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Herman Miller President, CEO, and Director Brian C. Walker
Brian C. Walker
53 Ratings
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    Great Employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Herman Miller full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Approachable and supportive management, flexible work schedules, supportive and collaborative sales team, substancial 401K contributions, supportive and encouraging of educational pursuits and professional development

    Cons

    Spend a lot of time with data entry, reporting which gets in the way of selling. Not a great on-boarding program for new employees....must be self-sufficient.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Herman Miller Interviews

Updated May 27, 2014
Updated May 27, 2014

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    SMB Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Herman Miller.

    Interview Details

    1 Phone interview with recruiter with Toby, who is extremely nice, and the interview will sail through. It's not a real interview.
    2 Phone interview with Regional Sales Director, where you will get general questions about what skills you have and what you think it takes to succeed, how you have been successful in the past, etc.
    3 Regional Sales Director invites you to meet personally, and continues on same line of questioning.
    4 Create a presentation for the National Sales Director, VP of Sales, and a couple coworkers to demonstrate basic presentation skills and answer a few more general questions.

    Interview process is in general very easy, the questions did not probe very deep, and they generally see you in a more positive and credible light than many other interviewers.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They don't let you negotiate salary, but there is no cap on your commission rates so in hindsight you should be able to squeeze a few more % points.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

Herman Miller Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Website www.hermanmiller.com
Headquarters Zeeland, MI
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1905
Type Company - Public (MLHR)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors HNI, Haworth, Steelcase

Desk jockeys can ride Herman Miller's products all the way up the corporate ladder and home again. A top US maker of office furniture, it's known for developing designs for corporate, government, home office, leisure, and health care environments. Herman Miller's products include ergonomic devices, filing and storage systems, free-standing furniture, lighting, seating, textiles, and wooden casegoods. It makes products in the UK, US, and China and sells them worldwide through its sales staff and dealer network, as well as through independent dealers and the Internet. The US... More

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