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Amway Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Work/life balance promoted at higher levels (in 24 reviews)

  • Good working environment, no big GAP between Senior and Junior, more flexible working hours (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management has been pushing through projects that the market does not want and other departments know it will not succeed (in 12 reviews)

  • Top heavy, a slow moving ship on projects (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Good Job"

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    Former Employee - IBO
    Former Employee - IBO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great job, you can make as much as you want with hard work

    Cons

    Make sure you pick the right team


  2. "Writer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ada, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ada, MI
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amway full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Just grin and bear the politics and you will survive. DO not complain!!

    Cons

    VERY political! Atmosphere depends on your Mgr. -- some are great and others need to be replaced. Work can be overwhelming!

  3. "Amazing work environment"

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    Current Employee - R&D Department Manager in Buena Park, CA
    Current Employee - R&D Department Manager in Buena Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amway full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Brilliant employees
    Opportunity to develop amazing nutrition products
    Global business allows for more opportunity for advancement
    Global travel
    Beautiful facilities
    Flexible works hours
    4 day work week

    Cons

    Large company creating some bureaucracy in moving new things forward.

    Very accepting of new ideas but can be difficult to translate into action due to size and culture of the company.


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amway full-time

    Pros

    Nice salary, great benefits,and lots of nice people

    Cons

    Sometimes have lay offs due to lost of contracts


  5. "Family values, good pay, good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Ada, MI
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Ada, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work environment
    Good pay for the area
    Work/life balance promoted at higher levels
    Excellent benefits

    Cons

    Large company red tape which leads to many meetings and slow decision making


  6. "Worked with a great team and learned many things"

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    Former Employee - Entrepreneur in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Entrepreneur in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amway part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    If you work at Amway you'll be able to learn new things by traveling for meetings, conducting presentations, readings and adventure. All of this depends on your recruiter and team. I've personally learned a lot from it.

    Cons

    Uncertain future. You don't really know if you want to keep working with them as a full time career.


  7. "Principal Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amway full-time

    Pros

    It is a dynamic corporation with opportunities at domestic and international operations.
    Great communication and updates of corporate objectives and performance.
    Competitive compensation.

    Cons

    Travel for work may be required and varies with project site.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the transparency to corporate objectives and performance.

  8. "Amway"

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    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Ada, MI
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Technician in Ada, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Freedom to grow within company

    Cons

    Lack management, too political, lots of finger pointing


  9. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amway full-time

    Pros

    Great compensation, benefits and other perks

    Cons

    Don't embrace strong female leadership
    Has become a culture of competition vs. team work

    Advice to Management

    Listen to staff at the lower levels regarding work-life balance and morale


  10. "Manager global brands"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amway full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Travel opportunities, very intelligent scientists, and salary

    Cons

    Leadership does not treat employees well, not backing them up in tough situations and placing blame at lower level staff to save themselves

    Advice to Management

    Get back to being nice to employees and stop treating them like criminals who you can't wait for them to slip up and fire them


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