Olan Mills Reviews

56 Reviews
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56 Reviews
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Olan Mills Chairman and CEO Olan Mills II
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    I manage the store from top to bottom, photography, work papers, asr and making appointments.

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    Former Employee - Store Manager  in  Taylor, MI
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Taylor, MI

    I worked at Olan Mills full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working with others, making people laugh and enjoying learning new things every day.

    Cons

    When the company was bought by life touch.

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    always keep an open mind.

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Olan Mills Interviews

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    Manager/Photographer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Harper Woods, MI
    Anonymous Employee in Harper Woods, MI
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Olan Mills in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    I met the manager and went over questions about how long I have been a photographer and were. What I will be doing once I get a studio to run. Which is Photography, sales, be creative with the photos with all ages, turn the studio into a profit. I manage phone calls, appointments and selling prepays on the floor to customers.

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Website www.olanmills.com
Headquarters Chattanooga, TN
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1932
Type Company - Private
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

The picture is clear for Olan Mills, America's leading producer of family portraits, with hundreds of photo studios across the US. The company operates through two divisions: Church Directories (its top revenue generator, with about 60% of the national market) and Studio Portrait (featuring several hundred studios in Kmart, Belk, Macy's, and other major retailers in the US and Puerto Rico). The company serves 11,000 churches and publishes more than 3 million church directories each year. Founded in 1932 by Olan and Mary Mills, the company was owned by their son, Olan Mills... More

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