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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Avon Products full-time (more than 10 years)RecommendsNegative OutlookNo opinion of CEORecommendsNegative OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Avon is a great place to work. Good work-life balance with an open door policy.
Frequent downsizing with numerous management changes.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy InterviewNo OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at Avon Products (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in March 2015.
You would think that a national company would behave in a more professional manner. I had 2 phone interviews, one with their corporate recruiter and the second with the woman who is the Regional Sales Manager. She scheduled us to meet for a face to face interview the following week. On the day of the scheduled interview I phoned her in the morning to confirm our meeting, that she requested take place in a local coffee shop. I did not hear from her, but was at the coffee shop waiting for her. She sent me a TEXT message, 10 minutes AFTER our meeting time to tell me that things had changed and she would not be meeting me, and that HR would call me. I left 2 messages for the HR person. Neither she, nor the Regional ever bothered to return my calls. Don't waste your time. I should have paid better attention to some of the reviews on this site.
- Very generic questions were asked about sales/managerial situations. Answer Question
"Avon calling" -- calling for a younger crowd, overseas reps, and improved global operational efficiencies. Avon Products, the world's top direct seller of cosmetics and beauty-related items, is busy building a global brand and enticing younger consumers to buy its products. Direct selling remains the firm's "modus operandi", but sales also come from catalogs and a website. Its products include cosmetics, fragrances, toiletries, jewelry, apparel, home furnishings, and more. Avon boasts about 6.5 million independent representatives. With sales and distribution operations in...