mother magazine's "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" list for nine consecutive years, Abbott was recently named one of BusinessWeek magazine's "50 Best Places to Launch a Career" for the fourth straight year. The company has been included in BusinessWeek's list of the "50 Top Internships" for the past two years, and was profiled in the 2008 edition of The Princeton Review's "Best Entry-Level Jobs."
Abbott is recognized globally as a top employer, and has been honored among the best places to work in many countries around the world, including Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovak Republic, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States. Abbott also has been named to DiversityInc magazine's list of the top companies for diversity for six years, and has been recognized by The Scientist magazine as a top employer for scientists. Additionally, FORTUNE has named Abbott as one of "America's Most Admired Companies" every year since the list's inception in 1983.
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