Elizabeth Arden

  www.elizabetharden.com
  www.elizabetharden.com

Elizabeth Arden Reviews

Updated 7 October, 2014
Updated 7 October, 2014
59 Reviews
2.6
59 Reviews
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Elizabeth Arden Chairman, President, and CEO E. Scott Beattie
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31 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They also offer great discounts on products and spa services which is an enormous plus as a female employee (in 3 reviews)

  • You learn a lot about the beauty business, experts teach you makeup techniques, how to prepare gifts and you learn about all the fragrances (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • no work life balance, constantly working around the clock (in 5 reviews)

  • No room for growth, at leats in the department that I worked in (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden

    Pros

    Lots of training, gratis, bonus opportunities. Great products.

    Cons

    Low wages, no TV marketing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put money into advertising.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company with a lot of history and an awesome vibe but horrible management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Guest Service Representative in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Guest Service Representative in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very fun environment to work in, very stylish and hip. Compensation is on the lower end for entry level jobs but an opportunity for upward mobility.

    Cons

    Management is uninvolved with the day-to-day operations, the company discriminates based on ethnicity. Need to take on a lot of responsibility and pick up the slack from other employees, very often in higher positions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to redefine the organization

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Birmingham, England (UK)

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Prestige company, business development, leadership

    Cons

    Limited chance to grow, lack of assistant, perks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Personal growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    "The Arden Way"

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervision in Roanoke, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Supervision in Roanoke, VA (US)

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Modern tooling: workforce amiable, but their A to Z enterprise process, which include proper training and orientation is forty years past.

    Cons

    " Egos, and Department management has rather inflated ones. Front line supervisors are good.
    " Tooling is modern, product is somewhat in demand, Directors are full of themselves.
    * But EA is a source for income and most companies have their challenges.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take your eyes off your offices, dream of what can be. A streamlined, "Lean" pick and output.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Big company name , small company mentality

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden

    Pros

    The company has good benefits, time off, friendly employees

    Cons

    High turnover rate, no room for growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    nice

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Makeup in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Makeup in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    friendly nice helpful professional fun

    Cons

    not enough work i dont haave any thing negitive to say

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    good core values, stability

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)

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

    Pros

    salary was very good and benefits were excellent

    Cons

    no work life balance, constantly working around the clock

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Friendly/flexible work environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -pretty flexible if you need to work from home or take a few hours off every once a while if needed
    -off at 2pm on Fridays
    -friendly coworkers

    Cons

    -products are just alright in my opinion
    -workload quite heavy and very little support due to limited resources
    -not seeing advancement opportunity

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Learned a lot, fun place to work

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Elizabeth Arden as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Open work environment, lots of collaboration, rebranding process was helpful and fun to be a part of

    Cons

    Some miscommunication among upper management. My boss for the internship was not helpful and did not take the time to teach me. Instead, she did everything for herself and left me bored.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Assign interns specific long term projects instead of smaller tasks.

    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Can't seem to find the right way to steer the ship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Elizabeth Arden

    Pros

    Some great team members, flexible work hours

    Cons

    Can't seem to get their act together, Senior management out of touch with the employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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