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Good Company to Work for

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Solutions Sales Representative in Tempe, AZ
Current Employee - Solutions Sales Representative in Tempe, AZ

I have been working at Avnet full-time (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

Stability - many, many people have been there for 10, 15, 20, even 30 years. Respect a life/work balance. Casual athmosphere.

Cons

pay is at the bottom of the scale. being promoted from within requires that you make it known you want to move around/up within the company and continuously be vocal about it. Very easy to get complacent and pigeonholed only to find yourself doing exactly the same thing in 15 years. Not that there is anything wrong with that, if it's what you want.

Advice to Management

Lots of overqualified people in the ranks that could do more. need to develop a way to identify the hidden talent and capitalize on it.

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    #1 Electronics wholesale in the world.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Product Specialist in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Avnet full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Avnet is the worldwide leader in electronic parts supplying the electronics industry. Consumers don’t realize that electronics are made from a combination of microelectronic manufacturers. Most people just see the brand name on the end product and thinks that’s where it’s made. The truth is that each electronic component is an equal piece of the puzzle making that product work. Avnet’s role is getting these parts to companies at the best price so they can build electronics.

    Cons

    There's fierce competition in the electronics industry over pricing. Pricing of parts determines the final retail costs of products. A majority of the parts are made in Asia.

    Advice to Management

    The management is world class globally managing parts for the latest technology to hit the market.


  2. Disappointing

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Milpitas, CA

    I worked at Avnet full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Most of the employees are very helpful and nice.

    Cons

    Low pay. No clear communication. A lot of finger pointing, micro management

    Advice to Management

    Very disappointed that my boss was not the one to inform me about getting laid off. Instead, she had aother manager do that. Never did I get a call or email or anything. Very upsetting that someone can be that inconsiderate in a situation like that


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