Avery Dennison

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Good, but you need an advanced degree to grow professionally.

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Former Employee - Chemical Technician in Pasadena, CA
Former Employee - Chemical Technician in Pasadena, CA

I worked at Avery Dennison

Pros

Upper management communicates well and they help you develop good habits to grow professionally. I was very fortunate to work as a tech while they let me finish my Master's degree. My undergraduate degree was not in the respective field was in and they knew that. So they let me work part time while I went back to school. Most companies do not do this but I was very grateful that they let me stay.

Cons

In order to advance you need at least a Master's degree, PhD preferably. Other downsides are that you can get let go at any time. That is how it is at any private company, though. If a project you are working on has no funding, they may not need your services anymore. This is how corporate culture is so you always have to be performing well.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I feel that management here is good. Sometimes they do not share ideas with lower level staff but that is expected with the job. They are understanding in career development and they will let you know that this is a place for people with graduate degrees. Other than that people are very friendly and has a laid back corporate culture.

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    Market Research Intern

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    Former Employee - Intern in Strongsville, OH
    Former Employee - Intern in Strongsville, OH

    I worked at Avery Dennison

    Pros

    Freedom, great group to work with

    Cons

    BORING and often times left to fend for yourself

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training and guidance

    Recommends
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    A lot of challenges and opportunities

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA

    I worked at Avery Dennison

    Pros

    Freedom to do what had to be done. A lot of opportunities. Working in an international environment. A great deal of complexity that, when handled correctly, gave you a real sense of accomplishment.

    Cons

    Management didn't communicate well. Had to live with some bad decisions from above and then try to avoid the blame when the results came in.

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    Provide clear paths of promotion for employees and respect the effort that individuals make to the overall success of the business.

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