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Updated November 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 8 reviews)

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

Cons
  • Also some roles have poor work/life balance (in 11 reviews)

  • No work life balance, except for some (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly people and free coffee and snacks

    Cons

    Ugly office, long office hours


  2. "Elizabeth Arden"

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

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time

    Pros

    It was a wonderful place to work. People are very friendly and really care about the Company doing well. You definitely drink the Kool-Aid. It has since been bought by Revlon but hopefully the spirit of the company continues.

    Cons

    The pay is ok - standard for the industry but less than you would make at bigger CPGs.

  3. "Working at Elizabeth Arden Warehouse"

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

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good health insurance they have a 401k match.holiday pay

    Cons

    working in a warehouse that reach 90 degrees in the summer


  4. "Beauty Consultant/Manager"

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

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time

    Pros

    Faboulous Skin Care Products and Great Makeup.

    Cons

    Skin Care Line is expensive for the average salary.


  5. 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.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Wonderful people and great teamwork"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time

    Pros

    great collaboration amongst departments, great people, fun and exciting brands, and overall professional environment

    Cons

    lack of budget for the implementation of innovation, new trends, and new ideas

    Advice to Management

    be open to growth and new ways of doing things


  7. "EA Review"

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    Current Employee - Architect in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Architect in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly Seniors, Peers, co-workers. Very convenient location e.g. just off I-95 and next to Stamford Metro-North station.

    Cons

    Nothing as such to mention about

    Advice to Management

    Nothing specific

  8. "Global Marketing"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden as an intern

    Pros

    Great company culture, promotes collaboration and all employees are willing to help out

    Cons

    Communication regarding open positions and opportunities


  9. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst, Project Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Analyst, Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Elizabeth Arden has a great company culture that is the perfect hybrid of a large corporation and a small entrepreneurial company. Most people are friendly and there is a lot of transparency with little hirearchal politics.

    Cons

    Most departments needed more bandwidth, most people were there after hours and they needed more resources.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be afraid of change.


  10. "Planner"

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    Current Employee - Supply Planner in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Supply Planner in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I have been with the company for 7-8 years. I love the experience I have gained over those years by doing different jobs within the company. I love the culture the company has and the willingness to work with you as an employee.

    Cons

    There is a lot of uncertainty now with being bought by Revlon. Moral is low now more than ever as everyone is scared they are going to lose their jobs. It sad to watch the company I love fall into this rut. There are also many people in jobs that i truly think are not qualified for and the only reason they have those roles is due to seniority and not skill set. Also some roles have poor work/life balance. All you do is work and you get burnt out quickly.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to your employees and let them know what is going on, especially now. You have many very valuable employees that hold certain departments together that are looking at jumping ship because of all the uncertainty and lack of communication.


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