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Arrow Electronics Reviews

Updated April 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Good work-Life balance and lot of scope to learn new things (in 25 reviews)

  • Benefits are good; flexibility if one finds it necessary to work from home (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Absolutely no work/life balance (in 26 reviews)

  • Also matters on who you know or are friends with in upper management (read formerly Melville now Englewood) to get promotions (in 19 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Credit Representative/Finance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Credit Specialist in Melville, NY
    Former Employee - Credit Specialist in Melville, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company offered great benefits

    Cons

    Employee Family was not a priority to management


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arrow Electronics full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Technology driven company. Always something new and interesting to work on.

    Cons

    Slim margins, very financially driven.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be short sighted, get a longer range perspective.


  3. "Good company with a lot of room for growth"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are many advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    New reqs take forever to get filled, leaving teams to cover large workload in the in-between.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Arrow is a normal corporate ran business."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Demand Generation in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Demand Generation in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arrow Electronics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people are great to work with.

    Cons

    There is a lot of friends of Managers that are hired who seem to take advantage of the friendship and work whenever they want.


  6. "Great Team"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - AR Analyst in Englewood, CO
    Current Contractor - AR Analyst in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arrow Electronics as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great enviroment and Team. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Some micro-management of computer and phone use by the manager.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with all your employees not just managers or supervisors.


  7. "Senior Project Lead"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Lad in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Senior Project Lad in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arrow Electronics full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Growth potential and good work/life balance

    Cons

    Micro-management and under utilization of skill set


  8. "Field sales"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Field Sales Representative in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great incentive plan for employees

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are limited for employees

    Arrow Electronics Response

    Feb 23, 2017 – Manager, Recruitment Systems & Operations

    Thanks for sharing your experience at Arrow. With regards to advancement opportunities, please check out the newly released "Global Career Framework", to see what opportunities may look like across ... More


  9. "Lots of Changes and Growth"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Database Analyst in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Database Analyst in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    During my career at Arrow there have been alot of changes. Mostly growth with a few downturns interspersed. Benefits are good and there are alot of perks in the Denver area.

    Cons

    Sometimes it is too large and you get lost.

    Arrow Electronics Response

    Feb 23, 2017 – Manager, Recruitment Systems & Operations

    Thanks for your dedication to Arrow and for taking some time to write us a review! (Wow, over 10 years!) We are thankful for you commitment, and, we understand we're a pretty big company. Glad you've ... More


  10. "Good company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Specialist in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Account Specialist in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, Lots of advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Can get lost, feel like just a number

    Advice to Management

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    Arrow Electronics Response

    Feb 1, 2017 – Manager, Recruitment Systems & Operations

    Thanks for writing us a review - we're grateful for your commitment, and that you've found ways to advance within the company during your time here. Keep up the great work!


  11. "Warehouse Clerk"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arrow Electronics full-time

    Pros

    People I worked with and the culture

    Cons

    The amount of hours worked and Benefits.

    Advice to Management

    There were opportunities

    Arrow Electronics Response

    Feb 1, 2017 – Manager, Recruitment Systems & Operations

    Thank you for your contribution to the company while you were with us - it sounds like the people were part of the best thing about working at Arrow. Even though it would seem you are no longer with ... More


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