Avery Dennison

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Avery Dennison Reviews

Updated 16 September 2014
Updated 16 September 2014
225 Reviews
3.4
225 Reviews
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Avery Dennison Chairman, President, & CEO Dean A. Scarborough
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144 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good careers oportunity ; good work/life balance specially in the European HQ (in 15 reviews)

  • Fun work environment with a good work life balance (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • Used to have work-life balance, now it's just talk (in 7 reviews)

  • Upper management do engage at the production level to relate to all employee group (in 12 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Lack of Vision

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director  in  Painesville, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Director in Painesville, OH (US)

    I worked at Avery Dennison full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Pay, colleagues below top management level are quality people with good intentions.

    Cons

    Short sided Leadership team always fishing in the same pods with blind spot for new market potential

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize talent and embrace innovation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Avery Dennison Response

    Aug 12, 2014Digital Communications Specialist

    Thanks for your review. We'll look into better ways to communicate with the leadership team.

  2.  

    Good Company with excellent Benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Tech IV
    Former Employee - Tech IV

    I worked at Avery Dennison full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good benefits package
    Nice working conditions

    Cons

    Company make alot of unexpected decisions-some good some bad.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    ALways focus om better communication

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Avery Dennison Response

    Aug 07, 2014Director, Global Digital Corporate Communications

    We'll look into better ways to communicate at the senior management level, thanks for the input.

  3.  

    Excellent Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager  in  Brea, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Brea, CA (US)

    I worked at Avery Dennison full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great People and training for Marketing.

    Cons

    Lots of meetings and maybe too much consensus-building.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great wor.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Overall, a good place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager  in  Brea, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Brea, CA (US)

    I worked at Avery Dennison full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company culture - employees care about the business and manage it like it is their own, but more importantly also care about each other.

    Cons

    The office products industry as a whole is in structural decline. There is significant consolidation among manufacturers as well as retailers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow the trend of work moving from physical paper based products into more digital solutions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    IT

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

    I have been working at Avery Dennison

    Pros

    Open communication, global foot print, good collaboration

    Cons

    Not good planning of projects

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work

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

    I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time

    Pros

    Great Continuous Improvement environment with a the fun element

    Cons

    Not a good balance between work and personal life

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    An evolving company, focused on a new life

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Pasadena, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA (US)

    I worked at Avery Dennison full-time

    Pros

    Company feels connected and small even though they are a good-sized Fortune 500 organization
    Pay is at market and you are rewarded - this can be controlled by your immediate management
    Employees take pride in working for the company and it shows
    Global organization that allows employees to grow
    Work-life balance is actually balanced
    Re-focused to boost a positive external image

    Cons

    Company moves slowly at times
    Office politics follows the hierarchy of levels
    Senior management are not as visible or connected to employees as they should or could be
    Company values feel very "Corporate" and sometimes lack a real human element

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get involved with employees without an official corporate program - make it something totally authentic. If you want to be seen as new and current, a new office space will not cut it.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Strong performing company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Avery Dennison

    Pros

    company pays well; talented and motivated workforce

    Cons

    political, chaotic at times with constant organizational changes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay more attention to middle management, focus on execution

  10.  

    Employer not providig advancemet in career opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The Senior Management of the company is too good

    Cons

    More training and advancements in career will help an employee in succeding i his career.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Be careful

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Esenyurt, Istanbul (Turkey)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Esenyurt, Istanbul (Turkey)

    I worked at Avery Dennison full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Not fair income,management team is not ethic, standard company good for managers

    Cons

    International environment, generally not fully follow the policies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to balance salaries between employers.,

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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