Eastern Mountain Sports Reviews

2.9
88 Reviews
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Mark Walsh
10 Ratings
  • Mountain Life

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Guide in Nashua, NH
    Current Employee - Store Guide in Nashua, NH

    I have been working at Eastern Mountain Sports part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome Work environment - probably the best in retail.
    Lots of benefits (Ski passes, Prodeals, Etc.) and flexible scheduling.
    Ability and resources to learn about the outdoors.
    Passionate, knowledgable staff.

    Cons

    Low pay, little/no room for career growth, and issues with being bought out by vestas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow for career paths and upbringing within the company, and make better quality gear (EMS Brand!)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Eastern Mountain Sports Interviews

Updated Mar 23, 2015
Updated Mar 23, 2015

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    Floor Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Was pretty laid back overall, we sat outside. It was done very well, initial contact was quick, efficient and professional. Job was offered and was happy to accept. I felt welcomed onto the team in a very short amount of time.

    Interview Questions
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    Accepted Offer

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Additional Info

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Website www.ems.com
Headquarters Peterborough, NH
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Operated By Reorganizing
Founded 1967
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Founded in 1967, EMS now has community stores in 70 east coast locations full of knowledgeable, credible people who love what they do for customers. The EMS Schools serve over 5000 participants annually and earn the highest possible ratings for customer satisfaction. EMS.com offers a hand-picked assortment of great gear and apparel for novice to expert outdoor... More

Mission: We exist to make it easy for people to love the outdoors and spend more time outside.
EMS is the trusted source for must-have gear, apparel and guidance for people who... More

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