Avon Products
3.1 of 5 411 reviews
www.avoncompany.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

Avon Products Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
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3.1 411 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

Avon Products CEO Sheri S. McCoy

Sheri S. McCoy

(110 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good work/life balance if you are in the Rye office"
    in 20 reviews
  • "Flexible schedule, work from home, work directly with people or online"
    in 17 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work/life balance is poor to non-existent, depending on who you work for"
    in 13 reviews
  • "Upper Management doesn't believe in a proactive method to turn North America around"
    in 23 reviews
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Great Company to work with.

Senior Executive Unit Leader (Current Employee)
Chandigarh

I have been working at Avon Products part-time for more than 10 years

ProsNice products,nice earnings,nice management to support nice environment to work,Good platform for women to empower financially.

ConsMore efforts,but comparatively less benefits.

Advice to Senior ManagementEarning structure should be revised.Overall good.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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it's agr8 feeling to work at Avon

Avon Representative (Current Employee)
Calcutta

I have been working at Avon Products part-time for more than 10 years

Prosgood products,good prospect,good earning,friendly atmosphere,helping upline,good guidence.

Consnow leaders are increasing in company.

Advice to Senior Managementthey r very much supportive.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not so Great

Manager Orderfullfilment (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Avon Products full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI work For Avon India and I join this organisation due to its global sts.
It was a good place to work

ConsNo system, and too much of changes that too quite frequently

Advice to Senior ManagementNo Advise

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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innovative

Consultant (Current Employee)
Calcutta

I have been working at Avon Products part-time for less than a year

Prosgood products, efficient teamwork,better returns

Consproducts gets delayed in delivery

Advice to Senior Managementmore user friendly environment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing in terms of Corporate arena.

Art Director (Current Employee)
New Delhi

I have been working at Avon Products full-time for more than 5 years

ProsDifferent products in the same brands along with the Fashion accessories

ConsNot so much of creative in terms of Branding/launching of a new product

Advice to Senior Managementshould listen and share some ideas of the employee, never impose others to listen.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Zone Manager (Former Employee)
Delhi

I worked at Avon Products full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat Experience Work Environment Exposure

ConsTop Management Impractical Incentives Profile

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to work.

Zone Manager (Current Employee)
Calcutta

I have been working at Avon Products full-time for more than 5 years

ProsAvon is good pay master.Money wise you dont need to ask it will come autometicly
Always Doing someting new to devlop product and services.Has automited almost every thing.In 5 yrs in avon india i have seen sea changes.From Worst opperation to one of the best.
Good working enviroment.

ConsFrom past 5yrs working is same position.And since 9 month not been able to learn new thing.
No Change of learning new thing.

Advice to Senior ManagementTheir should be career progression for everybody according to their ablity

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great corporate culture

Engineer (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at Avon Products full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat work life balance, atmosphere and coworkers. Promotion within the company is a constant norm.

ConsLots of changes within the NA region of the company. Can get a little confusing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great experience with lot of learnings

Project Director (Former Employee)
São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

I worked at Avon Products full-time for more than 3 years

ProsAtmosphere of the work. Global company to work with people from all part of the world.

ConsCareer Opportunity should be more broadly communicated.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on priority and simplify processes.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I had a lot of fun and the products sold themselves

Independent Sales Representative (Former Employee)
Hampton, VA (US)

I worked at Avon Products part-time for more than 3 years

ProsLots of support, work at your own speed and pace, great discounts, ongoing training available

ConsLow profit margins. When I signed up for Avon, it was "under" any representative; I just came in off the street and signed up. I wasn't really interested in doing the whole "level" thing of recruiting people and bringing people in, I just wanted to get a discount on the products and sell to my friends. This worked great for a few years but then they assigned me to someone and that's when the pressure started. All of sudden I was being encouraged to trick people into coming to recruiting "parties" and because my sales were kinda high I was being called constantly trying to get me more into recruiting. It took all the fun out of it for me.

Advice to Senior ManagementI think Avon is a great company and it is what you make of it....I think management has been consistently on the right track. The cons that I listed above were personal to me; overall I think its a great company to work for and you can have tremendous potential.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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