Avery Dennison - Great place to raise family but not to advance | Glassdoor
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"Great place to raise family but not to advance"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Product Manager in Brea, CA
Current Employee - Product Manager in Brea, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

The company has a friendly culture and is overall a very family friendly. The atmosphere provides opportunity to learn in different areas, become experts in one area. Almost everything that is done is marketing uses consumer insights through internal research or industry knowledge.

Cons

The compnay is very hierarchical and many functions are passive agressive. So you have to learn to navigate in order to get your job done. Also, it is very difficult to grow in the company and promotions are usually past due.

Advice to Management

Need to develop a flatter structure and provide opportunity for people to grow.

Other Employee Reviews for Avery Dennison

  1. "Aren't honest about assignments"

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    Former Contractor - Quality Manager in Clinton, SC
    Former Contractor - Quality Manager in Clinton, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Avery Dennison as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Been around a long time.
    Some work is federal contracts

    Cons

    Toxic Corporate Environment ("Buddy System" permeates, cliquish)
    Dishonest about US assignments especially those they're sending to Mexico and China.
    Do not train!...
    Middle, Entrenched management are threatened by initiative from subordinates and often finds ways to dismiss the best people.

    Advice to Management

    Honesty IS STILL the BEST Policy. If you only need a temporary employee, be decent enough to..
    1)Hire them direct instead of using 3rd party employers
    2)Tell them UP front.."We need someone for just two weeks BUT it could be longer or we might need you in another part of the plant". That way, the prospective employee would know for sure going in. (Do unto others as you would have done unto you)
    3)Analyze and evalutate your middle management for signs of "feather bedding"


  2. "the team was good but the overall company is slow and bureaucratic"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    smart people, good location (Boston)

    Cons

    long winded business approach. No focus on growth

    Advice to Management

    Please focus on growth. Be nimble.

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