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Avis Budget Group Reviews

Updated 14 November 2018
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  • "Work life balance is horrendous" (in 48 reviews)

  • "Hard work, long hours standing or running around, detailing cars in heat" (in 77 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Really good, enjoyed it a lot

    Cons

    No advice to give to anyone

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Revenue Management Analyst- Good job but rubbish location"

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    Former Employee - Revenue Managemtn Analyst in Bracknell, England
    Former Employee - Revenue Managemtn Analyst in Bracknell, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avis Budget Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and pay increases
    Bonus at every level
    Nice people

    Cons

    Bracknell location not good for young people (in general)

  3. "Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avis Budget Group part-time

    Pros

    A lot of opportunity to make a mark due to senior management leading change.
    Great office - newly refurbed with onsite gym.
    International /EMEA set up offers a diversity of relationships and interactions with colleagues

    Cons

    Legacy systems slow all innovation
    HR is not strong although under the spotlight currently
    Low margin business so costs are king
    Very complex business and matrix working isn’t for everyone
    Parking can be tricky at Bracknell HQ

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on your people rather than cost lines
    Further improve internal comms


  4. "Challenging work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time

    Pros

    varied activities and challenging work environment

    Cons

    maybe the work life balance


  5. "Very good company, young team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Relocation
    Good base salary
    Flexible hours
    International team

    Cons

    Most of the activities are based in different countries


  6. "Poor place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time

    Pros

    None, shocking place to work

    Cons

    Horrendous management and bad culture


  7. "Fast paced, undisciplined, loads of opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced
    undisciplined
    loads of opportunities
    so much room to make a difference

    Cons

    undisciplined
    lots of waste
    Can be frustrating

    Advice to Management

    More development, especially for Managers and leaders

  8. "ABG BSC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avis Budget Group full-time

    Pros

    Good work enviroment, good tranning sessions

    Cons

    Busy work days, sometimes stress tasks

    Advice to Management

    Continue the good work, continue the supportive aproches


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great People and Culture"

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    Former Employee - Multiple in Bracknell, England
    Former Employee - Multiple in Bracknell, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avis Budget Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The biggest pro is the people, there is a certain type of people that stay in the company and make it a great place to work.

    Cons

    Still adapting to the new very american culture having been two independent entities for many years.

    Advice to Management

    Don't under estimate the value of people with knowledge of the legacy systems like Wizard


  10. "Competition Data Coordinator (Placement)"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avis Budget Group full-time

    Pros

    Fun work environment, really nice office (refurbished), challenging but exciting role, opportunities to get involved in other departmental projects.

    Cons

    Some tasks can be quite repetitive, but overall this is a very interesting role.


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