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Avis Budget Group Reviews

Updated November 6, 2017
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  • Work life balance is a challenge at times (in 44 reviews)

  • Long hours but you'll find you have pride in doing things from the ground up, hard work lay off but you have to put your time kn (in 72 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "SR. Operations Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You receive a company car, when you work for the management staff. They do cover insurance as well. Which is fantastic.

    Cons

    The fact they give you a car they feel they can pull on your strings like a puppet.

    There is no consistency in schedule, or hours that you work. As a manager, you're expected to do hourly work, and have no time for reports during your 10 hour shift.

    Advice to Management

    Stop taking advantage of the managers.


  2. "Basics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A job with nothing exciting going on

    Cons

    Very low pay at Hobby Airport

  3. Helpful (2)

    "No room to grow"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Bwi Airport, MD
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Bwi Airport, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time

    Pros

    Get to meet ppl from all over the world

    Cons

    Unfortunately they rather hire some Yankee doodle from a random comany to be manager, then to hire there deticated hard working employees to promote as managers. Can't move up in the company at all. There is so much gossip from the managers, bickering and argumein between every one. They pay is unfair and the employeesecond are so over worked that they ate physicaly getting sick. Managers are stressed put and fustrated. We need more staffing and more fleet.

    Advice to Management

    Stop over working your employees and appreciate them and maybe they would stick around. Create some kind of program to help us grow in the company.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Service Agent"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Agent in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Service Agent in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People where good to work with

    Cons

    The hours where to unpredictible

    Advice to Management

    give service agents more flexibility on their time


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Car and Trucks are great. That's about it."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great cars and great trucks

    Cons

    No benefits, no potential career growth, it feels like a dead end. Computers literally crash at least once a day and don't get me started on the printers. when you call support to help you with anything they will not help and put you on hold for an hour. The stores are understaffed while customer service is out sourced. They don't research compition before raising prices so sometimes are more than double the prices of competitors that within walking distance.

    Advice to Management

    Stop outsourcing customer service and put some of the support people in he stores. The stores are under staffed and there is no point in having a support that can't do anything. We don't even call the support line anymore.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "It's a check"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Guaranteed 40hours and decent insurance , somewhat decent people

    Cons

    Clique environment , stagnant with no room for growth. Compensation out of touch with today's real world salaries

    Advice to Management

    Get in touch with your employees ...no wonder you're ranked lower than competition


  7. "Payroll"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    benefits, benefits, benefits, benefits, benefits

    Cons

    Bonuses, management, layoffs, no overtime, training

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Claims Adjuster"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Avis Budget Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company had excellent health benefits.

    Cons

    The Liability Department had very poor management which resulted in a departmental layoff, and transfer of claim files to a Third Party Administrator.


  9. "Not the best team"

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    Current Employee - Rental Sales Agent in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Rental Sales Agent in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Commission incentives
    Union
    Pay is okay

    Cons

    Management is not the most effective
    Shift bid every 6 months


  10. "Operations Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager
    Current Employee - Operations Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary and definitely room for growth if you put in the time. Opportunity for advancement is there if you take the stress levels for years and years.

    Cons

    Hours are ridiculous, inconsistent schedule, company car is great but you have to switch it out every week and it is mostly just used for driving to and from work. Extremely long vacation blackout periods


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