arvato AG Reviews

Updated October 4, 2014
Updated October 4, 2014
72 Reviews
2.6
72 Reviews
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arvato AG CEO Rolf Buch
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Big company, Good benefits, professional environment & great work experience you can place on your resume (in 5 reviews)

  • Young group of people, made a lot of friends there and had overall a positive experience (in 2 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management don't know what they are doing (in 7 reviews)

  • Low salary and huge turnover of people (due to the salary most probably) (in 3 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall a professional environment to work at with competent & easy going co-workers.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Reno, NV

    I worked at arvato AG

    Pros

    Big company, Good benefits, professional environment & great work experience you can place on your resume.

    Cons

    Compensation, Management style & career growth opportunities.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Okay place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at arvato AG

    Pros

    close to my house and free food

    Cons

    controlling and lot of micro management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    create healthy environment for employees.

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Dying Industry in the NC Mountains

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT in Weaverville, NC
    Current Employee - IT in Weaverville, NC

    I have been working at arvato AG

    Pros

    The location. Weaverville North Carolina is a beautiful place to live. It is very close to Asheville.

    Cons

    It is a dying industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't burn your people out.

    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good to start from

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Transactional Specialist in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Transactional Specialist in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at arvato AG full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Provides experience in the area of team work, communication and interpersonal skills in a large office

    Cons

    Too many long hours. People are expected to work hard with little sleep and no incentives

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay people more. Give people promotions based on what they know and not who they know

    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    arvato Financial Solutions

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Integration Analyst
    Current Employee - Business Integration Analyst

    I have been working at arvato AG full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    high salary, work environment, trainings

    Cons

    benefits, growth, promotions, HMO, OT

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    find a better HMO

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    They played good cop, bad cop during the interview.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Campaign Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Campaign Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at arvato AG as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    The hiring process moved quickly and there were only 2 stages to the interview process.

    Cons

    Horrible at responding to emails and phone calls. Also, they have some sort of policy that prevent you from applying for a position again even if you were told you gave a good interview.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow applicants to apply more than once.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Good but not well paid, good environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Transaction Specialist in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Transaction Specialist in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at arvato AG as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Multinational, different types of nationalities, good canteen,friendly people.

    Cons

    organisation, work by contract, projects that don't go well and finish earlier

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more clear

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  9.  

    consider this opportunity if you can't find anything else!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Support in Scarborough, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Support in Scarborough, ON (Canada)

    I worked at arvato AG full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    nice and clean office with lots of friendly people !

    Cons

    lots of not useful training !

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    decide on how you want to manage this business and don't change it for a time!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Solid company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Xbox 360 Customer Support Technicican in Kitchener, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Xbox 360 Customer Support Technicican in Kitchener, ON (Canada)

    I worked at arvato AG full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I worked with good people. Management was genuinely interested in their employees

    Cons

    Hours. God help you if you got the graveyard shift.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow more time to recover from bad calls. At the end I burned out because I couldn't take a break or even go to the washroom and I only 5 minutes personal time. Ever

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nice experience to start

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Call Center Agent in Potsdam (Germany)
    Former Employee - Call Center Agent in Potsdam (Germany)

    I worked at arvato AG full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Young group of people, made a lot of friends there and had overall a positive experience. Friendly Management.

    Cons

    Low salary and huge turnover of people (due to the salary most probably).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make more group activities, some employees feels at time just as an anonymous number, try to let them understand you know who they are. Raise salaries to reduce turnover.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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