Art Van Furniture Reviews

2.5
90 Reviews
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  • Great Company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bay City, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bay City, MI

    I worked at Art Van Furniture full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Good Income if you work for it, builds employee confidence, great training

    Cons

    You need to work for your money as it is commission, 5 day work week, nice environment to work in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to coach your employees well.

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Art Van Furniture Interviews

Updated Mar 6, 2015
Updated Mar 6, 2015

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    Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Art Van Furniture.

    Interview Details

    The interview was very professional, welcoming and enlightening. I did not find any or the interviewer's questions difficult. The entire interview process lasted about 45 minutes to an hour with many of the questions referring to my experience and knowledge within the industry and my past work experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did you choose to apply to Art Van Furniture?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in West Michigan, 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, 2009
101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in West Michigan, 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.artvan.com
Headquarters Warren, MI
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1959
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Family-owned Art Van Furniture ought to be family friendly. The firm -- Michigan's #1 furniture seller -- offers medium-priced home furniture and bedding in some 35 Michigan stores. The chain has undergone a renovation, adding more upscale furniture (it sells Sealy, Simmons, and Broyhill brands) and perks such as children's play areas. The company is known for its aggressive sales and service. (Employees have been known to greet patrons carside with umbrellas on rainy days.) Chairman Art Van Elslander, who has 10 children (some active in the business), founded the firm... More

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