All Nippon Airways

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Updated Jun 16, 2014

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2.6 8 reviews

67% Approve of the CEO

All Nippon Airways President, CEO, and Director Mineo Yamamoto

Mineo Yamamoto

(6 ratings)

33% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Accounting Associate

    Accounting Associate (Former Employee) Torrance, CA

    ProsFlight Benefits. Experience at a global airline. 9-5 schedule.

    Consthe pay is not too good.

    Advice to Senior Managementbecome more american

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Lack of Employee Investment

    Sales Representative (Former Employee)

    ProsFlight benefits - hundred dollar trips to Tokyo standby is amazing.
    Good travel opportunity - trips to LA, Germany, Tokyo, UK etc on a somewhat regular basis.

    ConsLeadership is clearly unorganized. Was going through a period of rapid change in the company, and local leadership made it explicit that they didn't agree with that national leadership was doing, but that they wanted to see it fail, so company could be run the way it used to be. Very unclear what some local management's actual responsibilities are - a push for constant work outside while not allowing or considering any work from home.

    Also actually critiqued dress code and eating habits. A slim suit was too inappropriate, too stylish - it was recommended to go to JC Penney's or Macy's instead.

    Personal growth opportunities are very limited. Limited number of positions to move up into - and most of them occupied by Japanese ex-pats with very limited understanding of American markets. Coworkers in similar positions found themselves equally frustrated - salary growth of $5000 in Eight years. Company generally does not invest in national staff, well-known culture of high turnover for that exact reason.

    Time-off policy is way too stringent. No consideration of weekends worked in exchange for personal responsibilities. Was moving on a weekend, but had a work event to attend. Asked for a weekday time off in lieu of the weekend day that was worked. Request not granted. Also, taking sick leave on Friday afternoon was frowned upon because of "how it might seem" to other employees to leave early on a Friday. Was forced to take morning sick leave instead, and when appointments ran late, additional time off hours were required. Massive snowstorms we had this year, work from home was never authorized, had to use your own vacation days even if weather blocked travel.

    Company events such as dinners, farewells, etc are not covered by company. All sorts of dinners came out of employee's pockets, unfortunate, since the social environment basically requires that you go.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in your employees. Best staff has almost no incentive to stay with the company. Raises promotions etc. The salaries are really low.

    Don't actively disagree with policies and tell employees because you're hoping they'll fail just to follow along for a bit. No leadership investment means no lower investment.

    Get rid of local Manager position if you want to go National - why create two conflicting power structures, especially when local responsibilities aren't clear?

    Offer some kind of incentive - making employees pay for farewell dinners for senior Japanese staff at a company that subsidizes expat housing is completely unfair, especially when you're basically expected to go.

    Get over stringent time policies. Employees that walk in at 9:05 and work events until 8pm should not be penalized because "the Japanese staff is always on time".

    Stop holding on to hackneyed salesmen mentality, the market is changing, no need for a cheap JC Penney suit at a meeting with a close client.

    Don't tell your employees when to eat or shop, these are not employer determined appropriate conversations.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Forget It If You're Not Japanese

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsGenerous health benefits and dental plan

    ConsUnpaid overtime
    Alcoholic management (when you need to drive for work a lot)
    Inefficient computer systems
    Boeing 787 fiascos
    Whiny executives demanding upgrades you aren't authorized to give

    Advice to Senior ManagementShould crack down on alcoholic managers making sexually discriminatory, ageist, homophobic and generally rude remarks. This job made me want to put a gun to my head.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Non-Japanese beware

    Coordinator (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsNice people to work with in a friendly environment. Offices are nice and well maintained. The airline provides a lot of travel opportunities

    ConsNon Japanese employees may feel isolated. Most management is brought in from Japan so little room to grow. lots of group think and not enough willingness to take chances

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    Great people...OK pay.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsIt was a tremendous opportunity to learn more about the Japanese culture, and work for an extremely established and respected international company.

    ConsThe pay was significantly below market.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay to keep your people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Work environment

    Customer Service Agent (Current Employee)

    ProsGood benefits and people relations

    ConsLack of set schedule, always delays.

    Advice to Senior Managementconsider workers more.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    challenging

    Senior Analyst Revenue Management (Current Employee)

    Proscan use skills from college

    Consculture clash and very process driven

    Advice to Senior Managementget real

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    ok

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsReputation, benefit, nice colleagues, chance to broaden your knowledge

    Conssalary, unstable industry, stupid senior management

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