MonaVie Reviews

Updated October 5, 2014
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  1. Long-time distributor

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    Current Employee - Bronze Distributor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Bronze Distributor in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at MonaVie part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing products choices and great compensation plan in this company. If you want to look younger and feel good, then these products are for you! And once you're in, you may as well do business with them to get your products for free.

    Cons

    People's mentality is hard to change, so many avoid getting into the business of community commerce or network marketing. However, you can remain just a customer and keep yourself and your family healthy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep being real and lead this company into a healthier future!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. Good employees, but poor executive direction.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Jordan, UT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Jordan, UT

    I have been working at MonaVie full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Pay is good.
    - Co-workers are great.
    - The opportunity for strategic growth and training is currently amazing.
    - Hopefully a foundation is being built that can turn things around.

    Cons

    - C-level management either doesn't know how or doesn't want to change, so things stay the same so far ("you can't teach an old dog new tricks" comes to mind).
    - Some c-level doesn't understand how to lead people in modern business. It doesn't work to say "I'm the boss so do what I say" anymore. Doing that, you'll just lose the ones who are any good.
    - Current lack of communication throughout the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Listen to the employees who are providing feedback or voicing concerns... They are trying to help.
    - Decide on a path and stick with it. Don't try to do all opportunities all at once. Do one thing and stick with it so it can succeed.
    - CEO needs to lead his team.
    - "The quest stands on the edge of a knife---stray but a little and it will fail. Yet hope remains while the company is true..."

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. Worst Call center Experience EVER!!

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    Former Employee - Customer Support in South Jordan, UT
    Former Employee - Customer Support in South Jordan, UT

    I worked at MonaVie full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The only thing good about working in the call center at MonaVie was the option of working from home.

    Cons

    Think three times before applying and accepting an offer to work in the call center giving support to a different country other than USA. Be advised!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Customer services agents are the front line of the company when interacting with the customers. If you don't provide these professionals with a decent training and atmosphere to work for sure you will keep having this high rate of turnover.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. do not go there now

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in South Jordan, UT
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in South Jordan, UT

    I worked at MonaVie full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    was a good company, gave a flexibility of technology selection, good compensation and good benefits

    Cons

    business run down, due to management incompetence - typical MLM trend

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    just quit and hire real managers - education and management experience FIRST

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. Stuggle

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    Former Employee - Manager in South Jordan, UT
    Former Employee - Manager in South Jordan, UT

    I worked at MonaVie full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Depending on the day.

    Cons

    Can't get out of its own way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let the people that do the work get the credit

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. Slow Downward Slide

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MonaVie (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Some great people are working here, they are really talented and can do amazing things. Compensation was good.

    Cons

    C level management cannot deal with disagreement. Ideas that are not in line with their line of thinking are considered confrontational and result in discipline.

    VP and Presidents were not given the freedom or authority to fix problems, but were blamed for failures anyway.

    The MLM structure does not do anyone any favors. If a product is good enough to sell it shouldn't need the extra baggage and cost of a MLM structure.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start listening, concentrate on real growth, not the temporary spikes that are unsustainable.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. Good stepping stone

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MonaVie full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The training and the benefits were good, but the leadership was just okay. They tried to give back to the community and they tried to make peoples dreams come true.

    Cons

    The company used to be very generous and created a great culture, but that didn't last too long. Once Management gave a younger family member a chance to honor the family name.....While the young family member made significant gains in operation efficiency, he ruined the whole Support Department. Once the best support center in the state with the lowest turn over rates was dwindled down to just a couple of the same employees.

    The CEO did try to pull a good to great on the company as he often spoke about, but I wouldn't say the people who left were the wrong people on the bus. There really isn't much you can do with the low paying positions though so I couldn't say I had a better answer.

    I experienced this a couple of years ago. Def take my review with a grain a salt and see whats happening there currently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep being positive to life as you tough many to do.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  9. MonaVie is a good company to work for but the network marketing business model is semi-predatory in nature.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Support in South Jordan, UT
    Former Employee - Customer Support in South Jordan, UT

    I worked at MonaVie full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The compensation is above average and there are opportunities for promotion within the company. Many people have moved up into different ranks. There usually was a need for competent IT personnel and programmers since they were hard to keep. The customer service department can work from home which is a big plus. It seems like with the new leadership taking hold they are eliminating some of the problems.

    Cons

    MonaVie has tried to reinvent itself several times over the past 3 years. This has lead to somewhat of an identify crisis and there has been a big turn over in management. The pace of new initiatives has been somewhat frantic and helter-skelter which has created the feeling of always being in emergency mode. The biggest negative about working for MonaVie or any network marketing company in general is the failure rate of distributors. It is difficult to see how few distributors actually make money and most of the hype and the hope that is sold doesn't pan out. The business model seems quite flawed since so few distributors actually make money.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10. The Story of the Once Was Great now What?

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    Former Employee - Supply Management in South Jordan, UT
    Former Employee - Supply Management in South Jordan, UT

    I worked at MonaVie full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Cafeteria on Site
    Starting to invest in Leadership Training (weekly session)
    Health Benefits, Medical on site, The Basics

    Cons

    Salary lower then average
    Tactical company day to day, no strategy, and their plans seem to be more throw stuff up on the wall and see what happens. Weak people on C Level and in Regional roles. Politics, typical MLM BS, whatever happened to good quality service and product and operations? This place has so many problems it's almost impossible to prioritize what to do next. The good news is if you are willing to help fix them you have a job as long as they are around. This is a weird place to work if you are not from the Utah LDS Breed or Right Wing Conservatism mixed with Holy Acai Juice that is really powder that may or may not be healthy.
    Old Technology and Innovation is lacking. They had to outsource jobs to keep cost in control and also removed a lot of jobs in 2013 and early 2014. The problem is they didn't get rid of people that caused the downslide of the company and cash problems. They are still there acting like everything is ok and it isn't.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the advice of your Turnaround Experts and Advisory Board. Mynt may make it but right now only popular in limited single wards in Utah County. The rest of this mess we just need to clean up and get some talent and expertise to make things happen quickly before we run out of time and money completely. Fire Brasil Management and start over. Fire EU Management and Start over, Fire 3 people on C level that are not "Mynt" qualified and too old to even turn on facebook on their mobile.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11. 1 person found this helpful

    Never felt secure...

    Former Employee - Compliance Specialist in South Jordan, UT
    Former Employee - Compliance Specialist in South Jordan, UT

    I worked at MonaVie full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Allowed telecommuting, good benefits, in-house health clinic. Occasionally got to travel to foreign countries when we were opening up a new market.

    Cons

    Always big changes around the corner. Never felt secure in employment. Cut out basic break room supplies like paper plates, plastic utensils, etc... The company made lots of backroom deals with big time distributors that were forbidden to the average distributor. Lack of ethics.

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