Estée Lauder Companies Reviews

Updated July 16, 2015
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Estée Lauder Companies President, CEO, and Director Fabrizio Freda
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Pros
  • Gives employees a good quality of life in terms of work/life balance (in 27 reviews)

  • Great benefits and a good relationships company (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • home based offices make work life balance an opportunity (in 12 reviews)

  • Upper management doesnt do anything but micromanage (in 10 reviews)

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77 Employee Reviews

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  1. Director

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, Global Corporate Development in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director, Global Corporate Development in New York, NY

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great company, great values and great brands

    Cons

    Headquarters in NYC - very high cost of living


  2. Love Estée Lauder

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Counter Manager in Lincoln, NE
    Current Employee - Counter Manager in Lincoln, NE

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Just passed my 4 year anniversary with the brand! I love Estée Lauder!!! Looking forward to growth!

    Cons

    There aren't any! I love the support I receive from my account executive! I love what I do! Give yourself a raise everyday!


  3. I love working for Estee Lauder

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Beauty Adviser in Summerville, SC
    Current Employee - Associate Beauty Adviser in Summerville, SC

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome company to work for as it is a well known global company that makes cosmetics, skincare, and fragrances. Some of the best training in the industry. I've been blessed with working with nothing but amazing women. I have the best Account Executive that I've worked with for almost 10 years. Gratis every season. Love going to events and traveling. Helping women feel their most beautiful with Estee Lauder.

    Cons

    Many miles on your vehicle.

    Advice to Management

    None


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  5. End User Service Management

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies as a contractor

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great hours, good team work and very involved leadership

    Cons

    Little to no transparency and lacked communication of efforts needed for deliverables

    Advice to Management

    Offer an actual timeline to contracted employees to become full time.


  6. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Love working for Estee Lauder! Great company.

    Cons

    The only con would be having to work retail hours, And having a extremely high goals sometimes.


  7. Talent Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Talent Analyst in East Falmouth, MA
    Former Employee - Talent Analyst in East Falmouth, MA

    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Career growth, excellent education/training, competitive salary

    Cons

    requires extreme dedication, often requires travel


  8. Stock Clerk

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I wanted to get retail experience and it was a good pay

    Cons

    It was hard to clean up all the shelves


  9. Great company

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - New York in New York, NY
    Current Employee - New York in New York, NY

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    family business grown into public F500 makes it great to work for, with great structure and lean hierarchy and great benefits

    Cons

    lots of politics, but otherwise not many cons to comment on, not enough to fill in 20 words words words words...


  10. HR Intern

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    Former Intern - Human Resources Executive Assistant () in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Intern - Human Resources Executive Assistant () in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great , fast-paced working environment

    Cons

    Overtime High pressure so many projects


  11. MAC Artist

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great environment, you are taught everything you need to know

    Cons

    Depending on the location less emphasis on artistry



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