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Avant Reviews

Updated March 17, 2017
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3.3
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Avant Co-founder, Executive Chairman Al Goldstein
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92 Ratings

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Pros
  • Great co-workers & work environment (in 15 reviews)

  • Casual dress code, great location in the Loop (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • They brag about how much better their corporate office is than the call center (in 13 reviews)

  • Lack of transparency from upper management (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avant full-time

    Pros

    A great company culture with many opportunities.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of.


  2. "Best Company To Work For"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Transparent, open culture
    Flat organization
    Collaborative
    Very entrepreneurial
    Open to new ideas
    Everybody is friendly and approachable

    Cons

    No cons at all. Company is great.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!


  3. "Still a Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avant full-time

    Pros

    Great environment where you can take on as much responsibility as you want

    Cons

    Still have some start-up growing pains

    Advice to Management

    More communication


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  5. "Great Perks"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of amenities, driven co-workers

    Cons

    None to mention so far


  6. "Average"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice Employee friendly work place

    Cons

    Sort of unorganized. Only 4 years in business.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  7. "Very exciting and friendly environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Clean, open space
    -Great desks that adjust height
    -Professional management team
    -Flexible hours
    -Lunch credit
    -Focus on personal development

    Cons

    -Loose goals structure
    -Low communication between teams
    -High turnover

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on interdepartmental communication


  8. "Great work environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teams eager and willing to help, casual dress code, lunch allowance, free snacks/drinks, relaxed work environment, standing desks

    Cons

    Too soon to tell as of now

    Advice to Management

    Nothing yet


  9. "Perfect all around fit for me"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can't beat the benefits, culture, team and challenging work combination. From the initial interview I felt complete transparency of communication.

    Cons

    Can't think of any at the moment.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to customer and team centered focus!


  10. "Compliance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avant full-time

    Pros

    Very unique and open culture.

    Cons

    Too early to tell if there are any cons

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  11. "Worst Company Ever"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Coffee machine works occasionally and it's ice in the freezer.

    Cons

    Where do I begin? Management is a joke. They sell you a bag of goods that spoil so fast it'll make your head spend. High turnover. Worst company I've EVER worked for.



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