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Happy Employee :)

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Current Intern - Graduate IT Intern in Ada, MI
Current Intern - Graduate IT Intern in Ada, MI

I have been working at Amway as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Flex fridays, good work-life balance, treated with respect, many perks, good culture, strong values. Overall, a wonderful place to work! One of the best employers in West Michigan :)

Cons

There are some communication limitations because of the size of the organization, however, some of those problems are being fixed with the recent SOM changes.

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  1. Great people and work experience

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    Current Contractor - Warehouse Generalist in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA
    Current Contractor - Warehouse Generalist in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Amway as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People are friendly and like to enjoy themselves at work while staying productive. Leads and Managers are friendly and will try to work with you as best they can to your schedule.

    Cons

    Start as a temp and have to get hired on. And they do not hire part time permanents.

    Advice to Management

    Look to keep those who are working hard that are also going to school bu offering different opportunities to work full time or accept part time workers if they are good at their job

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    Case of the Golden Handcuffs

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ada, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ada, MI

    I have been working at Amway full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Extremely competitive salary and employee "rewards" (read: parties, lunches, free products, etc.).
    Privately held...so not as accountable to shareholders...but this is double-edged; for the C-suite changes direction frequently; such that frontline employees joke about the "direction" du-jour. To see the smiles and hopeful looks on distributor faces alone can be rewarding if you're willing to brave the cons listed below.

    Cons

    This is a relationship-driven company through-and-through. That's their business model on the outside and the same on the inside. Most commonly used metric: "How happy are the IBO leaders?". In other words; are we giving them what they want? Frustrating to any college-educated employee who was schooled in having to demonstrate business metrics, at least so it is in North America. Which in of itself lends to the credibility issues and unbalance in IBO leader treatment (including financial rewards). To work in this environment, you must be willing to take your marching orders and not disagree or challenge your upline/manager. Keep your mouth shut...and you'll do just fine and earn a very nice income.

    Advice to Management

    Managers are abundant...leaders are extremely rare here. Simply put, you've yet to earn employees trust. Unlike other organizations with great leaders; you've managed to violate each of the 13 Behaviors of Highly Trusted Leaders (see: Covey). You're in-fighting and micro-management style is stifling creativity; accompanied with an unbalanced performance review system is creating silos and protectionism.

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