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Dale R Carlsen
47 Ratings
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Sleep Train Mattress Centers full-time (Less than a year)

    Positive Outlook
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO


    Great benefits including 401k, Dental, Medical, Visual, & Life insurance .
    Pay is above average.
    Opportunity to move up with merger with MFRM.
    Great leaders and training, initial training is almost 2 months long.


    Weekends mandatory.
    Commission doesn't start until after 2 months of training/ supervised selling.
    ESOP Program lost with merger.

    Advice to Management

    Don't lose Dales vision with the merger although he's still heavily involved in the company. It seems they are slowly taking away important things.

Sleep Train Mattress Centers Interviews

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer


    Phone interview to make sure you're willing to work the long hours and to weed out complete idiots, then a first interview at the San Leandro HQ, then a final interview. Nothing out of the ordinary. While you're waiting for your interview they seat you in this little corner with a TV playing some company values video.

    Interview Questions

    • You know, the whole "sell me this pen" thing. That was my first time getting the question in an interview. I didn't think I nailed it, but I got the job   1 Answer


    No negotiation from what I could tell.

Sleep Train Mattress Centers Awards & Accolades

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Winning Workplace - Best Overall Company to Work For, San Bernadino Sun, 2014
Winning Workplace - Best Workplace Culture, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, 2014
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Additional Info

Headquarters Sacramento, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1985
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

Sleep Train Enterprise founded in 1985 by Dale Carlsen, our enterprise is an established leader in the bedding industry. Today we have over 300 stores on the West Coast. Each division continues to expand with the commitment to excellent customer service and the hard work of a highly trained staff.

We offer a first-rate training program to ensure success within your new... More

Mission: Our employees are the reason Sleep Train is the premier mattress retailer on the West Coast.

We Deliver Healthier Lives One Mattress at a Time.

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