Avon Products Reviews

Updated July 28, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Avon Products full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You set your own schedule. You are able to help others follow their dreams and achieve their goals.

    Cons

    Constant change, always looking for numbers, lots of stress.

    Advice to Management

    Look at the areas that are declining to see why DM's are not achieving their numbers.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Associate online manager

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

    I worked at Avon Products

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Big company that has a lot of places to move

    Cons

    Passive aggressivity big problem. Laid off thousands of people


  3. Helpful (4)

    Mgmt associate

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Global Events Management Associate in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Global Events Management Associate in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Avon Products (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexible work locations

    Cons

    Confused, over work employees, manage with a consist threat of firing


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  5. District Sales Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Avon Products (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I loved working and meeting new potential Representatives

    Cons

    Everything else---NO work/life balance. Underpaid for expectations. CONSTANTLY changing--seems AVON upper management is flying by the seat of their pants trying to save a sinking ship! Stay away, both independent representatives and corporate

    Advice to Management

    Be realistic! 8-10 additions a campaign, not 30!


  6. Good place to work, company not doing well

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY

    I worked at Avon Products full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The company culture is very friendly. Everyone I worked with was very friendly and liked going to work every day. The products are very good as well. Being an Avon Representative is a very rewarding experience worth considering.

    Cons

    Unfortunately the company is not doing very well at this point. They have had round after round of layoffs in the US and in other parts of the world. As such I would not recommend taking a job with Avon any time in the near future. Being an Avon Representative, on the other hand, is a very rewarding experience worth considering.

    Advice to Management

    Put the products into retail in North America. Its time to give up on Direct Selling in the US and just put Skin So Soft into Walmart, Target, CVS, and other national chains. The stuff will sell quickly off the shelves! People love the products, they just don't want to HAVE TO go through the purchase through the Representative.


  7. Helpful (4)

    District Sales Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager

    I worked at Avon Products full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    A few years ago there were many, salary, benefits, belief in Co., relationship building with representatives , great upper managers.

    Cons

    Changes in all upper management and not abiding by the 5 core values of Avon. It is all about Avon's survival. Cut throat and taking benefits away that managers have had for many years without explanation. Many managers are wondering if they will have a job in the next year as you are an employees at will. It is sad, especially when you have been a dedicated worker of a over 25 years

    Advice to Management

    Go back to the basics, remember it's all about what is best for our independent representatives and building relationships with them. Re read David H. McConnell's book, live by the Core Values, trust, respect, belief, humility, integrity.


  8. good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Avon Products

    Pros

    very good place to work

    Cons

    could be better than most


  9. Helpful (1)

    Loved working there, yet too many current changes!!!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Avon Products

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Supporting others to grow their business.

    Cons

    No consistency to move forward toward growth.

    Advice to Management

    Focus!!!!


  10. Meh

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Glenview, IL
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Glenview, IL

    I worked at Avon Products full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent pay, decent people around you

    Cons

    Company is not on strong footing overall, brings morale down considerably


  11. Company is focused on cost cutting not growth

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Avon Products (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The values of the Company.

    Cons

    Company is making dumb decisions based purely on cost.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on making good decisions based on a full anaylsis of the pros and cons of any decision. Stop making decisions based on cost alone.



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