Avis Budget Group

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Avis Budget Group Reviews

Updated October 22, 2014
Updated October 22, 2014
492 Reviews
3.2
492 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good benefits including sick days and paid vacation (in 19 reviews)

  • It's a Union location and there is great benefits because of the Union (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • In Albuquerque NM the upper management loves intimidation techniques (in 30 reviews)

  • long hours with no overtime, bad weather means flight delays (in 23 reviews)

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  1.  

    Amazing company to work for with a very strong company culture

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Compensation Analyst Intern in Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Compensation Analyst Intern in Parsippany, NJ

    I worked at Avis Budget Group as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The Senior Leadership Team is very inspirational to it's employees. The Senior Team attributes the success of the company to the people of the company. There is a lot of opportunity for self improvement in this company. Amazing people to work with. People are ready to invest in you for your growth.

    Cons

    The hourly rate could have been a little more for the interns.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work. Keep focusing on the vision of the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Need to communicate more with everyone

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Rental Sales Agent in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Rental Sales Agent in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Compensation or at least the ability to make more. Great work environment with co-workers on the same level.

    Cons

    Management has a serious lack of communication and serious problems with follow thru.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider promoting from within when there are qualified candidates regardless of having a degree or not.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    "Not a Good Opportunity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Avis Budget Group

    Pros

    Able to make a good amount of commission.

    Cons

    Horrible Management. Does not care for their employees and will throw you under the bus. Only care about you selling extra insurance.

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  5.  

    Fun job, poor communication from supervisors

    Former Employee - Part-time Driver in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Part-time Driver in Denver, CO

    I worked at Avis Budget Group part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Friendly people
    -Decent benefits
    -Potential to advance
    -Flexible work schedules

    Cons

    -Bad Pay
    -Total lack of training
    -Horrendous communication

    If you go into an "on-call" position, make SURE they have your contact information and availability, and ASK to be trained.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate with your employees! I was called into work ONCE then never heard from you guys after that. Also offer better training for new hires. Finally, the religious and political talk gets REALLY annoying. It should be policy to keep that out of the workplace.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Avis Montgomery

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Montgomery, AL
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Montgomery, AL

    I worked at Avis Budget Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nothing good to say about this job

    Cons

    Bad Pay, Managers suck, No advancement

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shuttle Driver in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Shuttle Driver in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Avis Budget is a good company to work for, they treat employees with respect. Are always having employee appreciation meals. Make you feel like you mean something to them, not just another number. Get to drive cars like the Camaro SS and trucks like the Ford F-150! And even the BMW 528i!

    Cons

    None really, other than busy Houston traffic and long hours driving.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seem to be doing a good job, keep it up!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Csr

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Being employed is the only pro

    Cons

    Lies and low pay amd the unwillingness to fire lazy employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire them. They are all incompetent morons

  9.  

    Russian roulette

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - M and D in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - M and D in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Paycheck every other week

    Cons

    Cutthroat practices smoke and mirrors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do what you say , say what you mean. A little transparency goes a long way . Take care of your people .

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Horrible....Absolutely Horrible

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Jack of All Trades in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Jack of All Trades in West Palm Beach, FL

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours especially when you don't want them.

    Cons

    Poor management with everyone doing their own thing completely contradictory to any good common sense.
    sales goals are unrealistic especially ifyou work the off hour airport shifts.;
    Cars are given for free use to subsidize low pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Set realistic sales goals for counter help and pay a realistic wage.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    AVIS BUDGET GROUP

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group

    Pros

    Easy work if your looking for something part time.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership, low pay, lazy supervisors, regional manager lacks education and management skills, management doesn't care about their employees just their bonus check (that would be true about the regional manager too).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take action when employees tell you something is wrong or isn't working. Brainstorm solutions to the problems don't just pretend that they don't exist. Teamwork!!!
      Pay the employees better and they will value their jobs more and care more about the company. Find the weak links in the Lead positions and get rid of them. Their are other employees that should be a lead (leadership) positions. Not someone who barks orders and drives around doing nothing all day..... Lead by example.

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