Estée Lauder Companies Reviews

Updated April 23, 2015
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Estée Lauder Companies President, CEO, and Director Fabrizio Freda
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Pros
  • Fair work life balance if you are willing to get your job done evenings and weekends (in 27 reviews)

  • Great benefits, lots of education, training program, paid hourly plus commission (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • home based offices make work life balance an opportunity (in 12 reviews)

  • And that is why some senior management don't seem to be competent at all (in 14 reviews)

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  1. Rewarding Experience

    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies as a contractor

    Pros

    Great company culture and cohesive working environment

    Cons

    Large organization with complex reporting structure

  2. MAC Artist

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great environment, you are taught everything you need to know

    Cons

    Depending on the location less emphasis on artistry

  3. summer intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies

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

    Pros

    a large org, structured program

    Cons

    nothing really...a pretty good program

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  5. Great company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with, somewhat relaxed environment but still very hard working.

    Cons

    Only 10 days vacation a year

  6. A Company who believes in Developing and Promoting

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies full-time

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Fun Company who cares about a work life balance and developing their people.

    Cons

    Only so many positions in each location usually means you have to be mobile to move up the ladder.

  7. Administrative

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Melville, NY

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good opportunity to work at

    Cons

    No cons at all good

    Advice to Management

    They are great people to work with

  8. Awesome company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Phoenix, GA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Phoenix, GA

    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Great culture, people, excellent traing, career advancment, Senior leaders

    Cons

    travel, work life balance, pay, reports are difficult to understand

    Advice to Management

    Raise Executive pay

  9. Helpful (1)

    Highly rewarding experience with a company culture focused on its employees.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Strong mentors, work life balance and respect for the employee both personally and professionally. Opportunity for internal mobility and growth at other brands is strong. The company itself has a vision and has effectively found the right way to communicate it to employees at all levels, across all brands.

    Cons

    Every company has challenges however what you put in is what you get out of your experience!

  10. Selling Business Manager

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    Current Employee - Business Manager
    Current Employee - Business Manager

    I have been working at Estée Lauder Companies

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

    Pros

    They care about their employees. They really want to develop and train their associates.

    Cons

    Lot of standing, stressful at times to meet goals.

    Advice to Management

    I am thankful I had the opportunity to be part of the Estee Lauder Team. I learned a lot and I appreciated the support and talented people that I was able to work with.

  11. Products Specialist

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very good company and recommend working. I worked for them foe more than a year.

    Cons

    cant think of nay cons.

    Advice to Management

    Management know what their are doing.

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