Arrow Electronics, Inc.: What's it like to work here?

Arrow Electronics, Inc.

59 reviews from employees

kununu Score: 3.1Recommendation: 56%
Breakdown

59 employees rated this employer with an average of 3.1 points on a scale from 1 to 5.

32 employees recommended the employer in their reviews. The employer was not recommended in 25 reviews.

Met a lot of people, travel, and good pay.

4.3
Recommended
Former EmployeeWorked at Arrow Electronics in Roseville, CA.

What I like

Good team, nice offices, always meeting new people.

What I dislike

They could use better teamwork to leverage outreach.

Suggestions for improvement

More in depth use of technology to automate and promote the products.


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Since arrow acquisition of converge stability has improved in all areas of the work environment.

4.3
Recommended
Former C-Suite / LeadershipWorked at Arrow Electronics in Peabody, MA.

What I like

Good people good management. Overall, great place to work.

What I dislike

A few upper level people who have been there since beginning need a kick in the pants.

Suggestions for improvement

Maybe on snow storms let us go early to get home safely.


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Too uptight and too micromanagement.

2.4
Not recommended
Former EmployeeWorked at Arrow Electronics, Inc. (Gahanna, OH) in Gahanna, OH.

What I like

The pay and my coworkers.

What I dislike

Management was contradictory during meetings but very strict during regular work. Attendance became inflexible in the mornings during the part of the year that had the worst weather. HR was very nosy. Daily metric would fall into very low percentage for the smallest things which ran the risk of you being fired for poor performance even if you work hard.

Suggestions for improvement

Make daily percentages and metrics accessible to employees at all times to prevent people from falling behind. Revise the daily asset numbers as they were unreasonably high as we were expected to hit those numbers every day even if we didn't have enough assets that day. Don't point employees for everything.

Company Culture

There were many almost like HS groups of coworkers that if you weren't in you were treated like an outsider.

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Learned about how bad the company was through other reviews.

Work-Life Balance

Started out fine but then upper management increased our work load by an hour and expected us to work weekends. So we ended up working 9 hour days all week plus 8 hour overtime on Saturdays.

Career Development

There wasn't any.

Handicapped Accessibility

None were I worked.

Overall compensation for your work

Pay was decent but vacation, sick, and personal time was very limited.

Inclusive / Diverse

Pretty even in workforce diversity.

Environmental Friendliness

There were three bins for recycling.

Workplace Safety

Safety was decent but with all the security guards everywhere it felt like we were treated like we were stealing things.

Teamwork

Many coworkers were nice enough to help if you asked. But there was a lot of pettiness if you ever got on anyone's bad side.

Attitude towards older colleagues

Older coworkers were the nicest and willing to help if you asked.

Support from management

Some of leads were great and helpful but others were picky about everything you do.

Office / Work Environment

Very hectic and confusing some days or slow and boring other days.

Challenging Work

Everything was pretty easy.

Job Security

There was a lot of turnover in the warehouse some temps or new hires wouldn't even make a week or even their first day. If you were tarty for even the the slightest things or you left early even if you had a good reason you would get a point if you got 12 you were fired.

Internal Communication

Since I worked in warehouse most of the time we'd end up getting important information a few days to even a week after we were supposed to be doing certain things differently.

Gender Equality

Just as many women as there were men in pretty much every position.

Freedom to work independently

We worked at our own stations unless we were told differently.

Benefits and perks are outstanding, but unless you're a Manager or higher, you're 100% dispensable and not cared about.

3.5
Not recommended
Former EmployeeWorked in Marketing/product management at Arrow Electronics, Inc. in Englewood, CO.

What I like

On-site amenities, modern office, very cool projects of the company, benefits

What I dislike

Lack of internal support, lack of production resources, ability to twist perceptions of employees to their own benefit

Suggestions for improvement

Care more about WHY the company exists than the bottom dollar.


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Not very good with a lot of work to be done and expectations based on nothing

2.7
Not recommended
Former EmployeeWorked at Arrow Electronics, Inc. in Denver, CO.

What I like

There is nothing positively relevant about working here

What I dislike

the whole philosophy, the old way of hierarchy structure, and nobody cares about no one

Suggestions for improvement

there are a lot of different areas to improve on, starting with clear expectations and treatment


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it a large company that offers a lot of opportunity and goes through change but has trouble communicating with that

4.0
Recommended
EmployeeWorked at Arrow Electronics, Inc. in Denver, CO at the time of review.

What I like

there is opportunity to grow and learn here which is always nice the people are also great to learn from

What I dislike

it is too corpoate and large for its own good

Suggestions for improvement

they should be able to offfer a better benefits package for suicha large company they do a mid grade offereing


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When a CEO does not care for it's employees anymore you know it is time to move on... Sad but true.

2.5
Recommended
Former EmployeeWorked in Logistics/materials management at Arrow Electronics, Inc. in Englewood, CO.

What I like

The actual employees with seniority are really nice and willing to share company knowledge with you.

What I dislike

Too many chiefs and not enough Indians to get the job done.

Suggestions for improvement

Since when does contract/temp works represent more than actual employees.


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pay is moderate to lower, environment is professional

3.9
Recommended
EmployeeWorked in Finance at Arrow Electronics, Inc. in Englewood, CO at the time of review.

What I like

proximity to where I live


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Work in corporate finance group

3.7
Recommended
EmployeeWorked at Arrow Electronics, Inc. in Denver, CO at the time of review.

What I like

Nice compensation and I enjoy my department

What I dislike

Too much turnover in all areas and little worklife balance

Suggestions for improvement

Offer flexible work environment or part time options for dedicated employees. Need better maternity leave options.


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Review on temporary employment at Arrow Elctronics Windsor CT

1.5
Not recommended
Former Temp / ContractorWorked in IT at Arrow Electronics in Windsor, CT.

What I like

Good entertainment from Alexa keeps you moving.

What I dislike

Any form of Harassment coming from co workers not addressed.

Suggestions for improvement

Providing better training opportunities for career development, providing better PPE materials since Material come with lots of dust and dirt. Provide better medical supplies like DayQuil since dust from items make everyone sick

Career Development

I was good as a notebook technician, but even though there wasn’t any opportunity to be trained else were even though there where vacancies.

Overall compensation for your work

They asked everyone to apply for vacant positions but never employed anyone, after working hard and pulling good rates. The same wage for night and day shifts even though we work throughout the warehouse if needed.

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