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New York, NY
10000+ employees
1946
Company - Public (EL)
Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.

As the global leader in prestige beauty, we touch over half a billion ... Read more

Mission: The Estee Lauder Companies has the values of a private company and the financial sophistication of a public company. We care about our people; we take a long-term view of the future. We are driven by passion and ideas.

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Estée Lauder Companies President, CEO, and Director Fabrizio Freda
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    I worked at Estée Lauder Companies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    HQ positioning, excellent benefits, feeling of job security

    Cons

    corporate bureaucracy, lower on the pay scale, slow to change processes

    Advice to Management

    invest more in retaining good talent

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Estée Lauder Companies Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Estée Lauder Companies (New York, NY) in December 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online. It took some time to get a phone call back, but the interview process was quick and professional once it got going. The Talent Acquisition Manager at Estée Lauder Companies contacted me first for a casual phone interview to get my background. She told me the position I applied to had been filled and after hearing my background suggested another role which I agreed would be ideal. Shortly after the phone call, she emailed me a job description that just opened up, I confirmed I was interested, and she set me up with my first of four interviews the next day. The interviews consisted of me sharing my portfolio of work, talking about my background, what they were looking for, and why I was interested in the position. Everyone was very easy to talk to, polite, and professional. From first contact with HR about possible opportunities to receiving a formal job offer letter took about a week and half.

    As someone who was seeking a new position while still working I appreciated how fast the company was able to get me through the interview process while being able to schedule the interviews around my availability. 5 Stars!

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Company Updates

  • #Joinourfamily. Want to make the most out of your interview with our Company? Feel empowered to ask thoughtful questions that will help you determine if a job captures your career aspirations. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQiyf

  • In recognition of Pride Month, Doug Jensen, VP of CRM and Corporate Marketing Analytics, reflects on gains made towards achieving greater equity in the workplace and why The Estée Lauder Companies is a great home for LGBTQA talent. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQiPv

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Estée Lauder Companies Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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