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"A command and control organization yet to evolve as an innovative organization"

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

I worked at Premier Farnell full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Good people in the organization in US offices

Cons

Too much inertia to change

Advice to Management

Still a command and control organization. Yet to evolve as an innovative organization.

Other Employee Reviews for Premier Farnell

  1. "Sales job is great, could improve benefits a bit"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Specialist in Kraków (Poland)
    Current Employee - Business Development Specialist in Kraków (Poland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Premier Farnell full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - ownership and independence in everyday tasks
    - good vision and growth in EE, strong leadership, positive outlook after acquisition by Avnet
     - great people to work with
    - good Salary for Krakow standards
    - customers love Farnell as a distributor - trusted brand

    Cons

    - benefits and social care not up to market standards
     - bonus structure unclear and unsatisfactory
    - job titles do not reflect everyday duties - rather demeaning

    Advice to Management

    invest in experienced reps, be fair and more generous on bonuses, be more transparent and communicate clearly


  2. "Fantastic company with great opportunities"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Premier Farnell full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    * Everyone is friendly and always willing to help
    * Very family orientated environment even though it is a global organisation
    * Great development opportunities - I started in the contact centre working my way up to team leader and then moving into HR.
    *Free fruit, Gym, Subsidised restaurant and free car park!
    * The company offers a concierge service for dry cleaning, parcel delivery and taxi bookings to name a few!

    Cons

    people are always too happy and smiley

    Advice to Management

    *Invest more in your people

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