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Elizabeth Arden Reviews

Updated June 12, 2017
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Elizabeth Arden Chairman, President, and CEO E. Scott Beattie
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Pros
  • Work Life Balance is a focus with an understanding family relationships are critical for happy successful associates (in 7 reviews)

  • Great benefits, you can learn a lot about business here (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Also some roles have poor work/life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • The only thing I can think of is no benefits because I am part time (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Accounts Payable Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden full-time

    Pros

    Arden has a great work environment.

    Cons

    Raises are not that great.


  2. "Manager"

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

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Sometimes very quiet. Must be pro active


  3. "maintenance"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician in Salem, VA
    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician in Salem, VA
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    paid vacation holidays insurance 401K match up to 3%.they have regular communication meetings,to let you know what is going on in the company.

    Cons

    is a hot environment to work in the warehouse reaches temperatures 90-plus


  4. "No gratis but want you to wear expensive products"

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    Current Employee - Cosmetics Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Cosmetics Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden part-time

    Pros

    Very nice products and a put together uniform

    Cons

    You do not get gratis and the products are so expensive but they want you to wear them but they do not pay you well enough. It's hard when you work part time and you can't get the products. Every other counter alllll employees get gratis.

    Advice to Management

    Give employees products to use to be better brand embassadors. It's hard to sell when you are not wearing it


  5. Helpful (3)

    "Sorry Ms. Arden"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time

    Pros

    great people great products great heritage

    Cons

    management gets worse by the day ran a great company in to the ground not sure they can make it back

    Advice to Management

    hire and keep people that know what they are doing-not your friends and people with degrees that don't matter. don't layoff people the week before bonus payout-they earned their bonus and deserve it-bad enough you lay them off-stop being SLEEZY and not paying out bonuses due to your mismanagement while you walk away with millions


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Working for Smaller Companies can have Great Rewards!"

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

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

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial company that was fun to work for with great people throughout.

    Cons

    Lack of strategic planning to maintain growth in the business with new product innovation.


  7. "Disappointing."

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    Former Employee - Beauty Consultant
    Former Employee - Beauty Consultant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good training
    Good product allocation
    Great staff shop and staff discount 50%

    Cons

    Bullying account manager, no interest from area manager. (Brent Cross counter)
    Stressful atmosphere at work.
    Lack of progress.
    Very old fashioned company with not a lot to offer.

    Advice to Management

    Please take some interest regarding your account managers actions. It is not normal for so many people to leave because of one person and not investigating it.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Some Excellent Leaders"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Summer Hours every Friday, Salary not bad, work from home, potential for growth depending on one's desire. Had one boss that was a great leader and helped the team out. Then there were those that wanted you out because you did not deserve to be working for them

    Cons

    Don't promote those that don't deserve it or do not have the experience. Should have pushed those out that were far too comfortable in their roles.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time

    Pros

    Exciting beauty perks, got to learn a lot about the industry

    Cons

    Not a lot of communication, didn't involve intern that much


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Really great, genuine, kind people

    Cons

    Resources are very lean these days


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