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Affinion Group Reviews

Updated December 12, 2018
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Pros
  • "Although a big company still able to offer flexibility, work life balance and lots of opportunities" (in 18 reviews)

  • "All staff on all levels including management are friendly and great people to work with" (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper Management restructured a lot" (in 15 reviews)

  • "Changing business model has been challenging but needs to happen" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Best Summer Internship"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - AIM in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - AIM in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Affinion Group part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly Technology environment, vast opportunity to learn and Grow.

    Cons

    None, would not change anything.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good Work


  2. "Accounting supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Accounting Supervisor in Franklin, TN
    Current Employee - Accounting Supervisor in Franklin, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Affinion Group (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Laidback culture and friendly environment

    Cons

    Not a lot of room to grow

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Affinion International - Portsmouth"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Affinion Group part-time

    Pros

    There are many Opportunities to progress and develop within the business.

    The company is very focused on employee engagement and wellbeing, there is always something going on, i.e. Theme Days, Charity fundraising, Health Month.

    The people at Affinion are what makes it a great company to work for.

    Cons

    Yet to experience any!


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Company is changing for the better"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Affinion Group full-time

    Pros

    Change is happening and people are excited

    Cons

    There aren't any cons change is good

    Advice to Management

    Keep moving forward!


  5. Helpful (2)

    "No business plan/No Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Affinion Group full-time

    Pros

    work/life balance
    free coffee and bagels

    Cons

    CEO is arrogant and is solely focused on his own compensation
    CFO is a bully with little talent and the maturity of a toddler


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Nice Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Affinion Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management is great to work with.

    Cons

    Inconsistent schedules are a killer


  7. Helpful (4)

    "Accounting Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Accounting Specialist in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Accounting Specialist in Stamford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    401K match, nice place to work

    Cons

    bad management, no opportunity for growth, they don't appreciate the good employees. Mostly favor to men. Hostile work environment

  8. Helpful (3)

    "sinking ship"

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    Former Employee - Business Unit Leader
    Former Employee - Business Unit Leader
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Affinion Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lack of direction from upper management can provide short-term opportunities for experimentation and growth at lower levels.

    Cons

    - Long-term debt obligations create bad incentive structure for upper management decision-making.
    - No consistent or cohesive company-wide strategy to pull together a geographically-distributed workforce.
    - No meaningful communication from upper management.
    - Ongoing workforce reductions lead to ineffective middle management structure, with little understanding of or oversight into individual business units.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Very Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Affinion Group full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance, great people, great culture, open to new ideas

    Cons

    Older technology. May not be suitable for new people.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Ok-ish"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT

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

    Pros

    Great people at team level

    Cons

    Poor management skills throughout the departments